IAOMS inBrief
IAOMS inBrief updates IAOMS members and other OMFS surgeons about news and events from IAOMS Headquarters as well as news from throughout the OMF world. Email [email protected] if you have a brief item to share.
President's Corner:
A Message From Dr. Gabriele Millesi
Dear Friends & Colleagues,

We are moving into the last quarter of 2021 and the end of my presidency. One major highlight of this year was the opportunity to attend the first in-person meeting, and that was the hybrid AAOMS Annual Meeting in Nashville from September 28 through October 1. It was similar to a successful experiment, showing that it is possible to organize a big conference in-person by taking all safety checks and restrictions seriously. At the opening ceremony of the meeting, I had the honor to be recognized with the Honorary Fellowship award as the IAOMS President. This was a testimonial of the very inspiring and friendly partnership between IAOMS and AAOMS. We want to thank our American friends, and we are looking forward to a productive future.

Our next project, which we are most most exited to host in the coming days, is the IAOMS/Asian AOMS NextGen Online Conference. Please take advantage of this opportunity to view presentations by two master surgeons and four NextGen surgeons each day. The five-day online conference covers one topic of our specialty each day. Our invited speakers have worked hard to provide you with a dynamic program and informative presentations. We are proud that we are able to engage speakers from each corner of the world once again! The number of registrants for the conference is already high, and we appreciate your early excitement. This is most rewarding for us, too, because IAOMS continues to make a commitment to provide members with more online educational resources (live and on-demand) and the response has been overwhelming. We hope to see you Tuesday, October 26 through Saturday, October 30, 2021.

IAOMS membership has grown steadily over the last six years, and I am happy to share that the last few years have been the strongest yet thanks to our incredibly loyal base and the hundreds of new members who joined the IAOMS family, including members from 120 countries from every stage in their career, from young surgeon to retired. I certainly hope you will take a moment to renew your membership for the 2022 membership year. If you are not an IAOMS member, please consider joining to access our many member benefits.

As you may know, we have longtime industrial partners at our side, who believe in our specialty and our association, as the global representative in our field. It has been an absolute pleasure to work closely with KLS Martin on the latest IAOMS Scientific Webinar Series Sponsored by KLS Martin in Honor of their 125th Anniversary. If you have not yet had the chance to participate, please note that three webinars are currently available on-demand via www.iaoms.org. Join us November 17th and December 17th for the final webinars in this series. Learn more by visiting www.iaoms.org/scientificwebinars.

I am looking forward to connecting with you all at our upcoming program, and I cannot wait to see the smiles on your faces once again in-person soon!

My warmest regards,

Dr. Gabriele Millesi
IAOMS President
IAOMS: Latest News & Opportunities
IAOMS Presidential Chain Ceremony
103rd AAOMS Annual Meeting in Nashville, Tennessee
The IAOMS Presidential Chain Ceremony took place at the 2021 AAOMS Annual Meeting in Nashville, TN. We would like to recognize two great leaders, incoming IAOMS President Dr. Alejandro Martinez and outgoing President Dr. Gabriele Millesi. Thank you both for your dedication, hard work and endless support of the association and the OMF specialty.

We are looking forward to welcoming Dr. Martinez in January 2022.
Read the October 2021 Issue of Face to Face
A Magazine for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
The latest issue of Face to Face is now available. Columns include “Special Report: Disruptive Technology and Innovation in OMS,” “How I Do It: Craniomaxillofacial Surgery During COVID-19 Pandemic & Application of Computer Assisted Surgery,” and “After Thought: The Time to Compose Like Beethoven.” To view the full publications, click here.
We Look Forward to Seeing You In Vancouver!
The 25th International Conference on Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
June 8 - 11, 2023
Registration Opening Spring 2022
"Together Towards Tomorrow"

The International Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (IAOMS) and the Canadian Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (CAOMS) are pleased to invite you to join us for our signature, biennial education and networking conference taking place in Vancouver, Canada from June 8-11, 2023. The theme and focus of ICOMS 2023, "Together Towards Tomorrow," anticipates the opportunity for members of our specialty to reunite in person. We hope you join us. Learn more here.

Learn, connect & grow with colleagues at this unique international opportunity!
Committee on Global Surgery (COGS)
Member Highlight

Dr. Leo Cheng, an Oral, Maxillofacial, Head and Neck Surgeon volunteers his time with Africa Mercy Ships where he performs life saving operations that transform the lives of those on the African continent. Dr. Leo Cheng sits down with GB News to discuss his work with mercy ships, the mission of the group, and how he assists in the training of local healthcare workers by providing educational opportunities that can utilized in local health clinics. 

Watch the full interview here
For more information visit www.mercyships.org.uk
The IAOMS Foundation: 25 Years and Beyond
The IAOMS Foundation is proud to celebrate our 25th Anniversary this year. In honor of this milestone anniversary, the IAOMS Foundation released a celebratory podcast series,
"The IAOMS Foundation: 25 Years and Beyond."

This series highlights the Foundation’s programs and accomplishments over the past 25 years and examines how the IAOMS Foundation can play a vital role in shaping future surgeon leaders within the oral and maxillofacial surgical specialty. Over the course of the series, listeners will hear interviews with program participants from our cornerstone fellowship and scholarship programs, host surgeons, lecturers and attendees of the Gift of Knowledge Program, and volunteers who support humanitarian efforts through the Committee on Global Surgery.  

All episodes are available now via www.iaoms.org and most streaming platforms.
eLearning: Online Education for the IAOMS Community
IAOMS/Asian AOMS NextGen Online Conference
The International Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (IAOMS) is pleased to collaborate with the Asian Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (Asian AOMS) for the IAOMS/Asian AOMS NextGen Online Conference.

October 26 - October 30, 2021
6:00AM - 8:30AM CST
Speaker Feature:
Learn More About Speaker Sessions
Thursday, October 28, 2021
"Can Dental Implants Lead to the Development of Oral Cancer?
A Review of the Literature"

Presented by Dr. Juan Manuel Muiño
Wednesday, October 27, 2021
"Ameloblastoma: Silently Aggressive Until It Is Not"

Presented by Dr. Nissia Ananda
Thursday, October 28, 2021
"Morbid Odontogenic Infections of the Head and Neck"

Presented by Dr. Victoria Yaffe
Online Education Available 24/7
E-Learning Access: To access the IAOMS e-learning portal, visit www.iaoms.org, navigate to the education tab and select e-learning from the dropdown. Log in using your IAOMS username and password. If you do not have an IAOMS account, you may make a free account here by selecting "connect".
IAOMS Scientific Webinar Series
Sponsored by KLS Martin in Celebration of their 125th Anniversary
The IAOMS and the IAOMS Foundation salute our Emerald-level Partner and on-going supporter, KLS Martin Group, as they celebrate their 125th Anniversary this year. 

In recognition of this landmark anniversary we have jointly developed a webinar series around OMF surgery which highlights the latest advancements in our surgical discipline along with some history of how it all started. The webinar series will consist of five scientific webinars running from August – December 2021. 
Thank You to Our Emerald Level Sponsor for Supporting This Series:
IAOMS Scientific Webinars

IAOMS has an extensive library of upcoming and on-demand webinars, accessible to IAOMS Members and Non-Members.
Tuesday, August 10 at 11:30 AM CST/ 18:30 CEST - Available On- Demand
Template-Guided Mandibular Reconstruction – Innovative standardized vs. Patient-specific Approach presented by Dr. Marco Kesting (Germany) & Dr. Tony Morlandt (USA) and moderated by Dr. G.E. Ghali (USA)

Wednesday, September 22 at 11:00 AM CST/ 18:00 CEST - Available On- Demand
Patient-Specific Implants in CMF Surgery
Presented by Dr. Christian Freudlsperger (Germany) & Dr. David Powers (USA)

Thursday, October 14 at 10:00 AM CST/ 17:00 CEST - Available On- Demand
Patient-Specific Solutions in Non-Augmentative Preprosthetic Restoration
Presented by Dr. Nils-Claudius Gellrich (Germany)

Wednesday, November 17 at 9:00 AM CST/ 16:00 CEST - Registration Now Open
Craniofacial Distraction – Concepts, Controversies, Complications, Conclusions 
Presented by Dr. Ignacio García Recuero (Spain) & Dr. Richard Burton (USA)

Friday, December 17 at 10:00 AM CST/ 17:00 CEST - Registration Now Open
3D Virtual Planning and Minimal Invasive Approaches in Orthognathic Cases 
Presented by: Dr. Gwen Swennen (Belgium)
IAOMS: Member Updates & Opportunities
Thank You, Members
Thank you to our 2021 members!
Your membership demonstrates your commitment to professional development
and your support of the OMFS specialty worldwide.

Please take a moment to renew your membership for the 2022 membership year.
If you are not an IAOMS member, join today and receive the following IAOMS member benefits - available 24/7.

Virtual Conferences
Scientific Webinars
NextGen Online Conferences
And more!

Learn · Connect · Grow with our 4,000+ worldwide members.
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Custom Fellow Certificate for Purchase
To recognize the achievement of IAOMS Fellows, the IAOMS has commissioned a personalized International Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons Fellow Certificate.

This elegant, high quality IAOMS Fellow Certificate will include personalized name and the signatures of the 2021 Board of Directors.
Framing Your Certificate
You also have the option of having your certificate professionally framed prior to being sent. You may choose from a selection of quality frame mouldings and mat configurations that will be used to custom build a frame exclusively for your IAOMS certificate.

Please note that the custom certificate and frames are sold separately.
How to Purchase

Visit the official website here
Required password: IAOMSORDERS

The IAOMS Fellow Certificate is eligible to fellows in good standing and subject to verification. For questions, please contact Kimberly Shadle
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