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New York/Stuttgart – Thieme Publishers is pleased to announce that Facial Plastic Surgery is now offering Continue Medical Education (CME) credit to medical professionals in partnership with the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS)

"Continuing education is especially important for our rapidly developing specialty and we are delighted to help our readers with that process through this partnership with AAFPRS" says Anthony P. Sclafani, MD, FACS, Editor-in-Chief, Facial Plastic Surgery "We appreciate the AAFPRS’ dedication to continuing education and remaining on the forefront of our specialty."

These credits are available free of charge for journal readers via the CME Quiz at the beginning of each issue. CME credits based on the material in each quiz are available online on the AAFPRS’ website. This special offer assists clinicians who want to stay abreast of the specialty’s latest techniques and developments in order to continuously provide high quality care to their patients. By introducing this program, Facial Plastic Surgery and AAFPRS help those working in the field fulfil professional requirements in an accessible and effective way.

With over 2,700 members, the AAFPRS is the world's first medical specialty association devoted specifically to cosmetic reconstructive surgery of the face, head and neck. As otolaryngology's largest specialty, the AAFPRS began its dedication to accredited continuing education courses as early as the 1960s.

About Facial Plastic Surgery

Facial Plastic Surgery is a peer-reviewed journal covering topic-specific issues on areas of aesthetic and reconstructive plastic surgery relating to the head, neck, and face. It is the official journal of the European Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery. Contributing authors provide a global perspective on each topic and critically evaluate recent works in the field. Published six times a year, the journal's scope includes issues devoted to scar revision, periorbital and mid-face rejuvenation, facial trauma, facial implants, rhinoplasty, neck reconstruction, cleft palate, face lifts, as well as various other emerging minimally invasive procedures.

About the Editors-in-Chief

Anthony P. Sclafani, MD, FACS, Director of Facial Plastic Surgery and Reconstructive Surgery, Dept. of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary; New York, NY, USA.

Ralf Siegert, MD, DDS, P, Department of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Prosper Hospital, Recklinghausen, Germany.


About Thieme

Thieme Publishing Group is a privately held scientific and medical publishing house employing more than 950 people and maintaining offices in seven cities, including New York, Delhi, Stuttgart and three other locations in Germany. Founded in 1886, the Thieme name has become synonymous with high quality and excellence in medical and scientific publishing. Today, Thieme is the market leading publisher of neurosurgical content and holds strong market positions in orthopedics, radiology, anatomy and chemistry, among other specialties. Thieme publishes 137 peer-reviewed journals and over 500 new books annually. The company also has a rapidly growing array of web-based products in medicine and science. State-of-the-art online products includeThieme eJournals, Thieme Electronic Book Library, the medical student website and Thieme Teaching Assistant, an innovative web-based platform for faculty. For more information about Thieme visit


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