CME Information

Course Description
This workshop is designed to provide practitioners and residents in the field of reconstructive and cosmetic surgery a comprehensive demonstration and training in soft tissue reconstruction of the face as well as surgical rejuvenation techniques of the aging face. Additionally, a specialty specific board review will follow at the end of each day. During the hands-on sessions, the latest techniques will be demonstrated by the experts performing procedures on fresh human cadavers and live patients. Participants will take home “pearls of wisdom” from the experts and experience hands-on training in the cadaver labs. The course format will consist of lectures, panel discussions, question and answer sessions, and hands-on labs.

Target Audience
Physicians, Residents and Fellows from the five core specialties performing reconstructive and cosmetic surgery, dermatologic surgery, ENT (facial plastics), plastics, oculu-plastics and maxillofacial surgery.

Upon completion of this CME activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Demonstrate proper patient selection for medical, surgical and cosmetic intervention for dermatologic and surgical conditions based on careful consideration of risk and benefit and the published guidelines.
  • Evaluate and demonstrate knowledge and skills in dermatologic surgery, cosmetic dermatology, ophthalmologic surgery, oculoplastic surgery and maxillofacial surgery to improve patient outcomes.
  •  Assess recent advances in surgical and minimally invasive cosmetic procedures with emphasis on safety and efficacy for better patient outcomes.
  • Compare alternative nonsurgical methods of facial rejuvenation including a range of fillers and fractional ablative technologies and formulate treatment plans based on known effectiveness of the therapy.
  • Demonstrate and perform various reconstructive and cosmetic procedures on synthetic cadavers as well as on live patients through a multi-specialty approach which is aimed at improving performance in practice.
  • Define and recognize knowledge and skills in human facial anatomy, danger zones, and common reconstructive and aesthetic techniques used in facial surgery.
  • Apply knowledge regarding recent advances in the effective and safe treatment and management of cosmetic challenges and facial oncologic pathology.

The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation
The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai designates this live activity for a maximum of 15.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AAD Credits
The Mount Sinai Spring Symposium “Advances in Facial Reconstruction & Cosmetic Surgery” A Hands-on-Cadaver Workshop – Board Review Program (Program #58100) is recognized by the American Academy of Dermatology for 17.00 AAD Recognized Credits and may be used toward the American Academy of Dermatology’s Continuing Medical Education Award.

Verification of Attendance
Will be provided to all professionals.

Special Needs
The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai is in full compliance with provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and is accessible for individuals with special needs. If you have any special needs or require special accommodations, please contact the Office of CME at 212-731-7950.

Registered participants will receive a link to download the presentations. The presentations will also be available in a pdf format at