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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.

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





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

Annual Conference

"We had a record number of resident presenters this year at the ASLMS annual meeting. We look forward to building on this year’s overwhelming success."


Thomas Rohrer, M.D., 2014 ASLMS Awards Committee Chair


A major addition to the 2014 ASLMS Annual Conference was the expansion of the special educational
programming for physician trainees, both residents and fellows. The new offerings provided attendees with a customized, inclusive full-weekend program.


New programming included presentations of resident and fellow research abstracts, a quiz contest to stimulate interest in key concepts, treatment pearls from clincial laser experts, a reception Saturday evening and guided tours through the conference exhibit hall to learn about the newest, cutting-edge devices.


What a great opportunity to learn about the many applications of lasers”


I met the most interesting people doing the most interesting things


Comments made by student/post-doc/resident attendees


ASLMS is dedicated to improving the opportunities for residents, students and fellows at the conference. Many travel grants will continue to be available, registration is heavily discounted and all the relevant educational programming, including Sunday's concept review, is set on the weekend so that residents who attend can do so without requiring days off.


Check back soon for more updates!




Dr. Katie Serowka, a PGY-4 Dermatology Resident at the University of California, Irvine, discusses conference attendance highlights.


Travel Grants

$30,000 in travel grants available for medical students, residents, undergraduate and graduate students, fellows-in–training, and post-doctoral fellows to attend the 35th ASLMS Annual Conference in Kissimmee, Florida.  


  • Deadline for travel grants is October 15, 2014.

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.


Access to Lasers in Surgery and Medicine

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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