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

Ron Hathaway Steps into Presidency of ACPA

Alyssa KirkmanACPA News

On January 1, 2015, Ron Hathaway, DDS, MS, MS takes the helm as president of the American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association. “I am excited to be leading this great organization which has been a home for so many of us over … Read More

ACPA Executive Director Appointed

Alyssa KirkmanACPA News

On behalf of the Executive Council, I am very pleased to announce that Wendy-Jo Toyama has been appointed to the position of Executive Director of the American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association (ACPA). Wendy comes to the ACPA from the American Dental … Read More