Conference Details

Given the uncertainties caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as institutional travel restrictions, the 5th Annual Midwest Facial Nerve Conference hosted by The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center has been postponed. The conference will be rescheduled for the fall of 2021 or 2022. 

We’ll keep participants posted as travel guidelines are announced and more definite plans are in place. We thank you for your patience and understanding. 

About the Conference

The Midwest Facial Nerve Conference will focus on the diagnosis, treatment and understanding of facial nerve paralysis. This unique course will provide a multidisciplinary forum for clinicians, therapists and researchers to gather and promote clinical care and research related to the field of facial nerve function and paralysis. 


This course is designed for otolaryngologists, facial plastic surgeons, neurologists, neurosurgeons, psychology and primary care providers, and occupational and physical therapists. Chief residents, fellows and advanced practice providers from these specialties are also invited to attend. 


This two-day course will include lectures, a neuromuscular retraining session and a cadaver dissection lab.

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