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ASLMS New Member Orientation. Welcome!. Dear New Member, Congratulations and welcome! We are pleased you have selected ASLMS as your professional development organization. . George J. Hruza, M.D ., M.B.A. ASLMS President.

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welcome
Welcome!

Dear New Member,

Congratulations and welcome! We are pleased you have selected ASLMS as your professional development organization.

George J. Hruza, M.D., M.B.A.

ASLMS President

Please take a few moments from your busy schedule to review the valuable information contained within this New Member Orientation so you can become familiar with the many benefits ASLMS has to offer you. Also, it may be helpful for you to print the orientation for quick and easy reference.

Additionally, I encourage you to become an active member by volunteering on committees or as faculty, vote, submit an abstract, newsletter or journal articles. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the ASLMS Central Office.

We look forward to being your premier professional development organization.

Sincerely,

George J. Hruza, M.D., M.B.A.

President

mission and vision statement
Mission and Vision Statement
  • The mission of the ASLMS is to promote excellence in patient care by advancing biomedical application of lasers and other related technologies world wide.
  • The vision of the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery is to be the world’s preeminent resource for biomedical laser and other related technologies, research, education, and clinical knowledge.
aslms core strategies
ASLMS Core Strategies
  • Core Strategy I - Redesign current and develop new services for members and customers.
  • Core Strategy II - Pursue collaborative working relationships.
  • Core Strategy III - Enhance electronic communication/ information distribution capabilities.
  • Core Strategy IV - Enhance the Society’s professional prominence.
access to member services
Access to Member Services

www.aslms.org

1. Click “Member Services Login”

access to member services continued
Access to Member Services (continued)

Enter your username and password.

Username = Member I.D.#

Password = Your unique password

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Member Profile Page

Your Member I.D. # Here

Your Name Here

Your Name Here

Email

Business

Fax

Name/Address Here

Names of Colleagues You Refer

Point History

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Member Profile Page (continued)

Your Member I.D. # Here

Your Name Here

Your Name Here

Email

Business

Fax

Name/Address Here

  • My Account Menu:
  • My Account Snapshot
    • Profile / Membership Terms
  • Update My Profile
    • Update Contact Information
  • Addresses
    • Verify Address
  • Change Password

Names of Colleagues You Refer

Point History

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Member Profile Page (continued)

Your Member I.D. # Here

Your Name Here

  • Services Menu:
  • Meetings and Events
    • Register for Regional Courses
  • Directory
    • Search for ASLMS Members
  • Contributions
    • Contribute anytime to the Research Fund
  • Committees
    • View current Committee activity.
    • ASLMS eCademy
      • View FREE “Introduction to Medical Lasers online course.
      • View digitally captured sessions from the most recent ASLMS Annual Conference.
membership communication

Membership Communication

The ASLMS Central Office communicates regularly with its members via E-mail.

Watch your inbox for important news and announcements!

It is the policy of ASLMS to not sell or provide E-mail addresses to third parties.

Keep your contact information up-to-date so you don’t miss out!

i m set up in member services now what

I’m Set-up in Member Services, Now What?

Paying your dues and contributing to research.

Network with your peers.

Promote yourself as an ASLMS Member.

Access Lasers in Surgery and Medicine on-line.

Submit a manuscript and apply for LSM Young Investigator’s award.

Read the newsletter The LightReader.

Maintain your contact information.

Participate in continuing education offerings.

  • Submit an abstract.
  • Participate in the silent auction.
  • Learn about our industry partners.
  • Grants / Awards.
  • Become an informed and active member.
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Membership Dues

Your Member I.D. # Here

Your Name Here

Your Name Here

  • Renew Membership Online:
  • Log onto Member Services
  • Click on “Renew Memberships” and proceed to our secure payment system.
  • ASLMS also accepts membership dues payments by phone, mail or fax.
donate to research your donation is tax deductible

Donate to ResearchYour Donation is Tax Deductible!

Since 2007, ASLMS has awarded over $1.3 million to select applicants who submitted innovative grant proposals.

Every ASLMS member can invest in ongoing research by contributing to the ASLMS Research Program.

It’s easy to donate! You can submit a donation with your Membership Dues or simply log into “Member Services” on the ASLMS Web site and Click on “Contributions” on the “Services” Tab

All contributor names will be

published in the ASLMS Newsletter,

Web site, and at the Annual Conference!

Photo courtesy of Beckman Laser Institute

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Research Donation

Your Member I.D. # Here

Your Name Here

Your Name Here

  • Research Donation Online:
  • Log onto Member Services
  • Click on “Contributions” and proceed to our secure payment system.
  • ASLMS also accepts research contributions by phone, mail or fax.
members can earn reduced dues

Earning reduced dues is easy. Click on the Member-Get-A-Member link on the upper right hand corner of the main page of the ASLMS Web site.

Members Can Earn Reduced Dues!

One member = $50

Two members = $100

Three members = $200

Four + members = $300

  • Just enter one or two names and E-mail addresses of colleagues whom you are acquainted with. ASLMS will automatically send a pre-produced E-mail message from you directly to the person you’re inviting to join ASLMS.
  • When your colleague clicks on the link in the E-mail message received, he/she will be referred to the ASLMS Membership Benefits page which provides a quick and easy application process.
  • ASLMS will automatically record your referrals to ensure that you receive the appropriate reward.
  • Each applicant has to be approved and pay their membership dues for you to qualify for the reward.

No cash rewards will be awarded to any person if the award would be contrary to any United States law, including but not limited to trade embargoes administered by the U.S. Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control.

i m set up in member services now what1

I’m Set-up in Member Services, Now What?

Paying your dues and contributing to research.

Network with your peers.

Promote yourself as an ASLMS Member.

Access Lasers in Surgery and Medicine on-line.

Submit a manuscript and apply for LSM Young Investigator’s award.

Read the newsletter The LightReader.

Maintain your contact information.

Participate in continuing education offerings.

  • Submit an abstract.
  • Participate in the silent auction.
  • Learn about our industry partners.
  • Grants / Awards.
  • Become an informed and active member.
networking opportunities

Communicate with Members through the on-line Member Directory.

  • Search for Members by name, city, state, zip or country.

Networking Opportunities

  • The Membership Directory is privileged information. We do not make this directory available to the general public.
  • To access, click on “Directory” under the Services tab on the ASLMS Member’s site.
networking opportunities social media

Join us!

  • Facebook
  • Find Us! “ASLMS Connect”

Networking OpportunitiesSocial Media

networking opportunities social media1

Join us!

  • LinkedIn
  • Find Us! – “The American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery”

Networking OpportunitiesSocial Media

  • Two discussion groups
    • Clinical Applications
    • Science &Research
networking opportunities social media2

Join us!

      • Twitter
  • Find Us! “@aslmsedu”

Networking OpportunitiesSocial Media

networking opportunities1

If you work with medical lasers in a clinical, research or business environment and are committed to continuously improving your field, join us and nearly 2,000 other individuals from all over the world at the ASLMS Annual Conference.

Networking Opportunities

April 3– 7, 2013

Boston, Massachusetts

For more details: www.aslms.org

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I’m Set-up in Member Services, Now What?

Paying your dues and contributing to research.

Network with your peers.

Promote yourself as an ASLMS Member.

Access Lasers in Surgery and Medicine on-line.

Submit a manuscript and apply for LSM Young Investigator’s award.

Read the newsletter The LightReader.

Maintain your contact information.

Participate in continuing education offerings.

  • Submit an abstract.
  • Participate in the silent auction.
  • Learn about our industry partners.
  • Grants / Awards.
  • Become an informed and active member.
promote yourself as an aslms member
Promote Yourself As An ASLMS Member!

Send a news release:

  • Use the news release template by logging into “Membership Information” under the Member Services tab on the ASLMS Web site.

Use the ASLMS name and logo:

  • All ASLMS members are permitted to reference their ASLMS membership in their communications and marketing materials.
  • Members must always utilize the name and logo in a professional manner consistent with the professional principles of the organization.
  • For more information, click on “Advertising ASLMS Name and Logo” under the Member Services tab on the ASLMS Web site.
i m set up in member services now what3

I’m Set-up in Member Services, Now What?

Paying your dues and contributing to research.

Network with your peers.

Promote yourself as an ASLMS Member.

Access Lasers in Surgery and Medicine on-line.

Submit a manuscript and apply for LSM Young Investigator’s award.

Read the newsletter The LightReader.

Maintain your contact information.

Participate in continuing education offerings.

  • Submit an abstract.
  • Participate in the silent auction.
  • Learn about our industry partners.
  • Grants / Awards.
  • Become an informed and active member.
access the 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.
  • Members will receive E-mail content alerts, a full journal copy through mail, and access to the current issue plus 30 years of issues on-line.
  • To access on-line issues, new members must register and establish an account with Wiley InterScience to access on-line issues. Click on “Journal & Newsletter” under the Member Services tab on the ASLMS Web site.

Access the JournalLasers in Surgery and Medicine

i m set up in member services now what4

I’m Set-up in Member Services, Now What?

Paying your dues and contributing to research.

Network with your peers.

Promote yourself as an ASLMS Member.

Access Lasers in Surgery and Medicine on-line.

Submit a manuscript and apply for LSM Young Investigator’s award.

Read the newsletter The LightReader.

Maintain your contact information.

Participate in continuing education offerings.

  • Submit an abstract.
  • Participate in the silent auction.
  • Learn about our industry partners.
  • Grants / Awards.
  • Become an informed and active member.
submit a manuscript

If you are submitting a manuscript to Lasers in Surgery and Medicine, log onto the ASLMS Web site and click on “Submit Manuscript to LSM” under the Member Services tab.

  • You will be directed to the Wiley InterScience site where you will click on “Online Submission” and register as a new user.
  • For questions regarding manuscript submissions, contact:
  • Beth Mallen, Managing EditorLasers in Surgery and MedicinePhone: 615-330-1418E-mail: lsm@manuscriptmgt.com

Submit a Manuscript

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Lasers In Surgery and Medicine Young Investigator’s Award

An award of $1,000 will be presented at the 2013 ASLMS Annual Conference.

Manuscript must be submitted to the LSM Website http://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/lsm during the 2012 calendar year. Manuscripts submitted after December 31, 2012 will be considered for the 2013 award.

Additional detail and criteria on the ASLMS home page www.aslms.org “Announcements”

i m set up in member services now what5

I’m Set-up in Member Services, Now What?

Paying your dues and contributing to research.

Network with your peers.

Promote yourself as an ASLMS Member.

Access Lasers in Surgery and Medicine on-line.

Submit a manuscript and apply for LSM Young Investigator’s award.

Read the newsletter The LightReader.

Maintain your contact information.

Participate in continuing education offerings.

  • Submit an abstract.
  • Participate in the silent auction.
  • Learn about our industry partners.
  • Grants / Awards.
  • Become an informed and active member.
member newsletter

Stay up-to-date by reading the Society’s newsletter The Light Reader.

  • On-line access by clicking on “Journal & Newsletter” under the Member Services tab on the ASLMS Web site.
  • All members are encouraged to submit an article, job listings, or want-ads for the newsletter. Contact Diane Dodds by E-mail ddodds@aslms.org

Member Newsletter

i m set up in member services now what6

I’m Set-up in Member Services, Now What?

Paying your dues and contributing to research.

Network with your peers.

Promote yourself as an ASLMS Member.

Access Lasers in Surgery and Medicine on-line.

Submit a manuscript and apply for LSM Young Investigator’s award.

Read the newsletter The LightReader.

Maintain your contact information.

Participate in continuing education offerings.

  • Submit an abstract.
  • Participate in the silent auction.
  • Learn about our industry partners.
  • Grants / Awards.
  • Become an informed and active member.
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Maintain Your Contact Information

Log On To Member Services

Your Member I.D. # Here

Your Name Here

Your Name Here

Email

Business

Fax

Name/Address Here

  • My Account Menu:
  • My Account Snapshot
    • Profile / Membership Terms
  • Update My Profile
    • Update Contact Information
  • Addresses
    • Verify Address
  • Change Password

Names of Colleagues You Refer

Point History

are you a board certified physician

Board certified physician members can be located by the general public through our “Physician Locator” service on the main page of the ASLMS Web site.

  • Each Board Certified member’s list of special procedures is included in their “Physician Locator” listing.
  • Board Certified members can update and/or add to their procedures by logging onto “Member Services” and updating their profile.

Are You a Board Certified* Physician?

*In order to be designated as being “Board Certified”, an individual must have received certification from one of the following:

1) an American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) approved board, 2) an organization recognized by the American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA) as qualified to certify physicians as doctors of podiatric medicine, 3) an American Osteopathic Association (AOA) approved board, 4) the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC), 5) the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC), or 6) the American Dental Association (ADA) approved board as qualified to certify Doctors of Dentistry.

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Board CertifiedPhysician Members

Add Special Procedures

Enter Name and Email

Click Box to Add Special Procedure(s)

Click Submit at the Bottom of the Page

i m set up in member services now what7

I’m Set-up in Member Services, Now What?

Paying your dues and contributing to research.

Network with your peers.

Promote yourself as an ASLMS Member.

Access Lasers in Surgery and Medicine on-line.

Submit a manuscript and apply for LSM Young Investigator’s award.

Read the newsletter The LightReader.

Maintain your contact information.

Participate in continuing education offerings.

  • Submit an abstract.
  • Participate in the silent auction.
  • Learn about our industry partners.
  • Grants / Awards.
  • Become an informed and active member.
professional development institute
Professional Development Institute
  • ASLMS is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education
  • ASLMS offers Continuing Education Credits in conjunction with the Professional Medical Education Association
  • Members receive discounts!
  • Visit www.aslms.org and click on “Education” for more information
aslms professional development institute
ASLMS Professional Development Institute

Your premiere source for light based energy education conferences, online education, and Web based sharing provided by world renowned experts.

2012 Regional Laser Aesthetics Course

October 6 – 7, 2012

Irvine, CA

http://www.aslms.org/professional/regionalcourses.shtml

2013 ASLMS Annual Conference

April 3 – 7, 2013Sheraton Boston Hotel/Hynes Convention Center

Boston, MA

2014 ASLMS Annual Conference

April 2 – 6, 2014Phoenix Convention Center/Sheraton Phoenix Downtown Hotel

Phoenix, AZ

2015 ASLMS Annual Conference

April 22-26, 2015Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center

Kissimmee, FL

online learning
Online Learning
  • ASLMS is pleased to provide the latest clinical and scientific presentations digitally captured live from our pre-conference courses and Annual Conference. 
  • Presented by world renowned experts our sessions include a wide variety topics on lasers and related technology  in health care.
  • FREE to Members Only – Introduction to Medical Lasers and Other Energy Based Systems ($75 value).
  • Log onto http://www.aslmsecademy.org for more information.
view 2012 eposters presented at the 2012 annual conference

View 2012 ePostersPresented at the 2012 Annual Conference

Simply log onto www.aslms.org and click on “Education”

Click on 2012 ePosters

tech news videos vid eos of evolving applications of lasers in a variety of specialty applications

Tech News VideosVideos of evolving applications of lasers in a variety of specialty applications.

Simply log onto www.aslms.org and click on “Education”

Click “Tech News”

Take advantage of the Tech News Archives for previously recorded sessions

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I’m Set-up in Member Services, Now What?

Paying your dues and contributing to research.

Network with your peers.

Promote yourself as an ASLMS Member.

Access Lasers in Surgery and Medicine on-line.

Submit a manuscript and apply for LSM Young Investigator’s award.

Read the newsletter The LightReader.

Maintain your contact information.

Participate in continuing education offerings.

  • Submit an abstract.
  • Participate in the silent auction.
  • Learn about our industry partners.
  • Grants / Awards.
  • Become an informed and active member.
submit an abstract
Submit an Abstract
  • You could be selected to join the scientists, researchers, allied health professionals, and physicians who will present their work at the Annual Conference.
  • Presenters’ work will appear in the internationally renowned ASLMS journal Lasers in Surgery and Medicine
  • Visit www.aslms.org for additional details.
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Travel Grants

ASLMS annually sponsors a limited number of undergraduate, graduate, medical students and others working towards degrees in relevant fields of medicine, science, engineering, and nursing to attend the ASLMS Annual Conference.

Visit www.aslms.org for additional details.

i m set up in member services now what9

I’m Set-up in Member Services, Now What?

Paying your dues and contributing to research.

Network with your peers.

Promote yourself as an ASLMS Member.

Access Lasers in Surgery and Medicine on-line.

Submit a manuscript and apply for LSM Young Investigator’s award.

Read the newsletter The LightReader.

Maintain your contact information.

Participate in continuing education offerings.

  • Submit an abstract.
  • Participate in the silent auction.
  • Learn about our industry partners.
  • Grants / Awards.
  • Become an informed and active member.
silent auction

For the past five years, ASLMS has held a Silent Auction in conjunction with the ASLMS Annual Conference.

Silent Auction

  • Net proceeds from the Silent Auction supports research projects designed to foster the development and use of lasers and other related technologies in medical and surgical applications.
  • Can’t attend upcoming Annual Conference? Don’t worry—items will be available for bid on-line prior to the Conference. Any items that do not receive winning bids on-site during the
  • Conference, will be placed back on-line for bidding with 24 hours.

Annual Conference Silent Auction Bidders

i m set up in member services now what10

I’m Set-up in Member Services, Now What?

Paying your dues and contributing to research.

Network with your peers.

Promote yourself as an ASLMS Member.

Access Lasers in Surgery and Medicine on-line.

Submit a manuscript and apply for LSM Young Investigator’s award.

Read the newsletter The LightReader.

Maintain your contact information.

Participate in continuing education offerings.

  • Submit an abstract.
  • Participate in the silent auction.
  • Learn about our industry partners.
  • Grants / Awards.
  • Become an informed and active member.
partnership with industry

Partnership with Industry

The Industry Advisory Council works with ASLMS to increase the value of Society membership, improve patient care by supporting research initiatives, and the clinical application of lasers and related technologies in medicine and surgery.

Companies who exhibit at the Annual Conference and members of the Industry Advisory Council are invited to post their new products.

  • The New Product/Application Section will keep you informed of the latest developments within the laser and other related technologies field.
  • For more information click on the “Industry” tab at the top of the ASLMS Web site.
i m set up in member services now what11

I’m Set-up in Member Services, Now What?

Paying your dues and contributing to research.

Network with your peers.

Promote yourself as an ASLMS Member.

Access Lasers in Surgery and Medicine on-line.

Submit a manuscript and apply for LSM Young Investigator’s award.

Read the newsletter The LightReader.

Maintain your contact information.

Participate in continuing education offerings.

  • Submit an abstract.
  • Participate in the silent auction.
  • Learn about our industry partners.
  • Grants / Awards.
  • Become an informed and active member.
dr horace furumoto innovations professional development award

Dr. Horace Furumoto Innovations Professional Development Award

  • This award was founded by Candela Corporation, Cynosure, and DEKA to memorialize the genius, leadership, and commitment of Dr. Horace Furumoto. These firms have joined together to create an endowment which annually may award up to $10,000 to an individual(s) who displays the potential for  leadership and innovation characterized by Dr. Furumoto. 

The ASLMS is very pleased to administer the annual Dr. Horace Furumoto Innovations Professional Development Award.

Horace Furumoto, Ph.D.

For more information, click on “Research Grant/Awards” tab on the ASLMS Web site.

research grant program

Research Grant Program

  • Any individual or organization desiring to conduct research which fosters the development and/or use of lasers in medical or surgical applications is eligible to apply.

ASLMS supports research projects designed to foster the development and use of lasers and other related technologies in medical and surgical applications.

  • Individuals who are applying can submit either as a student or non-student researcher.
  • For more information click on the “Research Grants/Awards” tab at the top of the ASLMS Web site.

Photo courtesy of Beckman Laser Institute

awards

Awards

For more information click on the “Research Grants/Awards” tab at the top of the ASLMS Web site.

Caroline and William Mark Memorial Award

Ellet H. Drake Lectureship Award

Leon Goldman Memorial Award

Nursing / Allied Health Excellence Award

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I’m Set-up in Member Services, Now What?

Paying your dues and contributing to research.

Network with your peers.

Promote yourself as an ASLMS Member.

Access Lasers in Surgery and Medicine on-line.

Submit a manuscript and apply for LSM Young Investigator’s award.

Read the newsletter The LightReader.

Maintain your contact information.

Participate in continuing education offerings.

  • Submit an abstract.
  • Participate in the silent auction.
  • Learn about our industry partners.
  • Grants / Awards.
  • Become an informed and active member.
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Governance

  • Bylaws
  • Outline the primary purpose and functioning of the organization.
  • Code of Ethics
  • Membership in the ASLMS implies that both physician as well as non-physician members maintain the highest ethical standards and adhere to the tenets, standards, and principles. Failure to uphold these tenets may subject the member to dismissal from the ASLMS.

For more information Click on “Governance” under the Member Services tab on the ASLMS Web site.

board officers executive committee
Board Officers/Executive Committee

President

George J. Hruza, M.D., M.B.A.

ghruza@aol.com

Vice President

Juanita J. Anders, Ph.D.

Juanita.anders@usuhs.edu

George J. Hruza, M.D., M.B.A.

Juanita J. Anders, Ph.D.

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Board Officers/Executive Committee

President-Elect

Jeffrey S. Dover, M.D.

jdover@skincarephysicians.net

Past President

Jeffrey S. Dover, M.D.

Brian D. Zelickson, M.D.

zelic002@earthlink.net

Brian D. Zelickson, M.D.

board officers executive committee1
Board Officers/Executive Committee

Secretary

Elizabeth L. Tanzi, M.D.

etanzi@skinlaser.com

Treasurer

Mathew M. Avram, M.D., J.D.

mavram@partners.org

Elizabeth L. Tanzi, M.D.

Mathew M. Avram, M.D., J.D.

board officers executive committee2
Board Officers/Executive Committee

Historian

J. Stuart Nelson, M.D., Ph.D.

jsnelson@uci.edu

J. Stuart Nelson, M.D., Ph.D.

board division representative responsibilities
Board Division Representative Responsibilities
  • Participate in Board discussions representing the division’s perspective.
  • Communicate Board Policies and actions back to members of their division.
  • Division categories:
    • Basic Science
    • Industrial/Marketing
    • Industrial R&D
    • Biomedical Engineering
    • Laser Safety
    • Laser Medicine
    • Laser Surgery
    • Nursing/Allied Health
division representatives
Division Representatives

Basic Science

Serge R. Mordon, Ph.D.

serge.mordon@inserm.fr

(Term ends April 2013)

Basic Science

Gerald J. Wilmink, Ph.D.

jerry.wilmink@gmail.com

(Term ends April 2013)

Industrial/Marketing

Dale E. Koop, Ph.D.

dekoop@comcast.net

(Term ends April 2014)

Industrial/R&D

James C. Hsia, Ph.D.

james.hsia@candelalaser.com

(Term ends April 2013)

division representatives1
Division Representatives

Laser Medicine

Kristen M. Kelly, M.D.

kmkelly@uci.edu

(Term ends April 2013)

Laser Medicine

Eric F. Berstein, M.D., M.S.E.

dermguy@dermguy.com

(Term ends April 2015)

Biomedical Engineering

Michael A. DellaVecchia, Ph.D.

mdellavecchia@willseye.org

(Term ends April 2014)

Laser Safety

Brian S. Biesman, M.D.

bbies@comcast.net

(Term ends April 2013)

division representatives2
Division Representatives

Laser Surgery

Henry H.L. Chan, M.B.B.S.

hhlchan@hkucc.hku.hk

(Term ends April 2015)

Laser Surgery

Barry DiBernardo, M.D.

berdmd@verizon.net

(Term ends April 2013)

Laser Surgery

Brian J.F. Wong, M.D., Ph.D.

bjwong@uci.edu

(Term ends April 2105)

Nursing/Allied Health

Rebecca L. Sprague, R.N., N.P.-C

clinic@skinlasers.com

(Term ends April 2014)

other leadership positions
Other Leadership Positions

Director of Continuing Medical Education

Raymond J. Lanzafame, M.D., M.B.A.

raymond.lanzafame@gmail.com

(Term ends April 2015)

Editor-in-Chief, Lasers in Surgery and Medicine

J. Stuart Nelson, M.D., Ph.D.

jsnelson@uci.edu

(Term ends April 2015)

Legal Advisor

David J. Goldberg, M.D., J.D.

drdavidgoldberg@skinandlasers.com

(Term ends April 2013)

other leadership positions1
Other Leadership Positions

Director of Safety

David H. Sliney, Ph.D.

david.sliney@att.net

(Term ends April 2013)

Director of Government Communications and Education

R. Rox Anderson, M.D.

bdammin@partners.org

committees
Committees
  • Audit
  • Awards
  • Constitution and Bylaws
  • Education and Standards Innovations
  • Electronic Communication and Publications
  • Ethics and Conflict of Interest
  • Government Liaison
  • Human Resources
  • International Affairs
  • Investment
  • Marketing and Public Relations
  • Nominating
  • Program and Education
  • Research and Development
  • Safety
  • Silent Auction

If you are interested in participating on a Committee,

please contact the ASLMS Central Office

become an aslms fellow
Become an ASLMS Fellow
  • Fellowship status is granted to members who qualify by their activities and who have been Members in good standing for a period of two (2) years. Fellows must accumulate a minimum of two (2) points in each three (3) year period in order to maintain Fellow status.
  • For more information regarding Fellow status, please consult the “Administrative Regulations” located under “Governance” under the Member Services tab on the ASLMS Web site.
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ASLMS Staff
  • Executive Director
  • Dianne Dalsky - dianne@aslms.org
  • (FTE with ASLMS since 1985)
  • Responsible for the administration and operation of the Society
  • Supports and implements policies, programs, and procedures established by the Board
  • Provides leadership for the development and implementation of administrative procedures
  • Responsible for the financial management of the ASLMS
  • Coordinates Human Resource function
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ASLMS Staff
  • Program and Services Coordinator
  • Barb Brown, CAP- barb@aslms.org
  • (FTE with ASLMS since 2006)
  • Coordinates ASLMS research programs
  • Coordinates the selection process for the Horace Furumoto Innovations Professional Development Award
  • Coordinates the implementation of the Fundamentals of Lasers in Health Care course
  • Coordinates the knowledge based testing program
  • Coordinates eCademy programs
  • Coordinates regional course offerings
  • Provides support for IT and telephone systems
  • Assists in the development/implementation of new ASLMS programs/services
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ASLMS Staff
  • Accounting Assistant
  • Paula Deffner - paula@aslms.org
  • (.75 FTE with ASLMS since 2007)
  • Prepares financial reports
  • Responsible for accounts payable
  • Responsible for annual charitable registrations
  • Assist with preparation of annual budget
  • Monthly reconciliation of ASLMS accounts
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ASLMS Staff
  • Member and Customer Service Assistant
  • Diane Dodds - ddodds@aslms.org
  • (FTE with ASLMS since 2007)
  • Telephone and general E-mail communications including Annual Conference registration inquiries
  • Manages membership application process
  • Administers membership recruitment/retention activities
  • Administers Member-Get-A-Member and activity points program
  • Produces “The LightReader” newsletter
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ASLMS Staff
  • Industry Relations Specialist
  • Jane Frohm - jane@aslms.org
  • (FTE with ASLMS since 1990)
  • Organizes and markets Annual Conference exhibits
  • Administers annual Silent Auction
  • Supports Industry Advisory Council activities including acquisition and retention of members
  • Acquires industry sponsorship for ASLMS activities
  • Processes account receivables
  • Works with third-party company for Annual Conference registrations
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ASLMS Staff
  • Conference Specialist
  • Corri Marschall - corri@aslms.org
  • (FTE with ASLMS since 2004)
  • Researches and negotiates contracts for Annual Conference facilities
  • Organizes on-site Annual Conference logistics with facility
  • Processes scientific Annual Conference abstracts
  • Processes CME credits/CE contact hours for educational programs
  • Assists with the preparation of Annual Conference budget
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ASLMS Staff
  • CME/Conference Coordinator
  • Michelle Theiler - michelle@aslms.org
  • (FTE with ASLMS since 1990)
  • Advises the Program Chair/Program and Education Committee to develop and implement educational programs at the Annual Conference
  • Ensures compliance with CME regulations to maintain ACCME accreditation
  • Coordinates Annual Conference abstract and travel grant programs
  • Developed ongoing ePoster program and coordinates audiovisual requirements for educational programs at Annual Conference
  • Provides support for IT operating systems
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Upcoming Events / Deadlines
  • International Cooperating Society Application
  • July 1, 2012
  • Awards - August 31, 2012
  • Horace Furumoto Innovations Professional Development
  • Caroline & William Mark Memorial
  • Leon Goldman Memorial
  • Ellet H. Drake Memorial Award
  • Nursing/Allied Health Excellence
  • Laser Aesthetics Course
  • Beckman Laser Institute, Irvine, CA
  • October 6 – 7, 2012
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Upcoming Events / Deadlines

Travel Grant

October 17, 2012

Annual Conference Abstracts

October 22, 2012

2012 Lasers in Surgery and Medicine

Young Investigator’s Award

December 31, 2012

2013 Research Grant Applications

January 7, 2013

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