Call for Abstracts

The Aesthetic Meeting 2020 (April 23 - 27)


On behalf of The Aesthetic Society's Program Committee, we invite you to submit an abstract for The Aesthetic Meeting 2020 sponsored by the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery and the Aesthetic Surgery Education and Research Foundation, to be held at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, Las Vegas, NV, April 23 - 27.

We are planning another exciting meeting and hope to be able to include your presentation as a part of our excellent educational program. Here's a list of some of the offerings planned:

  • Thursday
    • Women Aesthetic Surgeons' Symposium
    • Residents and Fellows Forum
  • Friday Education Opportunities
    • Physician Extenders
    • Rhinoplasty Symposium
    • Premiere Global Hot Topics
    • Cosmetic Medicine
    • Skills for Successful Patient Coordinators
    • Patient Coordinator Alums
  • Cadaver Workshops - Friday, April 24 and Saturday, April 25
  • All New Inclusive Education - Saturday, April 25 - Monday, April 27
  • Aesthetic Marketplace (commercial exhibits and more) - Saturday, April 25 - Monday, April 27

Abstracts will be grouped by topic, to include face, breast, body contouring, rhinoplasty, and miscellaneous topics. You may submit as many abstracts as you like, however, each presenter will be limited to only one presentation per topic. Each abstract must be a completed study, following the stated outline, and as extensive as possible to permit accurate review. Incomplete abstracts cannot be evaluated and therefore, cannot be accepted.

Abstracts must be original presentations and cannot have been presented at a previous national plastic surgery meeting. Abstracts will be peer reviewed and held to CME compliance standards. Abstracts will be presented in The Aesthetic Arena located in The Aesthetic Marketplace. No CME is provided.

International Participants - International abstracts will be considered for the Scientific Paper Program. We encourage our international colleagues to submit abstracts and be a part of The Aesthetic Meeting 2020 and will be eligible for nomination for the Raymond Vilain Award. This award is presented for an outstanding international scientific presentation at The Aesthetic Meeting.

All correspondence will be conducted via e-mail. Your e-mail address is required for abstract submission. If you change your e-mail address, it is your responsibility to inform us at

Oral Presentations:

Oral abstracts for the 2020 Scientific Papers will be presented in a 5 minute format.

The abstract must be 800 words or less, utilizing the following mandatory outline:

  • Goals/Purpose:
  • Methods/Technique:
  • Results/Complications:
  • Conclusion:

Scientific Poster Presentations:

  • Poster presentations are limited to 12 Power Point Slides (not including the title slide).
  • The slides will be formatted and displayed during the week.
  • Scientific Posters must be submitted by a physician, no company produced posters will be accepted.

Thank you for your interest in The Aesthetic Meeting 2020 and your commitment to furthering education in aesthetic surgery.

Jamil Ahmad, MD

Program Chair