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Masters Course in Liposuction Procedures and Techniques

August 24 - August 26, 2022 (Cerritos, California)

USD 5,500

Non-member: USD 5,700
General Information:

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of IAME and the American Academy of Aesthetic Medicine. IAME is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. IAME designates this live activity for a maximum of 24.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM*Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

*AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM are used by physicians to demonstrate that they have participated in educational activities and obtained CME credit to document meeting the requirements of state medical boards, medical specialty societies, specialty boards, hospital medical staffs, the Joint Commission, insurance groups, and others. 

Course Objectives:
1. Identify relevant surgical anatomy of areas of treatment for liposuction. I.e. Liposuction of the neck, liposuction of the breast, liposuction of the arms.
2. Employ proper treatment protocols to perform liposuction procedures.
3. Conduct efficient consultation, identify indications and contraindications, and do proper pre-operative preparation as well as identify safety issues, potential complications and how to manage these potential complications.

Disclosure statement:
Dr. John Kim, MD FAAFP discloses no relationships with ineligible companies.

IAME  has assessed conflict of interest with its faculty, authors, editors, and any individuals who were in a position to control the content of this CME activity. Any identified relevant conflicts of interest have been mitigated. IAME's planners, content reviewers, and editorial staff disclose no relationships with ineligible companies.
Course Includes:
  • Course Syllabus
  • Course Certificate
  • Products for use in Hands-On Workshops
  • Light Continental Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Coffee Breaks
Refund Policy

Note that refunds or credits for cancellation are not provided after August 3, 2022. If you cancel prior to August 3, 2022, a $250 administration charge is deducted from your paid course registration. No fee will be deducted if credit is transferred to another AAAM event before August 3, 2022; credit must be used within six months. Full registration fees are forfeited after the cancellation deadline. No-shows are considered cancellations and any refund or credit is forfeited. All refunds must be requested in writing to info@aaamed.org

Hotel Information

This course will be held at Cerritos Medical Center, 11911 Artesia Blvd, Cerritos, CA 90701.


  1. A copy of your medical license must be received for admittance to the course. Please email your medical license to membership@aaamed.org.
  2. AAAM Provides Continuing Medical Education Credits. For CME purposes, attendees must sign in at AAAM registration each morning before entering the meeting room. CE credits are awarded based upon your hours of attendance; full credits are only awarded for attending the course in its entirety.
  3. To claim your CME credits, complete the course evaluation survey delivered to you via email within 3 business days of the course. After completing the survey, you may print and save your CME statement. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  4. Your AAAM Certificate will be provided to you at the course provided that you registered a week before the start of the course. Registrants after that date will receive their AAAM Certificates by mail following the course. Course attendance on each day is mandatory in order to receive your AAAM Certificate. Your AAAM Certificate will not be awarded if you miss any portion of the course, and you will have to make up the portion of the course at a subsequent course, and at your expense.
  5. Your AAAM Course syllabus will be provided to you at AAAM Registration on-site. A replacement for lost or stolen syllabus is not provided.
  6. Please note that no one, other than the registered delegate is provided admittance to the course or food functions. Your AAAM badge must be worn to all events
  7. You have agreed to all AAAM`s Terms and Conditions at time of Registration. View Terms and Conditions
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AAAM Masters Course in Liposuction Techniques

August 24-26, 2022

Cerritos, California

Teaching Faculty:  Prof. John Kim, MD, FAAFP

AAAM Board Member

AAAM Senior Faculty

Clinical Professor, School of Medicine, University of California Irvine




DAY 1: Wednesday, August 24, 2022
Faculty/Surgeon:  John Kim, MD

07:30 – 08:00 Registration
08:00 – 09:00
  • History and evolution of liposuction
    in the past 40 years
  • Liposuction Relevant Surgical anatomy
  • Consultation, patient selection and preoperative preparation
  • Indications, contraindications
09:00 – 10:00
  • Scribing, medical photography and documentation
  • Facility, staffing, supplies and equipment
  • Tumescent anesthesia Safety and precautions
  • Power- assisted liposuction and
    available devices
10:00 – 10:30 COFFEE BREAK
10:30 – 11:30
  • Clinical demo of liposuction instruments: settings/cannulas
  • Evolution and concept of Laser Lipolysis
  • Wave lengths and devices available
  • Clinical demo of laser: settings/fibers/cannulas
11:30 – 12:00 Q & A Session
12:00 – 13:00 LUNCH
13:00 – 14:00
  • Postoperative course, complications and how to avoid them
  • Dealing with difficult patients/medico-legal issues
14:00 – 15:00
  • Liposuction of the abdomen and back
  • Liposuction of the neck
15:00 – 15:30 COFFEE BREAK
15:30 – 17:00
  • Liposuction of the thighs
  • Liposuction of the arms
  • Liposuction of the breast
17:00 – 17:30

Q & A Session

Day 2: Thursday, August 25, 2022
Faculty/Surgeon:  John Kim, MD


Cerritos Medical Center/Art Medica

08:30 – 17:00 Operating Room
  •  Liposuction of the abdomen w/fat graft to the arms
Day 3: Friday, August 26, 2022
Faculty/Surgeon:  John Kim, MD

Cerritos Medical Center/Art Medica

08:30 – 17:00 Operating Room
  • Liposuction of the upper and lower abdomen w/fat graft to buttocks

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