ACPA’s 75th Annual Meeting: Call for Abstracts

Alyssa KirkmanACPA News, ACPA's Annual Meeting

The American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association (ACPA) is now accepting abstracts for ACPA’s 75th Annual Meeting, April 10-14, 2018 in Pittsburgh, PA.  All ACPA members and interested nonmembers are invited to submit abstracts on new research, developing information or instructional courses on cleft lip/palate and craniofacial anomalies.  All submissions are due September 12, 2017. Submit an abstract.

ACPA’s 75th Annual Meeting will explore advances in research, clinical and team-driven care of patients as we honor the past, challenge the present, and inspire the future.  Abstracts in the following categories will be considered:

  • Oral Presentations
    • Ideas and Innovations – Short presentation on a special case, clinical innovation or a new technique.
    • Platform Papers – Basic and clinical research presented during general and concurrent sessions.
    • Team Coordination and Nursing Track – Clinical presentations on day-to-day administration and organization associated with managing a cleft and craniofacial team.
    • Panels – Offer differing viewpoints on a debatable topic.
  • Short Courses – Provide skills and hands-on training or in-depth review
    • Eye Openers – 60 minutes
    • Study Sessions – 90 minutes
    • Advanced Courses – 90 minutes with advanced level training
    • Opportunity to present both research and clinical topics on a physical poster

All submissions are due September 12, 2017. Before you submit, review the abstract submission materials.  ACPA requires disclosure of any financial and non-financial conflicts of interests related to the content from all authors before a submission can be finalized. Visit the meeting website for more information and to submit.  Please email or call 919-933-9044 with any questions.

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