Classes of Membership

Member of NZSCM

Members hold an NZSCM Diploma in Cosmetic Medicine, and alone can vote at Special and General Meetings of NZSCM. All members must attend the annual scientific meeting of NZSCM on a regular basis, and to meet MOPS requirements may be requested to provide proof of attendance. Attendance at similar meetings offshore may be regarded as suitable ongoing educational activity. Advanced training is available towards procedure specific registers.

Trainee Members of NZSCM

Members may be accepted for training towards the Diploma in Cosmetic Medicine on application. They must select a minimum of 3 modalities and will be examined against the competency standards provided in all modalities chosen, and need to have a working knowledge of the other listed modalities.

Trainees need to be financial members of NZSCM, fund a Training Levy for two years and are provided with a mentor for direction. They cannot advertise in any form their association with NZSCM until elected to full Membership.

Honorary Members

Honorary Membership is reserved for persons who have made an outstanding contribution to the above "skills" and the committee may nominate a maximum of one such member annually. These members will not be required to pay any subscriptions to NZSCM, or practice audit fees of NZSCM.

Members are listed on the Society's website for public information.

How to apply

NZ registered medical practitioners with a significant interest in Dermal Fillers, Sclerotherapy, Botulinum Toxin, Dermal Remodeling , Radiocosmetic Surgery, Energy Based Devices  and such other modalities that may be added from time to time can apply to join the NZSCM Training Scheme.

The following conditions must be met by candidates applying for entry into the training programme:

Certificate of Professional Status
Current Annual Practising Certificate
Fellowship of the RNZCGP

Enquiries should be directed to the Administrator.