Annual Meeting wellness activities for happiness and health

August 2019 – Vol. 38, No. 7

Sunrise yoga

Get your body moving and jump-start your New Orleans experience with a sunrise yoga session on Sunday, September 15.

Wellness education

As part of the AAO-HNS/F commitment to physician wellness, the education program includes several sessions focused your personal care. Some sessions you’ll want to attend include:

  • From Burnout to Wellness: A Description of Burnout and How to Maintain Wellness
  • From Burnout to Well-Being: Optimizing Self-Care and Model for Trainees/Others
  • Mind-Body Medicine: Tools to Reduce Stress and Foster Resilience and Well-Being

Stay hydrated

We all know water helps you perform better. Remember to enjoy the water stations in the back of each session room and scattered throughout the exhibit hall.

“Get Moving” breaks

Conference fatigue is a common problem for attendees who sit for a long time throughout the day in meetings and sessions. To help elevate this fatigue, we invite you enjoy a “Get Moving” break session each morning of the conference—upper body stretches, lower body in motion, and yoga poses.

OTOs on the Run 5K

Dash to the finish line in New Orleans at the OTOs on the Run 5K! All participants will receive a shirt, a runner’s bib, and post-race nourishment.

“Morning Meeting” a 12-Step Recovery resource

The Morning Meeting is a daily 12-Step Recovery Meeting based on the Alcoholics Anonymous 12-Step Recovery Program. Led by an otolaryngologist, the meeting welcomes any and all 12-Step fellowships and embraces, supports, and provides resources for all.

Check the conference schedule for dates and times of these healthy activities at