Mission: Promote research and education in the oral and maxillofacial surgery specialty. 1) to promote the study of oral and maxillofacial surgery and of research therein, the diffusion of knowledge thereof, and the continuing education of oral and maxillofacial surgeons. 2) to promote institutes, lectures and publications devoted to oral and maxillofacial surgery. 3) to cause to be published and to distribute papers, addresses, reports, treaties and other publications in the fields of education and science of interest to oral and maxillofacial surgeons. 4) to cause to be promoted to the general public an understanding of the foundation's programs and to transmit such information through appropriate media.
Programs: Nine awards totaling $475,000 approved from the research endowment fund. Research is essential for practitioners to expand the type and quality of patient care they provide. Training is essential for practitioners to improve the quality of patient care.
american assocatiion of oral and maxillofacial surgeons grants
ten awards totaling $10,000 for residents to attend the research and education conference