We are invested into your educational growth

The maker of the sought-after aesthetic providers

Dolce Vida University is not simply a training facility. We are an all-inclusive education center with more comprehensive, more convenient, and more technologically advanced training courses.

our mission

To help novice & advanced injectors become proficient in helping their patients look and feel their best, in an environment that is warm and welcoming to providers, with its focus on medical education and safety.

Our story began from the humble beginnings of our founder, Scott Callahan, PA-C. While working in plastic surgery at Griffin Hospital, he volunteered to assist cancer patients to uplift their spirits by enhancing their beauty.

The experience of making people look and feel their best became a burning desire for our founder. He knew that more people deserved better options than expensive dermatologists and plastic surgeons.

In 2010, he founded Dolce Vida Medical Spa—an aesthetic center focused on delivering the very best aesthetic care.

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Years later, this mission became more and more meaningful. Our founder, along with other mentors, started training through Dolce Symposium, whose trainees are now recognized for their expertise.

And so Dolce Vida University was born, with the dedication to provide excellent training to future aesthetic injectors who will do the same as Dolce Vida Medical Spa is doing—to ensure every patient will look and feel their best in the most innovative and safest ways.

An Industry Leader For A Reason

WE HAVE BEEN FORTUNATE TO RECEIVE SEVERAL AWARDS THAT HIGHLIGHT OUR EXPERTISE IN THE INDUSTRY.

6 YEAR WINNER OF TOP
100 AESTHETIC INJECTOR

#2 WINNER TOP 3
MEDICAL SPA NATIONALLY

NOMINEE FOR CLINICAL INNOVATOR
AESTHETIC RECORD NEXTIES AWARDS

TOP CT MEDICAL SPA OF FAIRFIELD COUNTRY
AND NEW HAVEN COUNTY 2014-2018

2018 TOP THREE MERZ
NATIONAL AWARD

2020-2022 TOP KOI HANSBIOMED TRAINER

2020-2022 TOP BENEV TRAINER

Scott Callahan, PA-C

A leader in the aesthetics field with over 24 years of experience. He’s the founder of the Dolce Vida Symposium and the brains behind Aesthetic Innovation & Exclusive Educational Opportunities. His focus is on bringing the latest techniques to injectors across the country.

At Dolce Vida Med Spa, Scott leads a team dedicated to making people look and feel their best in a welcoming environment. He was the first KOI PDO trainer in the US for Miracu and Mint. He also has been recognized as one of the top 100 US Aesthetic Injectors for six years running.

Monique Souza, RN BSN

The go-to expert for facial rejuvenation at Dolce Vida. With a background in nursing, biology, and human development from the University of Connecticut. Her dedication extends to enhancing natural beauty and making her patients more confident.

Monique loves educating her patients and providing them with the insights required to make better choices for their treatment. She also uses her background in science and artistry to tailor every patient’s treatment.

Molly Sarver, APRN

A board-certified family nurse practitioner specializing in aesthetic medicine. Molly has a diverse experience spanning burns, plastic surgery, urgent care, and wound care. 

She now works at Dolce Vida enjoying the ability to be part of making her clients feel beautiful and confident. Her focus is on holistic wellness, nutrition, fitness, and overall well-being. Molly ensures that every client's journey toward self-assurance receives personalized care and attention.

The fact is: You can’t break into the industry with less hands-on training. You need real, active experience.

That’s When Dolce Vida University Comes In.