American Cleft Palate - Craniofacial Association

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News Archive

President’s Letter

I recently was privileged to attend a symposium, along with our Executive Director Wendy-Jo Toyama, about association management offered by the American Society of Association Executives. It was a unique opportunity to engage with and learn from leaders representing 17 other organizations on a wide range of subjects of common interest.

CPF Now Accepting Silent Auction Donations

Please let us know if you or your contacts would like to donate an item or service to be included in the CPF Silent Auction, which will be held during the gala on Thursday, March 16th during ACPA’s 74th Annual Meeting in Colorado Springs.

Online Registration for ACPA’s Annual Meeting Ends 2/13

Online registration for ACPA’s 74th Annual Meeting ends Monday, February 13, 2017. Onsite registration will be open March 12-18. ACPA’s 74th Annual Meeting is March 13-18, 2017 at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

CPF Releases Two Revised Factsheets for Families

The Cleft Palate Foundation Publications Committee is pleased to announce two newly revised publications for patient and family use: “Information About Surgical Scars” and “To the Teacher of a Child with Cleft.”

Wendy’s Water Cooler Chat

Recently, I was at the LAX airport and I saw a wonderful, whimsical, interactive media installation. It was a series of 10 vertical columns that were about two feet wide and 24 feet tall.

ACPA and CPF Approve 49 Teams in 2016

The American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association, the Cleft Palate Foundation, and ACPA’s Commission on Approval of Teams are pleased to announce that 49 Cleft Palate and/or Craniofacial teams were either approved or reapproved in 2016.