By any measure, the Face to Face program, the pro bono arm of the Educational and Research Foundation of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS Foundation), has been a resounding success since its inception in 1992. How does such a program, one of the largest voluntary programs by any medical society in history, begin and grow? Tracing the history of dynamic growth (Table) may allow greater clarity for the future direction of the program. Accurately reporting the role of the program's early founders and today's largest contributors unveils a story of great passion about the worldwide progress of facial plastic surgery.
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