American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery
AACS is the organization that represents cosmetic surgeons in the American Medical Association through its seat in the AMA House of Delegates.
American Board of Cosmetic Surgery
The mission of the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery (ABCS) is to serve the public by promoting the safe and ethical practice of the specialty of cosmetic surgery. Diplomates of the ABCS shall demonstrate the highest standards of training, knowledge, and expertise, as determined by a process of peer review and standardized examination and certification.