Start and Grow a Profitable Botox®, Aesthetic Medicine or Medical Weight Management Practice

Helping Practices Grow Since 2006...

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. 10,000s of physicians have successfully added “fun” medicine into their practice. 

They find it refreshing to see happy and healthy patients!

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The Secret to Your Success...

We aren’t just here to help you train. Our experience is based on decades of work by our faculty who have successfully started and grown their own aesthetics practices, medical spas and medical weight management clinics.

Our road-tested Successful Aesthetic Practice System™ incorporates both the clinical and business skills you need to be successful. 

You learn cash-based aesthetic procedures that you can implement as soon as you have completed your training. No more waiting for dwindling insurance reimbursements with an unpredictable payment schedule; you will be paid in full as soon as you perform the procedure. 

You’ll also get the business training 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!

What Is 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 & Values

Our reason for being is simple. We are here to help you succeed and grow! 

Too many providers are suffering in their current circumstances and working in a system that’s built to benefit someone else. 

You shouldn’t have to sacrifice living a good life to be able to continue helping your patients. You should be able to do both. And you can!

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 Injectables (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.


Executive-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.

Jeff Russell

Marketing 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.

Gina Aschenbrener

Member Experience Manager ~ Wendy Peters

Wendy attends to our current and prospective members, answering questions about membership, providing guidance on the right training path. Wendy looks after all aspects of member communications and overall experience. 

Wendy’s background in community building, marketing, web design and hospitality help her to make your experience with the IAPAM the best it can be! If you’re phoning in with questions, this is the voice on the other end of the telephone!

Feel free to connect with Wendy at 1-800-219-5108 x 709.


Wendy Peters

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 Office Addresses

United States
848 N. Rainbow Blvd, #713
Las Vegas, NV  89107

D167, 1600 90 Ave SW #72065
Calgary AB 2V 5H9

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