Member Benefits

  • Subscription to JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery, AAFPRS official journal, published by the AMA ($179.00 value)
  • Subscriptions to About Face (our weekly electronic newsletter) and Facial Plastic Times
  • Grassroots advocacy —where we fight to preserve your right to practice and call yourself a Facial Plastic Surgeon
  • Exclusive member-only discounts on registrations, over 300 surgical videos and other AAFPRS products and services
  • Mentor/Mentee and practice management programs to help you run a successful practice
  • Online access to the LEARN educational portal, where you can obtain learning materials, CME and view surgical videos at reduced or no cost
  • Collaborations with key organizations—including, the American Medical Association
  • Leadership opportunities that advance your career and our Specialty, through speaking engagements and service on vital committees
  • Connections with colleagues through AAFPRS Online Communities and the membership directory
  • Participation in the FACE TO FACE humanitarian program to assist those in need—here in the US and abroad
  • AAFPRS Foundation Fellowships, with ACPSE accredited programs
  • Media outreach to elevate awareness of the Academy and our members via placements in national and regional media, equating to more than 45 billion annual impressions

Member Categories

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Physicians who have completed residency and who are interested in facial plastic surgery may apply for Associate membership. They may retain their membership for up to four years after completion of residency training with the expectation that during this time they will become board-certified by a recognized American examining board of medical specialties in a specialty applicable to the head and neck area or its equivalent and then upgrade to member status.

To apply for Associate level membership, please contact the AAFPRS Member Department at (703) 299-9291 or via email to info@aafprs.org.

 Year 1  US Associate  $370.00
 Year 2  US Associate  $485.00
 Year 3  US Associate  $600.00
 Year 4  US Associate  $715.00
 Year 1  CAN Associate  $360.00
 Year 2  CAN Associate  $452.00
 Year 3  CAN Associate  $538.00
 Year 4  CAN Associate  $630.00

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) be 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 and 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.

 US  Fellow  $765.00
 MILITARY  Fellow  $642.00
 CAN  Fellow  $680.00

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.

 Year 1  US Member  $370.00
 Year 2  US Member  $485.00
 Year 3  US Member  $600.00
 Year 4 >  US Member  $715.00
 Military  US Member  $604.00
 Year 1  CAN Member  $360.00
 Year 2  CAN Member  $452.00
 Year 3  CAN Member  $538.00
 Year 4 >  CAN Member  $630.00

Physician must: (1) Submit a copy of board certification from your country. (2) Be in practice for a minimum of one year. (3) Submit a completed membership application and a non-refundable $75 processing fee. (4) References from Academy members are preferred, but not required.

 International  Member  $300.00

Physicians who are in residency training and who are interested in facial plastic surgery may apply for Resident membership. They may retain their membership for up to two years after completion of residency training with the expectation that during this time they will become board-certified by a recognized American examining board of medical specialties in a specialty applicable to the head and neck area or its equivalent. Applicants must submit a Resident Application and obtain the signature of either the Residency Training Program Chairman or Director to verify status in the program. The AAFPRS Reference Form may also be used to satisfy this requirement.

There is no charge for Resident Membership. To apply for Resident level membership, please contact the AAFPRS Member Department at (703) 299-9291 or via email to info@aafprs.org.

Application Forms

Member Application Form
Applicant Reference Form

You may submit your completed application via email to info@aafprs.org or by mail to:
AAFPRS Member Services
310 S. Henry Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
USA

If you have questions regarding AAFPRS membership or the application process, please contact the Member Relations Department at (703) 299-9291.