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The American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS) is accredited as a provider of continuing medical education by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) and is recognized as a provider of continuing dental education by the American Dental Association Continuing Education Recognition Program (ADA CERP). The AAOMS adheres to the ACCME Essentials and Guidelines, including the ACCME Standards for Commercial Support, and the AAOMS adheres to the ADA CERP Standards and Procedures in its development and delivery of continuing medical and continuing dental education activities.

It is the policy of the AAOMS to ensure balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor in scientific/educational activities. All faculty and others who participate in the planning and execution of an AAOMS activity are required to disclose relevant financial relationships with commercial interests. A commercial interest refers to any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients. The principal intent of requiring disclosure information is not to prevent faculty with relevant financial relationships from the planning or delivery of content, but rather to ensure that AAOMS CDE/CME activities promote quality and safety, are effective in improving practice, are based on valid content, and are independent of control from commercial interests and free of commercial bias. Disclosure is required so that course directors may reasonably decide whether to make adjustments in the activity and its faculty, and so that participants in the activity may formulate their own judgments regarding commercial bias in the presentation in light of full disclosure of related information.

All faculty and others who participate in the planning and execution of an AAOMS educational activity have been informed of the AAOMS Policy on Disclosure of Relevant Conflicts of Interest. Faculty who have disclosed industry relationships have been counseled, in writing, of the necessity to deliver their presentations in a manner free of commercial bias. Written notification is made, in accordance with AAOMS Policy, to resolve and relevant conflicts of interest.

Planning Committee Disclosures

In accordance with ACCME guidelines, the following disclosures are provided for members of the AAOMS Board of Trustees, AAOMS educational planning committees and AAOMS staff. Members of the groups identified below have participated in the planning, development and implementation of this educational activity.

Board of Trustees

The following members of the AAOMS Board of Trustees have reported that they have no industry relationships to disclose:

Clark, Robert S., DMD
Crago, Charles A., DMD, MD
Egbert, Mark A., DDS
Ferguson, Brett L., DDS
Indresano, A. Thomas, DMD
Johnson, J. David, Jr., DMD
Morrison, J. David, DMD
Nannini, Victor, L., DDS
Nelson, Steven R., DDS, MS
Schwartz, Paul J., DMD
Shafer, David, DMD
Tiner, B.D., DDS, MD

Committee on Continuing Education and Professional Development (CCEPD)

The following members of the CCEPD have reported the following industry relationship disclosures:

Miloro, Michael, DMD, MD
Axogen: Consultant

Steinberg, Mark J., DDS, MD
Southern Implants: Speakers’ Bureau

The following members of the CCEPD have reported that they have no industry relationships to disclose:

Busino, Lawrence, DDS
Kademani, Deepak, DMD, MD
Kufta, Kenneth, DMD
Meara, Daniel, MS, MD, DMD
Park, Chan, DDS, MD
Peacock, Zachary, DMD, MD
Read-Fuller, Andrew, DDS, MD
Vega, Luis G., DDS
Waite, Peter D., DDS, MD
Weber, Charles R., DMD
Woerner, Jennifer, DMD, MD

Committee on Research Planning & Technology Assessment (CRPTA)

The following members of the CRPTA have reported the following industry relationship disclosures:

Aghaloo, Tara, DDS, MD
Amgen: Research Grant
Straumann: Research Grant, Consultant
Biohorizons: Research Grant, Consultant

Bouloux, Gary, MD, BDS
Pacira Pharmaceuticals: Consultant

Cillo, Joseph, DMD
Zimmer Biomet: Consultant

Campbell, Joshua A., DDS
Southern Implants North America: Speakers’ Bureau

Edwards, Sean, DDS, MD
Stryker: Speakers’ Bureau
KLS Martin: Consultant

The following members of the CRPTA have reported that they have no industry relationships to disclose:

Chou, Joli, DMD, MD
Dodson, Thomas, DMD, MPH
Hudson, John-Wallace, DDS, FACS
Kademani, Deepak, DMD, MD
Peacock, Zachary, DMD, MD
Reece, Daniel C., DMD
Stephens, W. Frederick, DDS

AAOMS Staff

The following members of AAOMS Staff have reported that they have no industry relationships to disclose:

Adams, Mark, JD
Armour, Yolanda
Bonfield, Heidi
Dreiske, Leslie
Farrell, Scott C.
Guenther, Sandy
Hayson, Beth
Jones, Samantha E.
Kremer, Jolene
Lee, Caroline P.
Mahoney, Michelle
Molley, Kim
Motrenko, Marina
Murray, Shannon
Nicolini, Leah
Oddo, Laurie
Rappatta, Vicky
Schnitzer, Mary
Serpico, Patricia
Steuer, Becky
Swihart, Karin
Tuerk, Jeanne
Treccia, Bridget
Trotto, Sarah
Walaszek, Adam
Waldoch, Brianne
Wittich, Karin K.
Zabinski, Lawrence
Zak, Kelly

All reported relevant conflicts of interest have been resolved by the Committee on Continuing Education and Professional Development and other planning committees as of 2/15/19.