Global Oral Cancer Diploma

AO CMF in conjunction with the International Academy for Oral Oncology (IAOO) is pleased to announce the Global Oral Cancer Diploma. This interactive, self-directed online program is designed to provide a standardized evidence-based knowledge platform for multiple specialties involved in the treatment and management of oral cancer cases.

Applications are open!

Last chance! Submit your application before May 31, 2024.

Learn with a clear path

Full program: Through a 10-month program, participants will be able to gain substantial knowledge following the patient's journey in oral cancer.

  • Reasonable time effort: 10 month (full program) on average 2-3 h/week
  • Weekly discussion forums moderated by renown content experts 
  • Live sessions with expert faculty: Interactive case discussions during the learning pathway​
  • Networking opportunities: Discussion rooms for participants and faculty

Why should you join?

The first multidisciplinary training program for surgeons dealing with oral cancer

Benefit from the experience and support of global leaders in oral cancer during the learning pathway.

Learn online at your own pace: Self-directed and case-based instructor-led learning.


Be recognized as an AO CMF-trained oral cancer surgeon worldwide and let it positively impact your career.

What we offer

Certificate of completion
Acknowledged by the IAOO and AO CMF

Knowledge update
Access to the most accurate information in the field

Live sessions with expert faculty
Interactive case discussions during the learning pathway

Networking opportunities
Discussion rooms for participants and faculty

1. Fill in the application:

  • Send the letter of intent* (short)
  • Recommendation letter
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)*
  • Confirmation of completed post-graduation training program* of courses related to oral cancer management 
    * mandatory documents

2. Pay the administration fee

3. Confirmation email

As soon as your application was reviewed by the Steering Committee you will receive a confirmation email with the final decision.

4. Pay the full tuition fee

What is the language requirement? 

If English is not your first language, it is essential that your English language skills are good enough for you to understand, speak, and present throughout the duration of the intensive and challenging training program. 

Will I receive continuing medical education (CME) points for this? 

Yes, CME points will be awarded after the full program launch in 2024. 


The Global Oral Cancer Diploma Steering Committee

Moni Abraham Kuriakose
Head and Neck surgeon
Maxillofacial surgeon

Gregorio Sanchez Aniceto
Maxillofacial surgeon

Marcelo Figari
Head and Neck surgeon

S Fusetti

Stefano Fusetti
Maxillofacial surgeon

Ian Ganly

Ian Ganly
Head and Neck surgeon

We are happy to answer your questions and provide you with additional information.

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