Join us April 10-14, 2018 in Pittsburgh

Alyssa KirkmanACPA's Annual Meeting

Join your cleft and craniofacial colleagues April 10-14, 2018 in Pittsburgh for ACPA’s 75th Annual Meeting.  Over 99% of attendees would recommend ACPA’s Annual Meeting to other professionals.  This is the meeting for cleft and craniofacial care providers. The 2018 … Read More

President’s Letter

Hillary JonesACPA News, President's Letter

As I sit down to reflect on the past 12 months and write my last letter as ACPA President, I can’t help but conclude that 2017 has continued to be a year of dramatic progress for the American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial … Read More

Wendy’s Water Cooler Chat

Hillary JonesACPA News, Water Cooler Chat

When I arrived at ACPA, the Board expressed a desire to increase public awareness of ACPA. With that in mind, I worked to engage with the local community and encouraged the National Office Team to do the same. It is … Read More

ACPA Participates in Kids First Workshop

Alyssa KirkmanACPA News, Family Services

ACPA was invited to join a Patient & Foundation Workshop informing the development of the Gabriella Miller Kids First Pediatric Research Program’s data resource center.  This program, commonly referred to as Kids First, is an NIH-funded initiative intended to generate … Read More

Together We are Stronger

Alyssa KirkmanACPA News, Family Services

Together we are stronger. That was the idea behind the merger of the Cleft Palate Foundation and the American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association (ACPA), two preeminent organizations dedicated to the treatment of cleft palate and craniofacial conditions. United under the ACPA … Read More

President’s Letter

Hillary JonesACPA News, President's Letter

With the screen adaption of R.J. Palacio’s bestselling book, “Wonder,” being released to theaters later this month, communities are coming together to discuss facial differences. The story is about the journey of a boy named Auggie with a craniofacial condition, … Read More