Available Awards

The available awards are coordinated by the Awards Committee of the Educational and Research Foundation for the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. The AAFPRS Foundation Awards Program was instituted to:

  • Recognize research completed and previously presented at an Academy meeting; and
  • Recognize members who have contributed to the Academy and to their communities.

The deadline for all entry forms and nominations for the Shuster, Tresley, Residency Travel, Wright, Dickinson, and Community Service is June 1 or the first business day thereafter.

The Roe & Gillies Awards are automatically selected from papers submitted by current fellows in the AAFPRS Foundation Fellowship Program. These papers are due Feb. 1 or the first business day thereafter.

2017 Awards Recipients

Congratulations to the following members for receiving these awards in 2017.

Residency Travel Award

Neela Rao, MD, Chicago, IL
The Effects of Topical Yeast Protein Extract on Wound Healing in Healthy and Metabolically Compromised Mouse Models

Residency Travel Award

Mathew Miller, MD, Charlottesville, VA
Mohs Reconstruction: Is Timing a Priority

Ben Shuster Memorial Award

Shaun Desai, MD, Baltimore, MD
Thirty Day Hospital Revisit Rates & Factors Associated with Revisit in Patients Undergoing Septorhinoplasty

John Orlando Roe Award

Eric Cerrati, MD, Chicago, IL
The Effect of Increasing Nasal Tip Projections on Lip Position and Its Clinical Significance

Sir Harold Delf Gillies Award

Sami Moubayed, MD, Montreal, ON, Canada
The 10-item Standardized Cosmesis and Health Nasal Outcomes Survey (SCHNOS) for Functional and Cosmetic Rhinoplasty

The Awards Committee would like to ask recent fellowship graduates to consider submitting your research papers for the Ben Schuster and Ira Tresley awards, as well as encourage medical student and resident application for the residency travel awards for next year’s fall meeting. For more information on the AAFPRS awards or to nominate a colleague for next year’s ceremonies, please click the “Available Awards” link below.

Available Awards | Entry Form* | Nomination Form*