When it comes to the skin, cosmetic dermatologists are required to undertake four years full-time tertiary study to graduate as dermatology specialists. 

As the representative body of skin and age-management professionals APAN recognises the importance of a professional alliance with cosmetic dermatology. 

As such, we have established a formal professional alliance with the Australasian Society of Cosmetic Dermatology (ASCD).

As part of that alliance, APAN will have access to ASCD Journals as well as updates on their educational programs and events. ASCD produces three journals per year.

Additionally, APAN members can also directly access copies of ASCD journals by signing up on the ASCD website here

Each issue is dedicated to a specific topic. 

The 6th Edition is in progress and will be due for release in early November. It will comprehensively cover scarring, including acne scarring.

Educational Events

The following events will also be available for attendance to APAN members.

You will not be required to be a dermatologist to attend:

Date: 13th of November | Crown Conference Centre, Melbourne

Face-to-face and on demand

Topic: Emerging Trends in Cosmetic Dermatology

A one-day workshop with multiple topics.

Including new peels, scare treatment techniques, trans epidermal drug delivery, and superficial fillers.

It is already open for registrations on their website, ahead of the program being posted in the next week or so.

Annual Ascd Symposium

Date | 24-26 March 2023 Crown Conference Centre

Melbourne. Face-to-face and on demand.

Three days of programs with 2 streams, plus plenaries. In addition, Thursday 23rd of March will be devoted to industry and provide amazing workshops.

The theme is challenges.