What’s the inspiration behind The Aesthetic Blueprint?

Here’s the story.

Major advances in new technology and a noticeable influx of competition have changed the landscape of aesthetic medicine almost overnight. However, traditional aesthetic training methods had failed to keep pace, creating a substantial unmet training need and leaving you, the practitioner frustrated and desperately seeking answers.

Our vision was to create a different kind of training – a training inspired by the world’s top practices. So we studied, analyzed, and mined from these top practices, the very best, most effective strategies used for creating extraordinary results – the kind of results that produce truly loyal patients. Our vision soon became the foundation of The Aesthetic Blueprint.

Unlike traditional training, The Aesthetic Blueprint is steeped in breakthrough concepts gleaned from the world’s best.

Our goal is to compress your learning curve so that you can rapidly and more effectively incorporate these “breakthroughs” into your practice with confidence and certainty.

Through our live Immersion seminars, online training or personal coaching services, The Aesthetic Blueprint has positively impacted the practice of aesthetics worldwide.

People describe their experience with Blueprint as “life-changing,” “fantastic,” “best ever,” and “extraordinary.”

Experience it for yourself. Immerse yourself in The Aesthetic Blueprint and take your skills and your practice to a level of unimaginable success.

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The Aesthetic Blueprint™ is a product of continuED Medical LLC.

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Orangevale, CA 95662, USA

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Meet Our Team

Robert R. Rullo

CEO and Founder
The Aesthetic Blueprint


Robert Rullo is a nationally acclaimed keynote speaker, accomplished author and elite business performance coach.

With more than 30 years of business experience, Bob has brought his unique marketing style and strategic business insights, serving start-ups and Fortune 500 companies alike.

Focusing on healthcare, Bob founded The Aesthetic Blueprint™, widely recognized as the “preeminent educational experience” in aesthetics today.  Working closely with hundreds of medical practitioners domestically and abroad, Bob is revolutionizing the business of aesthetic medicine.

Appearing in numerous medical and business conferences and journals, Bob uses his renowned imaginative thinking and infectious presentation style to teach aesthetic practitioners and business leaders, the strategies to creating geometric business growth while fully enjoying a truly enriched lifestyle.



EMAIL
bob.rullo@aestheticblueprint.com

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Robert R. Rullo

CEO and Founder
The Aesthetic Blueprint

Email
bob.rullo@aestheticblueprint.com

Robert Rullo is a nationally acclaimed keynote speaker, accomplished author and elite business performance coach.

With more than 30 years of business experience, Bob has brought his unique marketing style and strategic business insights, serving start-ups and Fortune 500 companies alike.

Focusing on healthcare, Bob founded The Aesthetic Blueprint™, widely recognized as the “preeminent educational experience” in aesthetics today.  Working closely with hundreds of medical practitioners domestically and abroad, Bob is revolutionizing the business of aesthetic medicine.

Appearing in numerous medical and business conferences and journals, Bob uses his renowned imaginative thinking and infectious presentation style to teach aesthetic practitioners and business leaders, the strategies to creating geometric business growth while fully enjoying a truly enriched lifestyle.

Karen Bickford, MBA, CCP, SPHR

Managing Director
The Aesthetic Blueprint


Karen Bickford, MBA, CCP, SPHR is Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer with continuED Medical, the parent company of The Aesthetic Blueprint.

With over twenty-five years of experience for Fortune 500 companies and small businesses, Karen has held executive positions in the fields of human resources, finance and auditing where she has led the implementation of employee compensation, incentives, benefits and retirement programs.

She has planned, supervised and executed audits relating to management systems, operating controls, fraud prevention and government regulations.  Her contracts and negotiating expertise have resulted in multi-million dollar savings.

Among her many roles with The Aesthetic Blueprint, Karen provides customized fiscal guidance and compensation/incentive coaching services to aesthetic practices seeking support in these specialized areas.

Karen holds a Masters of Business Administration in Business Management from Loyola Marymount University, and a Bachelor of Science in Finance and Economics from the University of Southern California.  She is a Certified Compensation Professional (CCP) and Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR).  She has served on the Board of Directors for small businesses and financial institutions, including serving as Chairman of the Board and leading the Executive Compensation Committee.



EMAIL
Karen.Bickford@aestheticblueprint.com

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Toni Nouri, RPh

Executive Director
The Aesthetic Blueprint


A registered pharmacist, Toni has worked in medical education and medical publishing for more than 25 years. She now works as Executive Director for continuED Medical, the parent company of The Aesthetic Blueprint.

Toni’s medical education experience includes account management, project management and editorial for a broad range of program types supporting products in both pre-launch and post-marketing phases of development. These programs include both continuing medical education (CME)-accredited and non-CME accredited programs, such as publication planning, publication development (journal manuscripts, monographs, newsletters), slides, speakers bureau programs, advisory boards, symposia, and multimedia initiatives.

Toni is a clinical pharmacist who has worked in various sectors of the healthcare industry. Her background includes experience in both hospital (US and New Zealand) and retail pharmacy, medical publishing, and healthcare communications. After moving to the US, Toni has worked for Adis, Oxford Clinical Communications (OCC), and IntraMed Educational Group on medical communications programs in dermatology, diabetes, HIV infection, heart failure, ophthalmology, and hematology. Previously, Toni was Vice President, Client Services at IntraMed West, responsible for managing account groups in strategic development and tactical execution.



EMAIL
Toni.Nouri@aestheticblueprint.com

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Karen Bickford, MBA, CCP, SPHR

Managing Director
The Aesthetic Blueprint

Email
Karen.Bickford@aestheticblueprint.com

Karen Bickford, MBA, CCP, SPHR is Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer with continuED Medical, the parent company of The Aesthetic Blueprint.

With over twenty-five years of experience for Fortune 500 companies and small businesses, Karen has held executive positions in the fields of human resources, finance and auditing where she has led the implementation of employee compensation, incentives, benefits and retirement programs.

She has planned, supervised and executed audits relating to management systems, operating controls, fraud prevention and government regulations.  Her contracts and negotiating expertise have resulted in multi-million dollar savings.

Among her many roles with The Aesthetic Blueprint, Karen provides customized fiscal guidance and compensation/incentive coaching services to aesthetic practices seeking support in these specialized areas.

Karen holds a Masters of Business Administration in Business Management from Loyola Marymount University, and a Bachelor of Science in Finance and Economics from the University of Southern California.  She is a Certified Compensation Professional (CCP) and Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR).  She has served on the Board of Directors for small businesses and financial institutions, including serving as Chairman of the Board and leading the Executive Compensation Committee.

Toni Nouri, RPh

Executive Director
The Aesthetic Blueprint

Email
Toni.Nouri@aestheticblueprint.com

A registered pharmacist, Toni has worked in medical education and medical publishing for more than 25 years. She now works as Executive Director for continuED Medical, the parent company of The Aesthetic Blueprint.

Toni’s medical education experience includes account management, project management and editorial for a broad range of program types supporting products in both pre-launch and post-marketing phases of development. These programs include both continuing medical education (CME)-accredited and non-CME accredited programs, such as publication planning, publication development (journal manuscripts, monographs, newsletters), slides, speakers bureau programs, advisory boards, symposia, and multimedia initiatives.

Toni is a clinical pharmacist who has worked in various sectors of the healthcare industry. Her background includes experience in both hospital (US and New Zealand) and retail pharmacy, medical publishing, and healthcare communications. After moving to the US, Toni has worked for Adis, Oxford Clinical Communications (OCC), and IntraMed Educational Group on medical communications programs in dermatology, diabetes, HIV infection, heart failure, ophthalmology, and hematology. Previously, Toni was Vice President, Client Services at IntraMed West, responsible for managing account groups in strategic development and tactical execution.

Clinical Contributors

Susan Weinkle, MD, FAAD

Susan H. Weinkle, MD


Susan H. Weinkle, MD is board-certified in Dermatology. She is Fellow of the American College of Mohs Surgery and a Diplomat of the American Board of Dermatology. Dr. Weinkle graduated summa cum laude from the University of Florida in 1974 and completed her residency in Dermatology at Stanford University Medical Center in 1982, where she held the position of Chief Resident. Dr. Weinkle has been in solo private practice since 1984, specializing in Mohs Surgery and Cosmetic Dermatology. She has held academic appointments at Stanford University Hospital, the University of California Irvine Medical Center and, most recently, at the University of South Florida.

Dr. Weinkle is affiliated with many professional organizations and societies. She has been on the Board of Directors and chaired numerous committees in organizations such as the American Academy of Dermatology, Dermatology Foundation, and Florida Society of Dermatology for Dermatologic Surgery. Dr. Weinkle has served as vice chairperson of the Dermatologic Foundation and has served on the board of trustees. She served as president of the Women’s Dermatologic Society (WDS) and as president of the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS), and President of the Florida Society of Dermatologic Surgery. She is currently an active member of the American Dermatological Association. WDS has also awarded Dr. Weinkle the prestigious Rose Hirschler Award and the Legacy Award. The Florida Society of Dermatology awarded her the Practitioner of the Year award in 2014. She has been voted one of the “Best Doctors” for the past 17 years. She has received the President’s Award four times from the ASDS and twice from the WDS. In 2017 she was honored by receiving the ASDS Stegman Award.

Dr. Weinkle is a medical editor for Drugs in Dermatology, she is on the editorial board of Practical Dermatology and Cosmetic Dermatology, and is also editor for Skin: The Journal of Cutaneous Medicine. She has published over 40 articles on skin carcinoma, surgical techniques, and cosmetic therapies. She frequently lectures on behalf of the American Academy of Dermatology and other leading dermatology societies, both nationally and internationally. Dr. Weinkle has served as course director of the live demonstration session at the annual AAD meeting for 14 consecutive years. She has also participated in numerous clinical trials.

Dr. Weinkle is passionate about all aspects of dermatology: mentoring, scientific innovation, and building enduring relationships within the dermatology community. She and her husband, Dana, an ophthalmologist, live in Bradenton, Florida. Their daughter, Allison is newly married and is a resident in Dermatology at the University of South Florida. Their son, Justin, is married and working in finance in New York City.

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Sachin M. Shridharani, MD

LUXURGERY©


Dr. Sachin M. Shridharani is a renowned, Manhattan-based plastic surgeon, board certified by The American Board of Plastic Surgery and founder of LUXURGERY – the confluence of luxury and aesthetic surgery. He has co-authored over 100 peer-reviewed articles, textbook chapters, and abstracts on the topics of cosmetic and reconstructive surgery. Dr. Shridharani’s innovative research has granted him the privilege of presenting his work at esteemed conferences both nationally and internationally.

Dr. Shridharani is recognized as an innovator in the field of plastic surgery for championing drainless abdominoplasty, TubelessTuckSM and developing his signature body and facial contouring technique, Surgery in a SyringeSM. He has lectured and educated physicians on an international platform, and trained thousands of practitioners with his injection techniques to optimize safety and patient outcomes.

Dr. Shridharani is frequently featured in national media outlets including The New York Times, New York Post, Cosmopolitan Magazine, Harper’s Bazaar, NBC, Fox, and ABC. He serves as the cosmetic surgery expert and is a recurrent contributor on the topic of plastic surgery and beauty for Haute Living Magazine.

Dr. Shridharani completed his training in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the prestigious Johns Hopkins Hospital, where he served as chief resident alongside leaders in the field of Plastic, Reconstructive, Aesthetic, Craniomaxillofacial, and Hand Surgery. Following his surgical residency, Dr. Shridharani went on to complete an Aesthetic Plastic Surgery fellowship at the esteemed Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital, where he was mentored by pioneers in the field of Aesthetic Surgery and Medicine. Dr. Shridharani is extremely passionate about his work and considers practicing the art of plastic surgery to be both a privilege and an honor.

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Susan Weinkle, MD, FAAD

Susan H. Weinkle, MD

Susan H. Weinkle, MD is board-certified in Dermatology. She is Fellow of the American College of Mohs Surgery and a Diplomat of the American Board of Dermatology. Dr. Weinkle graduated summa cum laude from the University of Florida in 1974 and completed her residency in Dermatology at Stanford University Medical Center in 1982, where she held the position of Chief Resident. Dr. Weinkle has been in solo private practice since 1984, specializing in Mohs Surgery and Cosmetic Dermatology. She has held academic appointments at Stanford University Hospital, the University of California Irvine Medical Center and, most recently, at the University of South Florida.

Dr. Weinkle is affiliated with many professional organizations and societies. She has been on the Board of Directors and chaired numerous committees in organizations such as the American Academy of Dermatology, Dermatology Foundation, and Florida Society of Dermatology for Dermatologic Surgery. Dr. Weinkle has served as vice chairperson of the Dermatologic Foundation and has served on the board of trustees. She served as president of the Women’s Dermatologic Society (WDS) and as president of the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS), and President of the Florida Society of Dermatologic Surgery. She is currently an active member of the American Dermatological Association. WDS has also awarded Dr. Weinkle the prestigious Rose Hirschler Award and the Legacy Award. The Florida Society of Dermatology awarded her the Practitioner of the Year award in 2014. She has been voted one of the “Best Doctors” for the past 17 years. She has received the President’s Award four times from the ASDS and twice from the WDS. In 2017 she was honored by receiving the ASDS Stegman Award.

Dr. Weinkle is a medical editor for Drugs in Dermatology, she is on the editorial board of Practical Dermatology and Cosmetic Dermatology, and is also editor for Skin: The Journal of Cutaneous Medicine. She has published over 40 articles on skin carcinoma, surgical techniques, and cosmetic therapies. She frequently lectures on behalf of the American Academy of Dermatology and other leading dermatology societies, both nationally and internationally. Dr. Weinkle has served as course director of the live demonstration session at the annual AAD meeting for 14 consecutive years. She has also participated in numerous clinical trials.

Dr. Weinkle is passionate about all aspects of dermatology: mentoring, scientific innovation, and building enduring relationships within the dermatology community. She and her husband, Dana, an ophthalmologist, live in Bradenton, Florida. Their daughter, Allison is newly married and is a resident in Dermatology at the University of South Florida. Their son, Justin, is married and working in finance in New York City.

Sachin M. Shridharani, MD

LUXURGERY©

Dr. Sachin M. Shridharani is a renowned, Manhattan-based plastic surgeon, board certified by The American Board of Plastic Surgery and founder of LUXURGERY - the confluence of luxury and aesthetic surgery. He has co-authored over 100 peer-reviewed articles, textbook chapters, and abstracts on the topics of cosmetic and reconstructive surgery. Dr. Shridharani’s innovative research has granted him the privilege of presenting his work at esteemed conferences both nationally and internationally.

Dr. Shridharani is recognized as an innovator in the field of plastic surgery for championing drainless abdominoplasty, TubelessTuckSM and developing his signature body and facial contouring technique, Surgery in a SyringeSM. He has lectured and educated physicians on an international platform, and trained thousands of practitioners with his injection techniques to optimize safety and patient outcomes.

Dr. Shridharani is frequently featured in national media outlets including The New York Times, New York Post, Cosmopolitan Magazine, Harper’s Bazaar, NBC, Fox, and ABC. He serves as the cosmetic surgery expert and is a recurrent contributor on the topic of plastic surgery and beauty for Haute Living Magazine.

Dr. Shridharani completed his training in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the prestigious Johns Hopkins Hospital, where he served as chief resident alongside leaders in the field of Plastic, Reconstructive, Aesthetic, Craniomaxillofacial, and Hand Surgery. Following his surgical residency, Dr. Shridharani went on to complete an Aesthetic Plastic Surgery fellowship at the esteemed Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital, where he was mentored by pioneers in the field of Aesthetic Surgery and Medicine. Dr. Shridharani is extremely passionate about his work and considers practicing the art of plastic surgery to be both a privilege and an honor.

Arthur Swift, MD, FACS

The Westmount Institute of Plastic Surgery


Dr. Swift is world-renowned as an expert and trendsetter in both the surgical and non-invasive fields of cosmetic enhancement, embracing new methods and technologies to better serve his patients. His compassion, artistic understanding and surgical expertise generate abundant client referrals from across the globe.

A mathematical analysis of beauty and an unrivalled passion for his craft have made him one of the most sought after mentors on the global aesthetic circuit. The repeated invitations from major conferences and universities have garnered him numerous awards and honorary memberships from Aesthetic Surgery faculties in Asia, South Africa, Australia, Europe and England. Dr. Swift has always been a champion of continuing medical education – beyond the training of McGill’s residents and fellows in aesthetic surgery, he has accepted requests for preceptorships from across the world, and has held over 200 Master Classes for cosmetic physicians in 35 countries over 6 continents. A frequent author and reviewer of articles in aesthetic journals, Dr. Swift is the co-editor of a landmark textbook to be published on non-surgical facial contouring. He has appeared as a plastic surgery expert on national television in both Canada and the United States and is regularly consulted by the international print media in all facets of cosmetic surgery.

Furthering his commitment to remain on the cutting edge of progressive technology, Dr. Swift heads a highly trained staff of administrators and nurses dedicated to research and advancement of the medical aesthetic arts. In 2008, he developed a revolutionary approach to facial and breast enhancement called BeautiPHIcation™, and became the recipient of the Cosmetic Industry Award, given to the Canadian physician whose visionary work and innovative techniques have kept Canada at the forefront of aesthetic medicine.

Dr. Swift is presently in private practice in Montreal; he is co-director of the Westmount Institute of Plastic Surgery and Victoria Park Spa, and maintains an active academic staff position at the Jewish General Hospital, a McGill University-affiliated institution.



EMAIL
arthur.swift@aestheticblueprint.com

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B. Kent Remington, MD, FRCP

Remington Laser Centre


Dr. Kent Remington received his medical degree from the University of Alberta. He did his post-graduate training in Portland, Oregon.

Dr. Remington is an internationally known dermatologist who specializes in laser surgery and comprehensive approaches to the “Aesthetic Face” using energy devices, fillers and neuromodulators. The Remington Dermatology Centre, which he established in Calgary in 1971, became the Remington Laser Dermatology Centre in 1979, the first of its kind in Canada. During the past 31 years, Dr. Remington has treated more than 78,000 patients with lasers and other light-energy devices. Dr. Remington has helped train hundreds of physicians from around the world in the art and science of laser surgery and the aesthetic use of the Restylane® family of fillers for the global approach to facial volume and contouring.

It is Dr. Remington’s philosophy to provide patients with state-of-the-art dermatological care using the best technology as soon as it becomes available. To meet this objective, the Remington Laser Dermatology Centre operates as a private facility complete with its own operating rooms and 29 different lasers and other energy devices.

Dr. Remington is affiliated with several professional societies including: Canadian Medical Society, Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, American Academy of Dermatology, Canadian Dermatology Association, Canadian Laser Aesthetic Surgery Society, American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery, American Society for Dermatologic Surgery and International Society for Dermatologic Surgery.



EMAIL
kent.remington@aestheticblueprint.com

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Arthur Swift, MD, FACS

The Westmount Institute of Plastic Surgery

Email
arthur.swift@aestheticblueprint.com

Dr. Swift is world-renowned as an expert and trendsetter in both the surgical and non-invasive fields of cosmetic enhancement, embracing new methods and technologies to better serve his patients. His compassion, artistic understanding and surgical expertise generate abundant client referrals from across the globe.

A mathematical analysis of beauty and an unrivalled passion for his craft have made him one of the most sought after mentors on the global aesthetic circuit. The repeated invitations from major conferences and universities have garnered him numerous awards and honorary memberships from Aesthetic Surgery faculties in Asia, South Africa, Australia, Europe and England. Dr. Swift has always been a champion of continuing medical education – beyond the training of McGill’s residents and fellows in aesthetic surgery, he has accepted requests for preceptorships from across the world, and has held over 200 Master Classes for cosmetic physicians in 35 countries over 6 continents. A frequent author and reviewer of articles in aesthetic journals, Dr. Swift is the co-editor of a landmark textbook to be published on non-surgical facial contouring. He has appeared as a plastic surgery expert on national television in both Canada and the United States and is regularly consulted by the international print media in all facets of cosmetic surgery.

Furthering his commitment to remain on the cutting edge of progressive technology, Dr. Swift heads a highly trained staff of administrators and nurses dedicated to research and advancement of the medical aesthetic arts. In 2008, he developed a revolutionary approach to facial and breast enhancement called BeautiPHIcation™, and became the recipient of the Cosmetic Industry Award, given to the Canadian physician whose visionary work and innovative techniques have kept Canada at the forefront of aesthetic medicine.

Dr. Swift is presently in private practice in Montreal; he is co-director of the Westmount Institute of Plastic Surgery and Victoria Park Spa, and maintains an active academic staff position at the Jewish General Hospital, a McGill University-affiliated institution.

B. Kent Remington, MD, FRCP

Remington Laser Centre

Email
kent.remington@aestheticblueprint.com

Dr. Kent Remington received his medical degree from the University of Alberta. He did his post-graduate training in Portland, Oregon.

Dr. Remington is an internationally known dermatologist who specializes in laser surgery and comprehensive approaches to the “Aesthetic Face” using energy devices, fillers and neuromodulators. The Remington Dermatology Centre, which he established in Calgary in 1971, became the Remington Laser Dermatology Centre in 1979, the first of its kind in Canada. During the past 31 years, Dr. Remington has treated more than 78,000 patients with lasers and other light-energy devices. Dr. Remington has helped train hundreds of physicians from around the world in the art and science of laser surgery and the aesthetic use of the Restylane® family of fillers for the global approach to facial volume and contouring.

It is Dr. Remington’s philosophy to provide patients with state-of-the-art dermatological care using the best technology as soon as it becomes available. To meet this objective, the Remington Laser Dermatology Centre operates as a private facility complete with its own operating rooms and 29 different lasers and other energy devices.

Dr. Remington is affiliated with several professional societies including: Canadian Medical Society, Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, American Academy of Dermatology, Canadian Dermatology Association, Canadian Laser Aesthetic Surgery Society, American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery, American Society for Dermatologic Surgery and International Society for Dermatologic Surgery.