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Student/Resident Opportunities



Student/Resident Opportunities

The American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery is the world’s preeminent resource for biomedical laser and other energy based technologies research, education and clinical knowledge.

The ASLMS is offering FREE undergraduate and graduate memberships and exciting cutting-edge learning opportunities in laser and light source sciences for medical students, residents, undergraduate and graduate students, fellows-in–training, and post-doctoral fellows.




Rebecca Pritzker, M.D., of Chicago Cosmetic Surgery and Dermatology, discusses the many benefits of an ASLMS membership for early career professionals.


Click here for FREE access to the online course "Introduction to Medical Lasers"




Student Board Positions Available

Application Deadline Extended to January 15, 2015

We are now accepting applications for two additional non-voting student board positions. Two early career members, one basic scientist and one clinician, will be selected and appointed by the Board of Directors at the Annual Conference in April 2015, for a two year term.


The application deadline is January 15, 2015

Click on the titles to download the position descriptions and application details:

Position Descriptions
Early Career Scientist Board Representative
Resident/Fellow Board Representative

Early Career Scientist Board Representative
Resident/Fellow Board Representative

If the position descriptions do not download correctly, you may need to select a specific program to open the files. The position descriptions will display in Adobe Reader and the applications in Microsoft Word.

Annual Conference


Laser 2015 will include expansion of the special educational programming for physician trainees, both residents and fellows. In addition to an existing concept review session which will now be held on
Saturday, residents and fellows will be able to participate in a half-day session of resident and fellow
research abstracts on Sunday. Clinical experts in laser medicine will share treatment pearls with the
assembled trainees, and faculty will also be available to take questions at length. Resident and fellow guided tours of the exhibit hall will be conducted.



Jeremy B. Green, M.D. discusses how the Resident/Fellow Abstract session

at the ASLMS Annual Conference is a tremendous opportunity to engage

our future leaders in the field of laser medicine and surgery.


Click here for a detailed description of the 2015 Resident / Fellow Abstract Program



The 2015 Student/Resident Abstract Submission Deadline is December 15, 2014. Apply here.
Free Membership and Travel Grants Available

Residents and fellows can take advantage of a free automatic membership for the duration of their training, waived conference registration fees and 50% off of pre-conference courses. Join here.


Additionally, a limited number of travel grants up to $1,000 are available to defray the travel and lodging costs for residents and fellows who submit abstracts.The travel grant deadline is December 15, 2014. Apply here.


Preceptorship Program


The ASLMS Preceptorship Program provides a unique opportunity for ASLMS members who are early in their career to learn new techniques and perspectives in lasers and other energy based technologies, observe a successful practice in action and develop

valuable career networks.


We have one spot left in the 2014 Program


Access to Lasers in Surgery and Medicine Journal

Review the many benefits of membership and join the growing ASLMS network of extraordinary laser professionals.  Your membership entitles you to a FREE subscription to the scientific and clinical journal, Lasers in Surgery and Medicine

The official journal of the Society is published and distributed to ASLMS members eleven times per year. The journal contains clinical studies, reviews and research reports about the latest findings and uses of lasers in all surgical and medical specialties.



Looking for Funds to Support Your Laser Research Projects?

The ASLMS annually awards research projects designed to foster the development and use of lasers and other energy based related technologies in medical and surgical applications. In addition, as many as four student grants of $5,000 each may be awarded each year.



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