American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
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American Academy of Facial Plastic
and Reconstructive Surgery
310 S. Henry Street
Alexandria, VA 22314

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Membership Summary
Applicants must be a M.D. or D.O. to be eligible to apply.

Resident
Physicians in a residency training program interested in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery must submit a completed membership application and obtain the signature of either the Residency Training Program Chairman or Director to verify status in the program. The enclosed reference form can be used. If licensure is not required in the program, submit it in writing, along with the application…

Resident Requirements  |   Reference Form*

*Physician applying for the Fellowship Program must be a Resident member first. Please allow two months for processing.

Automatic Upgrade To Member
Physicians who are resident or associate members can automatically advance to Member once proof of certification by an appropriate examining board has been established.

Member and International
Physician must be: (1) A diplomate of a recognized American board of medical specialties in a specialty applicable to the head, face and neck area, or its, equivalent. (2) Be in practice for a minimum of one year. (3) Submit a completed membership application and a non-refundable $75 processing fee. (Member applicants only) (4) A copy of your Curriculum Vitae. (5) Four references from 2 Academy Fellows, 1 Chief of Specialty Surgery and 1 other colleague.). International Applicants – Please submit a copy of your board certification from your country and references from Academy members are preferred, but not required.

Annual Dues: Members $700 per year; International members $270 per year.

Member Requirements |  International Requirements  |  Reference Form*

Automatic Upgrade to Fellow Member
Physicians who are ABFPRS certified can automatically advanced to Fellow once proof of certification has been established.

Fellow
Physician must be: (1) A diplomate of a recognized American examining board of medical specialties in a specialty applicable to the head, face and neck area, or its equivalent. (2) A Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS), the Royal College of Surgeons (C) (FRCS Canada) or a diplomate of the American Board of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery (3) A citizen or resident of the United States or Canada. (4) In practice for a minimum of 3 years. (5) Physician must submit (a) a completed, membership application, (b) non-refundable $75 processing fee, (c) a copy of your curriculum vitae, (d) Four references (2 Academy Fellows, 1 Chief of Specialty Surgery, and 1 other colleague), and (e) surgical procedure list (f) 35 operative reports of surgery done within the last calendar year if you do not hold an ABFPRS Certificate.

Annual Dues: $750 per year.

Requirements  |   Reference Form*

* Note: A Fellowship Program application and a Fellow member application are not the same thing. Usually, Resident members apply for the Fellowship Program.

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