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Level 3 Board Certification Examination in Aesthetic Medicine

November 28 - November 28, 2024 (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)

USD 3,500

Non-member: USD 3,700
Completion of AAAM Level 2 Certificate Course is required for admission to Level 3 Board Certification Examination

General Information:
The Ultimate AAAM Level 3 Board Certification Exam in Aesthetic Medicine:

Board certification by the American Academy of Aesthetic Medicine is a prestigious credential that signifies an aesthetic physician's proficiency and dedication to meeting the highest standards of patient care and safety in aesthetics. By becoming board-certified, aesthetic physicians can distinguish themselves as leaders in the industry, build trust with patients seeking expert care, and enhance their professional credibility. This designation offers invaluable opportunities for career advancement, networking, and recognition within the aesthetic medicine community. Gain a competitive edge and elevate your practice by choosing board certification with the American Academy of Aesthetic Medicine

Enrollment Criteria:

- Medical doctors who have completed both AAAM Level 1 & 2 Courses in Aesthetic Medicine
- Minimum 6 months interval after completing Level 2 Diploma Course in Aesthetic Medicine is required

Course Includes:

Exam Fee includes:
1) Luncheon and teabreak
2) Board Certificate in Aesthetic Medicine
2) Excludes: Airfare, accommodation, transportation, car parking and items not specified above

Hotel Information

Board Exam Venue:
Ritz Carlton Hotel Kuala Lumpur
Address: No. 168 Jalan Imbi, Kuala Lumpur (Bukit Bintang)

Refund Policy

Cancellation and Refund Policies:

·       Note that refunds or credits for cancellation are not provided after 3 weeks before exam start date

·       If you cancel prior to 3 weeks before exam start date, a USD250 administration charge is deducted from your paid exam registration

·       No fee will be deducted if credit is transferred to another AAAM event before stipulated date; credit must be used within one year

·       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 before the stipulated date

Force Majeure:
If circumstances occur beyond the reasonable control of either AAAM or the delegate, making it illegal, impossible, inadvisable or commercially impracticable to hold this event, (e.g. curtailment of transportation such as travel bans), AAAM will offer a full refund of paid registration fees.

Scientific Agenda
Print Scientific Agenda

AAAM Senior Board Examiner:
To be announced

The Board Exam encompasses two parts:


Part 1: MCQ Examination (2 hours)

0830 - 1030 hrs (Malaysia Time)

v  100 Multiple Choice Questions to be completed in 2 hours

v  Questions are based on all topics covered in Level 1 & 2 Courses

v  70% passing grade is required for admission to Oral Viva Exam


Part 2: Oral Viva Examination (20 mins per candidate)

1130 hrs onwards (Malaysia Time)

v  2 to 3 patient cases are provided on a computer screen for each candidate

v  Each candidate is required to provide an assessment of the cases and propose a treatment plan, follow by Q & A

v  Upon passing both MCQ and Oral Exams, the Board Certificate is presented and candidate may refer himself/herself as “AAAM Board Certified in Aesthetic Medicine”


In the event the candidate has to re-sit in next session for Board Exam, registration fee of USD 500 applies.

In Preparation for Board Exam:
a) Candidates are advised to study the course handouts and MCQs given out at Level 1 &
2 Courses
b) Candidates are also recommended to read any of below reference books recommended by AAAM if time permits

1) Collection: Procedures in Cosmetic Dermatology
Publisher: Elsevier Saunders
Series editors: Jeffery S. Dover & Murad Alam

·         Chemical Peels, 2nd Edition, by Rebecca Tung & Mark G. Rubin

·         Lasers and Lights, 4th Edition, by George Hruza & Elizabeth Tanzi

·         Botulinum Toxin, 4th Edition, by Alastair Carruthers & Jean Carruthers

·         Soft Tissue Augmentation, 4th Edition, by Jean Carruthers & Alastair Carruthers

2) Color Atlas of Chemical Peels, 2nd Edition, Edited by Antonella Tosti, Pearl Grimes, Maria de Padova

Publisher: Springer

3) Practical Guide to Botulinum Toxin Procedures, 1st Edition, by Rebecca Small, MD, FAAFP, Dalano Hoang, DC
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer 4/The Art of Skin Health Restoration and Rejuvenation, 2nd Edition, by Zein E. Obagi Publisher: CRC Press, Taylor and Francis Group

Program / topics are subject to change by AAAM

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