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ACPA offers webinars of interest to cleft and craniofacial care providers worldwide. Whether in a full-time cleft or craniofacial specialty or occasionally working in the field, all interested healthcare professionals are invited to join us. Use the navigation bar above to view information about each webinar. We encourage you to check here frequently for updates and registration information about upcoming webinars.

A confirmation email will be sent upon registering, which will include the details to join us live for the webinar. Additionally, event registrants will receive an email within 10 business days after the live webinar, which will have a direct link to: access the evaluation, claim accredited continuing education credits (if offered), and review the recording.

Webinar topics and speakers are selected by members of ACPA’s Education Committee to reflect the diverse interest areas of ACPA’s multidisciplinary membership. Please email education@acpacares.org with any questions.

2024 Webinar Series:

Thursday, March 14, 2024 | 3:00 – 4:00 pm ET | Alveolar Cleft Bone Grafting: Treatment Overview, Timing, and Bone Graft Options presented by Nicholas Mechas, DMD

Tuesday, April 30, 2024 | 3:00 – 4:00 pm ET | Pioneering the Use of Clear Aligners for the Orthodontic Management of Our Patients with Cleft Lip and Palate presented by Judah S. Garfinkle, DMD, MS

Tuesday, May 14, 2024 | 3:00 – 4:00 pm ET | Effective Speech Therapy Techniques for Correction of Compensatory Productions in Children with Velopharyngeal Insufficiency (VPI) presented by Ann W. Kummer, PhD, CCC-SLP, FASHA

Tuesday, August 6, 2024 | 3:00 – 4:00 pm ET | Multidisciplinary Care for Cleft Feeding – Assessing Feeding Skills and Clinical Expertise with Case Studies presented by Caitlin Wilson, M.S. CCC-SLP

Tuesday, September 10, 2024 | 3:00 – 4:00 pm ET | Latest Understandings and Advancements in Management of Neonatal Airway Obstruction: Pierre Robin Sequence and Cleft Lip/Palate presented by Raj M. Vyas, MD, FACS

Wednesday, October 23, 2024 | 3:00 – 4:00 pm ET | Genetic Testing in the Craniofacial Clinic Made Simple presented by Scott Hickey, MD; Betsy Schmalz, LGC and Bianca Zapanta, DO

Tuesday, November 12, 2024 | 3:00 – 4:00 pm ET | Last Phase of Treatment: When Orthodontics and Prosthodontics Work Together presented by Daniel Levy-Bercowski, MD, DDS and Amara Abreu, DDS, MSD, FACP

Monday, December 2, 2024 | 3:00 – 4:00 pm ET | Improving Transitions of Care in Adolescent Patients with 22q Deletion Syndrome presented by Jordan Halsey, MD; Molly MacIsaac, BS; Alyssa Fritz, PhD; Luis Montes, MD; S. Alex Rottgers, MD and Alexzandra Mattia, BS

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