Sculpting expertise: shaping the future of aesthetic surgery training and specialty regulations

Sculpting expertise: shaping the future of aesthetic surgery training and specialty regulations

Authors

  • Orestis Germanos University of Cyprus Medical School
  • Fawz Kazzazi Barts Health Trust, London, UK

Keywords:

aesthetic surgery, plastic surgery, certification

References

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Hashem AM, Waltzman JT, D'Souza GF, et al. Resident and Program Director Perceptions of Aesthetic Training in Plastic Surgery Residency: An Update. Aesthet Surg J. 2017 Jul 1;37(7):837-846. doi: 10.1093/asj/sjw275.

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21-06-2024

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Germanos O, Kazzazi F. Sculpting expertise: shaping the future of aesthetic surgery training and specialty regulations. Acta Biomed [Internet]. 2024 Jun. 21 [cited 2024 Jul. 20];95(3):e2024063. Available from: https://www.mattioli1885journals.com/index.php/actabiomedica/article/view/15593