American Council of Academic Plastic Surgeons
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Active Membership Application          Associate Membership Application          Membership Benefits

Mail your completed application along with a copy of your most recent curriculum vitae to the ACAPS Administrative Office (there is no application fee). Applications are reviewed twice annually at the Spring Annual Business Meeting/Retreat and the Fall Business Meeting.

Active members shall be teaching faculty in training programs in plastic surgery and fellowships in plastic surgical specialties approved by the Residency Review Committee for Plastic surgery (RRC) or Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPS(C)) and who are certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery (ABPS), the RCPS(C) or who have qualifications as determined by the Board of Directors. Teaching faculty of non-accredited fellowships may apply for Active membership and will be considered for approval by the Board. Active members shall have the right to vote, hold office, or, in their absence, designate a proxy to represent them.

Associate members shall be individuals who are teaching faculty not yet certified by the ABPS or the RCPS(C), other educators and plastic surgery residency program coordinators committed to plastic surgery education and who have a special interest in the purposes and activities of the Council. Associate members are encouraged to attend functions of the Council but shall not be eligible to vote and/or hold office in the Council.

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