February 2023 – Vol. 42, No. 1
Congenital Cytomegalovirus and Pediatric Hearing Loss
CMV is the most common nongenetic cause of congenital sensorineural hearing loss, occurring in one out of every 100-150 live births.
I would challenge all of us to think about the perspectives we function with and how to make sure we understand if we change our position even a little bit, the change in perspective and outcome is miraculous.
Kathleen L. Yaremchuk, MD, MSA, AAO-HNS/F President
Expanding and Enhancing Your
Content in 2023
As we strive for enhanced content delivery to members, we continue our other ongoing efforts in the advocacy realm for you, your practice, and your patients.
James C. Denneny III, MD, AAO-HNS/F Executive Vice President and CEO
Breastfeeding and Ankyloglossia
This Education Committee update highlights new breastfeeding guidelines and the importance of shared decision making regarding ankyloglossia.
Work-Life Integration: Awareness, Accountability, and Actions
A shift from work-life balance to work-life integration to create a culture that supports life outside of work.
Thyroid Ultrasound and Molecular Testing: Knowing the Nodule
Understanding and interpreting molecular tests for thyroid nodules.
#OTOMTG23 for the CME ENThusiast
An idea is born through committee engagement and participation.
Enjoy, Engage, and Enlighten with the WIO Leadership Library
Access a wide variety of more than 20 books and articles read and summarized by WIO members.
Top 100 CPT Codes
Check out these two new resources for coding.
URM Away Rotation Grant Report: Georgetown University School of Medicine
Medical student rotates through three hospitals, gaining invaluable experience.
AAO-HNSF Humanitarian Travel Grant Report: Eldoret, Kenya
In October 2022, I traveled to Eldoret, Kenya, with George Kurien, MD, a fellowship-trained neurotologist and one of my attendings at the University of Vermont Medical Center.
WATCH: “Anatomy of AAO-HNSF Clinical Quality Measures"
Learn more about the anatomy of otolaryngology clinical quality measures.
2023 AAO-HNSF Global Grand Rounds
First in the 2023 series, “Endoscopic Sinus Surgery: Technique and Strategy to Optimize Patient Outcomes.” Register for this free webinar today!
World Hearing Day 2023: March 3
Learn more about resources for World Hearing Day.
READ ALL ABOUT IT: Bulletin Transitions from a Print and Digital Publication to DIGITAL ONLY in 2023
For those members who receive the print Bulletin, the December 2022 – January 2023 issue, Vol. 41, No. 11 will be the last print edition.
OUT OF COMMITTEE: Patient Safety and Quality Improvement | Creating Psychological Safety in Otolaryngology: Practical Steps to Promote Teamwork and Safe, High-Quality Care
Psychological safety is the idea that people can feel comfortable to ask questions, admit errors, suggest ideas, voice concerns, or disagree, without fear of negative outcome (e.g., criticism, humiliation, or retaliation).