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ASCFS Annual Meeting at ACPA 2018
April 13-14, 2018
Westin Convention Center
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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ASCFS/ASMS Boot Camp for Craniofacial Fellows
August 3-5, 2018
Phoenix
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J.G. McCarthy Visiting Scholar Award

ASCFS Accepting Applications for the J.G. McCarthy Visiting Scholar Award

ASCFS Foundation leadership is pleased to announce the J.G. McCarthy Visiting Scholar Award in tribute to the tremendous impact Dr. Joseph G. McCarthy has had on the advancement of craniofacial research and clinical surgery through his innovation, dedication, and tireless energy.

The award will provide a stipend of $1,500 award to support the recipient to visit a craniofacial center of their choice during their first year of practice, with the purpose of expanding their appreciation of craniofacial surgery.

The award will be granted to the applicant who best demonstrates these personal qualities with the goal to use their talents in the pursuit of excellence in academic craniofacial surgery.

To apply, please send your CV and a letter describing how the use of this award would contribute to your career in craniofacial surgery to Lorraine O'Grady before December 31st.

The ASCFS Board welcomes applications from all current ASCFS fellows.

Deadline: December 31, 2017
Award decision: March 1, 2018
Award presentation: The successful recipient is expected to attend the ASCFS-ACPA Annual Meeting, April 13-14 in Pittsburgh to receive the award from Dr. McCarthy during the award ceremonies.


Upcoming Meeting of Interest
Total Cleft Care: From Birth to Adulthood
NYU Langone Medical Center
New York City
May 10-11, 2018

This two day course will review, in chronological order, all cardinal procedures performed in cleft lip and palate reconstruction. This will include primary and secondary reconstruction of the lip, nose, alveolus and palate; pharyngeal surgery; fistula repair; alveolar reconstruction; orthognathic surgery; distraction osteogenesis; definitive rhinoplasty and challenging cases. This live activity will feature the international leaders in cleft care who will present, compare and contrast the state of the art techniques of the field. The course format will focus on the technical aspects of surgery and its indications, encouraging active discussion by the faculty and participants. Furthermore, this course will present the latest innovations in pre-surgical orthopedics, virtual surgical planning, surgical training resources and tissue engineering solutions relevant to the care of the patient with cleft lip and palate.

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For more information and to register: http://nyulmc.org/cleftcme

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Craniofacial surgery is a sub-speciality of plastic surgery. It traces its beginnings to a group of surgeons who were interested in the treatment of birth defects in children involving the skull and face. In the late 1960's, Dr. Paul Tessier from Paris, France, reported on techniques he had developed to treat children with rare birth defects. Read more... Visit our membership page to learn about qualifications, benefits, membership categories and more.

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