Since 1995, the Aesthetic Concierge Group has been part of a trusted network of medical and non-medical professionals seeking the best clinical outcomes for patients and clients.  Check out these trusted industry associations for further resources, education, and training:

  1. The American Academy of Aesthetic Medicine | |  Dedicated to teaching physicians who have a scientific and clinical interest in exploring the aesthetic medical facet of their practice. AAAM teaches the art, science, techniques, and procedures of aesthetic medicine to licensed physicians, regardless of specialty.
  2. The American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine (A4M) | | The A4M is dedicated to the advancement of technology to detect, prevent, and treat aging related disease and to promote research into methods to retard and optimize the human aging process.
  3. American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery | | The AACS serves the public and the professional community as a resource for all aspects of this medical and surgical field.
  4. American Academy of Dermatology | | AAD is one of the largest and most influential dermatologic associations in the world and is committed to advancing the treatment of the skin, hair, and nails; advocating high standards in clinical practice, education, and research in dermatology; and supporting patient care for a lifetime of healthier skin, hair, and nails.
  5. American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery | | The AAFPRS is one of the world’s largest specialty associations and represents more than 2,700 facial plastic and reconstructive surgeons throughout the world.
  6. American Society of Plastic Surgery | |  Founded in 1967, is the leading professional organization of plastic surgeons certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery who specialize in cosmetic plastic surgery. The ASPS mission is to advance quality care for plastic surgery patients by encouraging high standards of training, ethics, physician practice and research in plastic surgery.
  7. Aesthetic Surgery Education and Research Foundation | | The mission of the Foundation is to identify and pursue those issues relevant to advancing the safety and effectiveness of aesthetic medicine through independent, unbiased, directed research and education
  8. Foundation for Facial Aesthetic Surgery | | The mission of the Foundation of Facial Aesthetic Surgery (a Non-Profit, Multi-Specialty Foundation) is to foster a sense of cooperation and knowledge exchange between the medical specialties that are primarily involved in the science, practice and teaching of facial aesthetic surgery and non-surgical medical aesthetics. The Foundation supports annual symposiums taught by leading educators with a particular emphasis on aesthetic rejuvenation.
  9. National Coalition of Estheticians Association | | Helping Estheticians raise standards with national credentialing and continuing education accreditation. The NCEA was founded by Susanne S. Warfield in January 2000. At the time, the American Academy of Dermatology’s (AAD) Allied Health Committee was looking to liaise with the skin care industry. One of NCEA’s goals was to bring the industry to agree on use of terminology, esthetician job tasks, and the hours of training necessary to be successful in today’s skin care industry
  10. National Aesthetic Spa Network | | NASNPRO is an exciting resource for estheticians, spa owners, therapists, and beauty professionals. The mission of NASNPRO is to elevate and educate skincare and spa professionals to become successful in their career and business.
  11. The Aesthetic Industry Association | | The Aesthetic Industry Association (AIA) is the first and only member-driven organization dedicated to the long-term health, sustainability, and development of the $12.5 Billion medical aesthetic industry. For the past 25 years Medical Insight has provided the benchmark market research data and metrics charting the continuous growth of medical aesthetics across the globe.
  12. The Professional Beauty Association (PBA) | | Advances the professional beauty industry by providing our members with education, charitable outreach, government advocacy, events and more. Pro Beauty is the largest organization of salon professionals with members representing salons/spas, distributors, manufacturers, and beauty professionals/NCA.
  13. Society of Dermatology Skin Care Specialists | | Society of Dermatology Skin Care Specialists members have worked as Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to help develop the National Esthetician Certification. Membership passed a resolution in 2009 that all Estheticians working in a medical setting should attain the NCEA Certified credential to better serve the needs of patients and to help raise the licensing standards of our profession.
  14. American Board of Hair Restoration Surgery | | The American Board of Hair Restoration Surgery is internationally recognized as the only board certification focusing on hair restoration surgery for physicians worldwide. The (ABHRS) is a surgical certifying board organized to examine physicians in the area of hair restoration surgery; and the ABHRS is a surgical certifying board organized to promote the safe practice of hair restoration surgery.
  15. The Aesthetic Society | | Devoted entirely to aesthetic plastic surgery and cosmetic medicine of the face and body. The Aesthetic Society is comprised of over 2,600 Plastic Surgeons; Active Members are certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery (USA) or by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and have extensive training in the complete spectrum of surgical and nonsurgical aesthetic procedures.
  16. The Aesthetic Multispecialty Society (AMS) | | The Aesthetic Multispecialty Society (AMS) has been created to gather the Aesthetic Medical community together, promoting education and knowledge sharing with the primary goal of improving techniques and good practice in the field of Aesthetic Dermatology and Surgery.
  17. The Aesthetic Show | | Multidisciplinary medical education meeting focused on the rapidly expanding field of aesthetic medicine. This unique show brings new procedures, products, and technologies, as well as a group of the top physicians in the aesthetic industry, together in a highly condensed and effective venue.
  18. Vegas Cosmetic Surgery Show | | Vegas Cosmetic Surgery is the premier conference and event for all medical aesthetic practitioners, with its incomparable faculty leading you through a deep dive into the science, techniques, and technologies behind medical aesthetics. 
  19. American Med Spa Association and Shows | | Addressing legal issues and compliance is still its cornerstone but Am Spa has become a multi-faceted national organization for the medical spa industry. In recent years, it has introduced a variety of clinical training options to go along with its established business-related events.
  20. RealSelf is aesthetic consumers and providers “Go-To Advisor” for Plastic Surgery and Cosmetic Procedures.  Thousands of photos and reviews of surgical and non-surgical aesthetic procedures and treatments with comments.  Real patients give every aesthetic service ratings, including their famous “Worth It” and “Not Worth It” ratings.  RealSelf is a great place to do research and see what aesthetic consumers are saying about their experiences, including the good, bad and ugly.  Unbiased cost and procedure information is available and extremely useful for any aesthetic provider to know.