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Two Steps Forward, One Back

by Harry S. Nayar, MD, MBE and Steve J. Kempton, MD

Plastic surgery education is undergoing an important transformation by changing its emphasis from volume to competency-based training, embodied as the Plastic Surgery Milestones Project.  546 more words


Local Winemakers Use 100% Of Profits To Pay For Surgeries On Cleft Lips And Palates

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – They call them wines with a cause. A UC Davis doctor and his wife have turned their winemaking hobby into a growing business. 319 more words


Runner Doing 100 Miles On A Treadmill For Charity

CHICAGO (CBS) — An ultramarathon runner from Chicago has begun a 24-hour treadmill run to raise money for an organization that provides cleft palate surgeries for kids in developing countries. 202 more words


Did a dental lecture lead to this shocking discovery?

The late Alfred Porter Southwick’s most important contribution to dentistry was the development of a treatment for cleft palates, using an implant of his own design. 167 more words


It was a good weekend all around.

I apologize for the possible multiple posts today. I am sick, very tired and keep inadvertently posting instead of saving to draft. Here is the real post… 486 more words


Cleft Awareness

This week (Sunday 11th to Saturday 17th November) is National Cleft Awareness Week in Australia and is a topic close to my heart. My daughter Sahara was born in 2010 with a severe bi-lateral cleft lip and palate and has already undergone two surgeries in her short life (one at four months and the other at twelve months). 492 more words

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The secret life of Mr Iambic Pentameter - for idiots like me!


There are lots of tried and tested youtube links on iambics at the end, for anyone who does not want to plough through two whole pages of the life and times of me and Mr I! 706 more words

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