Trauma Symposium: Wartime and Peacetime Advances in Head and Neck Reconstruction

June 2020 – Vol. 39, No. 5

The AAO-HNS Trauma Committee and the Society of Military Otolaryngologists (SMO) Annual Symposium will present continuing medical education (CME) sessions starting at 5:00 pm, Saturday, September 12, at the AAO-HNSF 2020 Annual Meeting & OTO Experience in Boston. The education sessions include a panel discussion on rehabilitation of facial paralysis and a lecture on facial transplantation.

This event, open to civilian and military attendees, includes a reception, dinner, awards, and displays.

Speakers include Donald J. Annino, Jr., MD, DMD, assistant professor of otolaryngology-head and neck surgery, Harvard Medical School; Nate Jowett, MD, FRCSC, assistant professor of otolaryngology-head and neck surgery, Harvard Medical School; Prabhat K. Bhama, MD, clinical assistant professor of otolaryngology-head and neck surgery, University of Hawaii; and Scott Bevans, MD, assistant professor of otolaryngology-head and neck surgery, Uniformed Services University.

Lecture topics include reconstruction of subtotal facial defects with composite tissue allograft transplantation and rehabilitation of the paralyzed face through reinnervation and reanimation techniques.

Additional topics of discussion will focus on surgical research and the use of technology in medicine.

Please note this event is not included in the AAO-HNS registration fees. On-site registration is $100 for nonmembers of SMO.

To register for the dinner meeting, please go to https://www.miloto.org/