The Australasian Society of Cosmetic Dermatologists is committed to helping practitioners develop their expertise and optimise patient care by providing extensive educational opportunities, tools and resources.

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ASCD Journal

This innovative and practical Journal combines academic articles, reviews, tips and tricks and industry updates.

Education Opportunities

The ASCD is proud to present its cosmetic dermatology education and training opportunities through the annual symposium, Emerging Trends in Cosmetic dermatology seminar, Surface active devices safety course and the academic Journal, Emerging Trends in Cosmetic Dermatology.

In addition , it actively partners with the Australasian College of Dermatologists for graduate dermatologists to support the following possible degrees:

  • Graduate Certificate in Cosmetic Dermatology
  • Graduate Diploma in Cosmetic Dermatology
  • Masters in Dermatology

The ASCD would also like to advise the availability of other courses in cosmetic dermatology, including:

  • University College of London program – a masters of aesthetics
  • Cosmetic Physicians College of Australia Graduate Certificate in Cosmetic Dermatology
  • Royal Australian College of General Practitioners- Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Program

For further information, please contact the relevant organisation.

Recorded Presentations

Click here to access recorded presentations from the 2020 ASCD Global Online Summit and other ASCD educational events.

Find a Dermatologist

The ASCD directory is compromised of Fellows or trainees of the Australasian College of Dermatologists and the New Zealand Society of Dermatologists.

Key issues in practice management

Efficient and effective practice management is essential to successful practice. The ASCD has identified  key areas where it would like to share information from experts to support  cosmetic practices to deal with difficult issues.The first is cyber security. We will be adding articles to this section over time.

Coffee Talks

Coffee talks brings together experts and friends to discuss topics of interest in a relaxed manner to discover tips, tricks, and the similarities and differences in treatment approaches.