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The IAPAM was founded to help physicians add non-insurance medical procedures to their practice in a profitable manner. Since 2006, we have been providing hands-on, CME aesthetic medicine and medically supervised weight loss training programs. 1,000’s of physicians have successfully added “fun” medicine into their practice. They find it refreshing to see happy and healthy patients!

All of the procedures the IAPAM teaches are cash-based, you will no longer wait for dwindling insurance reimbursements at a later date; you will be paid in full when you perform the procedure.

We will teach you what they don’t teach you in medical school, the right way to structure a successful cash-based medical practice, along with expert medical training in those procedures.

Adding aesthetics is much more than just adding Botox® to your practice, the IAPAM has an expert faculty of physicians to help you do it the right way, so you can meet your patients needs and make money at the same time!

Definition of Aesthetic Medicine:

“A branch of medicine focused on satisfying the aesthetic desires and goals of patients. This specialty is primarily focused on the pathophysiology of aging skin, and adheres to scientific based procedures.

Physicians practicing Aesthetic Medicine are trained in both invasive and non-invasive treatment modalities, and typically utilize a combination to meet the needs of the patient.” ~ International Association for Physicians in Aesthetic Medicine

IAPAM Purpose:

 We help practices succeed

Core Values

Our Core Values are based on RESPECT:

  • Responsibility is ours
  • Encourage Teamwork, there is no “I”, only “We”
  • Success is only achieved when we create a win-win.
  • Producing Profit is necessary for both our growth and our customers success
  • Exceptional Customer Service begins with empathy and ends with gratitude
  • Challenges are something we never fear
  • Trust & Integrity are choices we make, and are a vital ingredient for a long term relationship.

Aesthetic Medicine Core Competencies

  • Light-based Therapies (hair removal, laser treatment of leg veins)
  • Cosmetic Injectable’s (Botox™, soft tissue fillers)
  • Skin Rejuvenation (medical grade chemical peels, microdermabrasion)

IAPAM Code of Ethics

Our Members are dedicated to providing medically competent service with compassion and respect for human dignity; our Members understand the physician-patient relationship is based on confidentiality, trust, and honesty; and our Members maintain a reputation for truth and honesty.

In all professional conduct, IAPAM members are expected to provide competent and compassionate patient care, exercise appropriate respect for other health care professionals, other members and maintain the patient’s best interests; our Members follow the rules and regulations of their regulatory body, and maintain an active medical license.


Jeff RussellExecutive-director ~ Jeff Russell

Jeff is one of the founders of the IAPAM and currently serves as the IAPAM’s Executive Director and is the author of Secrets to a Successful Practice. Jeff is also an established aesthetic industry thought leader and business expert in the medical spa and aesthetic practice industry. He is a sought-after contributor to reputable medical publications.

Furthermore, Jeff is a frequent chair and lecturer at healthcare conferences. Jeff’s expertise focuses on educating healthcare professionals toward successfully integrating aesthetic procedures into medical practices. Jeff can be reached at 1-800-219-5108 x704.


thumbnail_TerryLeighton Profile PicPractice Development Manager – Physician Education Programs ~ Terry Leighton

Terry’s goal is to help practices succeed. As the Practice Development Manager for the IAPAM, he spends his day helping physicians understand what is needed to succeed in the aesthetic medicine or medical weight loss industry.

Terry welcomes the opportunity to work with you and your healthcare teams in providing up-to-date current aesthetic medicine training that allows physicians to increase their revenue streams and profitability via AMA CME accredited training. Terry can be reached at 1-800-219-5108 x710.


Lynn Foley HaleMember Services Coordinator ~ Lynn Foley Hale

Lynn is responsible for all aspects of your IAPAM membership and ensures that you are signed up with all of our benefits, including access to our member web portal.

She also is a knowledge resource for information about any of our training events, Clean Start Weight Loss resources and general inquiries about the IAPAM. Lynn can be reached at 1-800-219-5108 x703.



Gina Aschenbrener-IAPAMMarketing Coordinator ~ Gina Aschenbrener

Gina provides marketing and administrative support to the IAPAM team.  She works behind the scenes updating the IAPAM websites and compiling research.  Gina also updates and organizes social media feeds and newsletters. She also assists with digital marketing and execution.

She can also assist with IAPAM membership and training event inquiries. Feel free to contact Gina at 1-800-219-5108 x706.



Event Coordinator ~ Marisa Wright
Marisa is responsible for coordinating our premier educational event, the Aesthetic Medicine Symposium in Scottsdale, Arizona. She greets all of our attendees and is available for questions throughout the event. Much of Marisa’s work is behind the scenes, and she ensures you have the best education experience possible!


IAPAM Address:
848 N. Rainbow Blvd, #713
Las Vegas, NV  89107


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