2016 International Velopharyngeal Dysfunction Symposium :: Nationwide Children's Hospital

2016 International Velopharyngeal Dysfunction Symposium

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The First International Symposium on Velopharyngeal Dysfunction will be held at The Westin Columbus, 310 S. High Street, Columbus, Ohio on September 16-17, 2016.

Conference Brochure (click to download)

Symposium Preview

The symposium is designed for plastic surgeons, speech pathologists, otolaryngologists, other craniofacial specialists, and nurses and team coordinators who manage patients with velopharyngeal dysfunction and related craniofacial conditions.

  • Two days of didactic lectures, research presentations and case studies
  • Breakout sessions for speech pathologists and surgeons
  • Panel discussions to illustrate treatment planning for challenging cases
  • Workshops on instrumental evaluation of VP closure
  • Special sessions on VPD in 22q11.2 deletion syndrome, airway management and outcomes
  • Clinical and research collaboration forums
  • Poster and oral presentation opportunities (Call for papers to be announced in Winter 2016, check conference website for details)

Conference Directors

Keynote Speaker

Jeffrey Marsh, MD- Nationally and internationally recognized expert in pediatric craniofacial surgery

Intended Audience

This symposium is designed for plastic surgeons, speech pathologists, otolaryngologists, craniofacial specialists, nurses and other health professionals who diagnose, treat and care for patients with velopharyngeal dysfunction and related speech disorders

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Speaker disclosures available here. This course is offered for 1.25 ASHA CEUs (basic level, related area).

 

Hotel accommodations are available at The Westin Columbus located at  310. S. High Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215. 

For more information, call (614) 355-0676.

Nationwide Children's Hospital
700 Children's Drive Columbus, Ohio 43205 614.722.2000