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Upcoming events

Management of Facial Trauma, Minneapolis, Minnesota, August 24, 2024

Maxillofacial Reconstruction: A Focus on Ballistic Injury Management (with human anatomical specimens), Tampa, Florida, Nov. 8, 2024

In-person events

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AO CMF NA Course—Management of Facial Trauma
Date: August 24, 2024 - August 25, 2024 

This course provides learners with the fundamental knowledge and principles for the treatment of craniomaxillofacial fractures and their complications. It covers diagnostic and treatment principles for midface and mandibular fractures, as well as the prevention and treatment of complications.

Credits available: ACCME 
Venue: Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA 
Course Level: Basics

AO CMF NA Course—Maxillofacial Reconstruction: A Focus on Ballistic Injury Management (with human anatomical specimens)
Date: November 8-10, 2024 

Join a select group of your peers and a nationally prominent multidisciplinary faculty (including AO military experts) to gain practical and immediately applicable skills through extensive cadaver use.  This 2 ½ day course emphasizes practical lectures and hands-on experiences from planning a cutting-edge reconstruction procedure for the tertiary reconstruction of an individual’s craniomaxillofacial wound to performing the reconstruction of both hard-tissue and soft-tissue defects under expert mentors in a 3:1 student to expert faculty ratio.

Credits available: ACCME 
Venue: Tampa, FL, USA 
Course Level: Advanced


Funding awards and opportunities

Fellows Research Grant

Funding for worthwhile clinical and translational CMF-oriented research projects to be performed by fellows at AO CMF NA-sponsored sites.

Young Investigator Research Grant Award

Funding for surgeons early in their career interested in performing high-quality, clinically-relevant CMF research.

AO CMF research (international)

Explore research opportunities available to global AO CMF community

AO CMF NA fellowship committee

Kerry Latham, MD, FACS

Plastic Surgeons of Alaska

Raj Dedhia, MD

University of Tennessee Health Science Center

Mark Engelstad, DDS, MD, MS

Oregon Health & Science University

Sachin S. Pawar, MD

Medical College of Wisconsin

Your AO NA contacts

Allison Babb

Coordinator, CMF Research & Fellowships

Alaina Onesti

Program Coordinator: CMF & VET

Brenda Lowry

Sr. Education Development Manager: CMF & VET