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Canadian Aesthetic Board Certification

(Fast Track Pathway)

By the Canadian Board of Aesthetic Medicine

Available for Eligible Aesthetic Professionals

What is Canadian Aesthetic Board Certification - Fast Track Pathway?

The Canadian Aesthetic Board Certification - Fast Track Pathway is an exclusive program designed for established experts in aesthetic medicine, including Dermatologists, Plastic Surgeons, and Experienced Aesthetic Doctors. It provides a comprehensive assessment of your expertise, paving the way for you to attain Canadian Board Certification in Aesthetic Medicine through a relatively Fast process.


  • Aesthetic Board Certification by CBAM
  • Entitled to use the Designation BCCBAM (Board Certified By the Canadian Board of Aesthetic Medicine)
  •  Designated Page on the CBAM website
  •  Wall Certificate
  •  Credibility and More Exposure by patients and colleagues: After you become Board certified, your dedicated page on the CBAM website will be optimized in web search engines, and patients and colleagues can verify your credentials.



  • Dermatologist or Plastic Surgeon with at least 1 year of experience in the Aesthetic Medicine field (common aesthetic procedures)
  • Other physicians with a minimum of 3 years of experience in the Aesthetic Medicine field (common aesthetic procedures). Availability of this program for this group of candidates may differ by region, subject to regional health authority regulations and restrictions.

If you lack certification in any (or all) of these courses, you can enroll in CBAM’s interactive online courses to fulfill these requirements.


Procedure to follow:

  • Submit Your Documents
  • Eligibility Assessment (Free of charge)
  • Registration & Payment (If Eligible!)
  • Complete the Components and Steps of the Program
  • Become Canadian Board Certified!

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How to complete the program

The CBAM Board Certification – Fast Track Pathway is designed to be completed within one year from the time of registration. This program consists of four components and two final steps . The components can be completed in any order or concurrently. However, all components must be completed before proceeding to the steps.


MCQ Exam

The majority of the questions of this online exam are based on the online lessons to which candidates get access after registration for the program. There are also questions that test the general knowledge of the candidates as well. When ready to take this exam, please request access by contacting us at centres@CBAMedicine.com

Live Virtual Review Workshops

These workshops cover topics such as Basic and Advanced Injectables and PRP. You can attend all the Live Virtual Review Workshops during your access period to the online materials. Please check our course calendar regularly to learn about the schedule of the workshops.


Patient Submission

Candidates are required to perform treatments on at least 20 patients and document the treatment process on the provided form. The patient reports must include the assessment and treatment plan, treatment administration documentation, follow-up treatment documents, management of complications (if applicable), and photos as indicated on the patient submission form.


Article Reviews

The candidates are required to choose three scholarly articles in the field of aesthetic medicine from our blog, read these articles and write a review and/or summary, and upload them on this form .


Step 1

Virtual Practical Assessment

The candidates are required to conduct a thorough assessment and treatment of one or more patient(s). This process will be supervised and evaluated by a faculty member or instructor assigned by CBAM. During this process, candidates may be asked questions or given further instructions to ensure a comprehensive evaluation.

Step 2


This is the final requirement of the Canadian Board Certification Program. After completing all the components and the Virtual Practical Assessment, candidates are required to take this exam. The OSCE exam takes place every 1 to 2 months, and candidates are advised to reserve a spot in advance. Learn about the upcoming OSCE examinations by visiting the Course Calendar on our website regularly.

Upon successful completion of the program, a dedicated webpage will be created for you on the CBAM website. This page will be publicly accessible and searchable. 

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CBAM Board Certified Members who obtain certification through the Fast Track Pathway will earn a Conference Ticket to the Canadian Aesthetics Congress plus a visa invitation letter to facilitate the visa application process.

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Secure Your Place in the August Batch!

The Canadian Aesthetic Board Certification – Fast Track Pathway offers four exclusive intakes throughout the year.

Early Bird registration is now open for the August 2024 batch. Don’t miss this opportunity to secure your place and benefit from the early bird price.

Spaces are limited, so you can reserve your spot today with a deposit. You can then begin the program in August and be well on your way to achieving board certification.

Frequently Asked Questions

No, this program is available only for aesthetic experts – Dermatologists, plastic surgeons, and experienced aesthetic doctors. If you are a beginner, we have other paths for you. You can take our practical courses and packages offered worldwide. Please refer to the menu on our website to learn about our courses and programs.

We respond quickly to your applications. You will receive an email confirming your application within 12 hours of submitting it. However, the application process itself is quite meticulous and may take as long as two weeks depending on how complete your documents are. We recommend that you always submit all your information and documents.

Helping our candidates complete the program’s requirements is a meticulous and detailed process. Although we have a group of assigned faculty members to assist students, we limit the number of admissions to ensure the accuracy of the assessment process.

Admission to the program opens every three months. Our applicants, whether those who have completed the eligibility process or those still in the middle of it, receive an email notification when admission opens so they can continue the registration/eligibility verification process.

No, you can apply for the program anytime, and there is no limit on applications. However, if deemed eligible, you may be asked to wait for registration until admission opens again.

Checking the eligibility process is free of charge for all physicians (click here to start). After approval of the documents, the fee for the Board certification process is $3,999 USD which includes all the exams, assessments, certification fee, and the first-year membership. Please note that if you do not successfully complete the process and/or withdraw from the process, the certification fee and first-year membership fee ($650 USD) are refundable. The remaining fee is not refundable.

All Board certification applicants receive one conference ticket to the Canadian Aesthetics Congress (held in Toronto once a year) as a bonus.

Yes, you can register by paying a deposit and then pay the remaining balance within two months in two installments, one installment each month.

No, the program is designed to allow you to complete all parts at your clinic or online. You don’t need to be physically present at any of our centers.

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