Evidence-Based Medicine & Research Committee

Recommends to Foundation Board of Directors criteria, encourages entries, and selects winners for the Leslie Bernstein Resident Research, Investigator Development, and the Bernstein Research Grants; for the Research Center oversees the Research Scholar Award, Wally K. Dyer Clinical Investigator Award, and the Clinical Research Scholarship; oversees all research activities and encourages research in facial plastic surgery at all levels: identifies research areas of strategic importance in facial plastic surgery and makes recommendations to the Foundation or Academy Board of Directors related to those areas. Develops short and long-term strategies to incorporate evidence-based medicine into our facial plastic surgeon culture. No member of the research committee may apply for or receive a research award while a member of the research committee.