The ACPA Honors and Awards Selection Panel invites and encourages professionals to nominate a deserving candidate for the following awards:
- The Honors of the Association represents the highest expression of respect and gratitude ACPA can bestow and is granted to those individuals, member or non-member, whose lifetime of research, healthcare delivery, or leadership has advanced, significantly and uniquely, the amelioration of physical, behavioral or social handicapping conditions of cleft lip and palate or other craniofacial anomalies.
- The Distinguished Service Award recognizes an individual, member or non-member, who has demonstrated exceptional service and contribution to ACPA.
- The Emerging Leader Award recognizes an early career professional who is a member of ACPA for at least 3 and not more than 15 years, who exhibits exemplary accomplishment and dedication to the issues affecting people with cleft and craniofacial conditions.
To nominate a candidate, click on one of the links above or visit https://acpa-cpf.org/about-acpa/honors-awards/. Nomination materials for the awards will be kept on file for consideration for one additional year should a candidate not be selected. Should a candidate not be selected during the following year’s consideration, his or her paperwork must be resubmitted with up-to-date information both on the nominating form and in the supporting letter for continued consideration.
The ACPA Honors and Awards Selection Panel looks forward to your nominations.