Published: January 19, 2024

Register Today for These Complimentary AAO-HNS/F Webinars

Three new webinars to add to your calendar.

Shutterstock 1711291399 SquareFPD in Adult Complex Thyroid and Parathyroid Surgery
8:00 – 9:00 pm (ET)
January 31

The last several decades have seen a marked evolution in the performance of thyroid and parathyroid surgery. A new focused practice designation (FPD) for otolaryngologists to demonstrate their particular interest in adult complex thyroid and parathyroid surgery will be co-administered by the American Board of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery and the American Board of Surgery. The Otolaryngology Private Practice Section (OPPS) has organized a webinar to discuss the background, eligibility, application process, and potential value and impact of the FPD. This webinar is available to all Academy members, and attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions.


  • David Melon, MD, Chair, Otolaryngology Private Practice Section
  • Michael C. Singer, MD


  • William R. Blythe, MD
  • Elizabeth Cottrill, MD
  • Brian Nussenbaum, MD, MHCM, Executive Director, American Board of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery
  • Gregory W. Randolph, MD
  • Joseph Scharpf, MD
  • Melanie Seybt, MD

Register now!

Minding the Gaps Webinar Series "Married to Medicine"
8:00 pm (ET)
February 13

Jump start your Valentine’s Day with this webinar sponsored by the Women in Otolaryngology (WIO) Section. Join an esteemed panel of otolaryngologists, along with clinical and health psychologist Rebecca Fallon, MS, MHWC, as she addresses the unique challenges facing contemporary medical marriages.

Topics include:

  • Strategies for strengthening any relationship, as suggested by research with medical families
  • The unique family challenges faced by women physicians
  • How work ambivalence can ruin medical family life
  • The distinguishing features of resilient medical families

Register now!

2024 Global Grand Rounds: Hot Topics in Global Rhinology
9:00 – 10:30 am (ET)
February 24

The first of the 2024 AAO-HNSF Global Grand Rounds webinar series kicks off with Hot Topics in Global Rhinology, cosponsored by the Pan American Association of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery. Topics for discussion include:

  • Invasive Fungal Sinusitis: A 10-Year Retrospective Study from a Single Tertiary Hospital
  • Advances in Office-Based Management of Chronic Rhinitis
  • Far Lateral Frontal Sinus Surgery: Expanding the Endoscopic Limits
  • The Trans Pterygoid and Transorbital Approach to the Middle Cranial Fossa: Indications, Technique, and Results

Moderator: Pablo Stolovitzky, MD, Emory University

Distinguished panelists include:

  • Retno Wardani, MD, PhD, University of Indonesia
  • Jivianne Lee, MD, UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine
  • Cem Meco, MD, FEBORL-HNS, Ankara University, Turkey
  • Alfredo Herrera, MD, San Ignacio University Hospital, Colombia

Register now!