Purpose of the Clinician’s Corner

Hillary JonesClinician's Corner

Last month, we introduced the “Clinician’s Corner.” This short segment is meant to tap an invited expert to provide a perspective on a clinical topic. It is not a definitive statement on behalf of ACPA, rather it is intended to … Read More

Introducing the 2016 Visiting Scholar

Alyssa KirkmanACPA News

ACPA and the International Outreach Committee are pleased to introduce Dr. Jorge Oviedo as the 2016 Visiting Scholar. Dr. Oviedo is a maxillofacial surgeon in Santo Domingo, Heredia in Costa Rica and works at the Cleft Palate – Maxillofacial Care Service … Read More

Members Elect 2016 Executive Council

Alyssa KirkmanACPA News

Thanks to the many of you who participated in this year’s election and to the candidates. Elected by the membership to the 2016 ACPA Executive Council are: President-Elect: Robert J. Havlik, MD, Milwaukee, WI Vice President-Elect: Bernard J. Costello, DMD, … Read More

Approval versus Accreditation

Alyssa KirkmanACPA News

An approval process, such as that of the Commission on Approval of Teams (CAT), is distinct from an accreditation process, which is a more formal term. Both are types of credentialing, which is an umbrella term that reflects a public … Read More

72nd Annual Meeting Highlights

Hillary JonesACPA's Annual Meeting, Infographic

Have you ever wondered what percentage of ACPA members attend the Annual Meeting or how many abstracts are submitted? We pulled this and other notable data from ACPA’s record-breaking meeting in Palm Springs, CA. Click the image below to review … Read More

ACPA and CPF Alignment

Alyssa KirkmanACPA News

In Palm Springs, the American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association Executive Council and Cleft Palate Foundation Board met jointly with an aim to explore areas of common interest and future collaboration. The Council and Board acknowledged that although related organizations, many may … Read More