About ACOMS

Our Mission

The American College of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons' mission is to enhance surgical excellence through education and to promote fellowship amongst oral and maxillofacial surgeons.

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Our Purpose

The enhancement of patient and surgical care through the furthering of research and educational in OMS surgery is achieved by the College's sponsoring of educational programs, research activities, and fellowships as a service to not only members of the College, but to the profession at large.

ACOMS History

Three men met over lucheon in boston's copley hotel in late 1947, good friends and pioneers in what would become the dental speciality of oral and maxillofacial surgery.

The American Society of Oral Surgeons (ASOS now AAOMS) at that time was an outgrowth of the American society of Exodontist. They were a group of men with a widely diverse training and experience with few who were dealing with that were then considered "major cases" ; i.e. congenital Clefts, malignant neoplasia, TMJ, and Salivary gland surgery...

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Board of Regents

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Learn about ACOMS Leadership

Committee leadership

Membership

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Finance

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Nominating

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Professional Staff

Steve Kemp, CAE
Executive Director
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The ACOMS Fund

Support the day-to-day operations of ACOMS in the furtherance of our goal of fostering surgical excellence through education...

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Stuebner Scholar Program

Provide opportunities for female surgeons to advance through participation in scientific meetings organized by...

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Resident Travel Fund

Fund travel opportunities for OMS residents to attend additional educational opportunities like our Annual Meetings...

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The ACOMS Fund

Help assist us in the advancement of education and research to in the specialty of oral and maxillofacial surgery.

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