Resident Grants Available for Cosmetic Surgery Forum


The Cosmetic Surgery Forum 2014, jointly sponsored by the Dulaney Foundation, Practical Dermatology® magazine and Cosmetic Surgery Forum, LLC, will take place December 3 through December 6, 2014 at The Palazzo Hotel Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. Course Director Joel Schlessinger, MD, FAAD invited residents and fellows to attend this certified CME forum. According to Dr. Schlessinger, who is also Chief Cosmetic Surgery Editor of Practical Dermatology®, the goal of this meeting is to help physicians apply current clinically relevant data and expert strategies in cosmetic surgery and dermatology. This symposium will feature practical tips and innovative solutions to cosmetic surgery and dermatology challenges, as well as ways to improve clinician understanding of the scientific concepts and clinical data related to neurotoxin therapy, cosmetic dermal fillers, skin lighteners, cosmeceuticals, fat treatments and drugs in the pipeline. Cosmetic Surgery Forum also features analysis and discussion of risk management in medical practice, problem-solving and proper patient disclosure, as well as patient communication and privacy issues.

To facilitate this educational opportunity, the Residents and Fellows Program awards up to 75 grants covering airfare, hotel and registration for senior residents and fellows. Qualification is based on the individual's good standing within their residency or fellowship program and timely submission of an abstract of exceptional quality. Qualifying abstracts will cover a dermatology or cosmetic surgery topic and will take the form of a case report, informative session on a sign or symptom or a topic review. Please note that no abstract submitted for consideration will be eligible if it has already been, or is in consideration for publication elsewhere at any time prior to the meeting. The deadline for first round consideration is Sunday, August 3, 2014 at 11:59 p.m.Applications submitted between August 4 and August 31, 2014 at 11:59 p.m. will be considered for positions as alternates and will be ranked by the review committee. Grants will be offered to alternates only as they become available.

Authors of the selected abstracts will be asked to expand their abstract into both a 3 to 4 minute PowerPoint presentation, as well as an 11”x17” color poster presentation. The expanded version of this abstract will be presented to the selection committee and an audience of peers and other attendees on the first day of the meeting. The top 20 presenters will be asked to present a second time for the Committee Chairs*. The Top 10 will then be asked to present in the general session over the course of the next two days. Those individuals will also be asked to expand their work, which will then be published in Practical Dermatology® during the course of 2015.

Applications and abstracts should be submitted here. For questions, please contact Natasha Mohr at


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