The Educational and Research Foundation for the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS Foundation) will host the AAFPRS Spring Meeting at the Combined Otolaryngology Spring Meetings (COSM) from May 15-16 at the Hyatt Regency Chicago. The event will gather professionals, residents, fellows-in-training, and medical students to discuss the latest advancements in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery.

The meeting will include panels and keynotes from experts, sharing insights on new studies and techniques to enhance patient care. Attendees will explore advanced procedures, surgical innovations, minimally invasive treatments, and practice management strategies. The program also provides hands-on training and networking opportunities for refining skills..


Chaired by AAFPRS Fellow members Leslie R. Kim, MD, and Taha Z. Shipchandler, MD, along with AAFPRS Education Program Director Catherine P. Winslow, MD, and Director-Elect Anthony E. Brissett, MD. The event includes hands-on simulated settings where participants can apply current techniques.


May 15-16


Hyatt Regency Chicago
151 E Wacker Dr, Chicago, IL 60601

Key Conference Topics

  • Fundamentals of surgical and non-surgical techniques in facial rejuvenation.
  • Surgical and minimally invasive treatments for facial restoration.
  • Career paths and growth opportunities in the field.
  • Guidelines and best practices for transgender and gender-diverse patients.
  • Approaches to assessing and treating facial paralysis.
  • Recent developments in preservation rhinoplasty.
  • Hands-on skill development in simulated settings.
  • Management of craniomaxillofacial trauma.

For further information and registration details, click here.