Published: April 25, 2016

Hot topics for 2016

With such an extensive education program, we have learned that it is easier to navigate when it’s categorized by specialty track. Here are the 2016 tracks.


Business of Medicine/Practice Management

  • Leadership Lessons: Strategies for Success—Samantha Anne, MD, MS; Mona M. Abaza, MD, MS; Carol R. Bradford, MD; John H. Krouse, MD, PhD, MBA; Lee D. Eisenberg, MD, MPH; Stacey L. Ishman, MD, MPH; Matt Donnelly, MD
  • The Future Is Now, Regent: The First Otolaryngology-Specific Clinical Data Registry—James C. Denneny III, MD (moderator); Lisa E. Ishii, MD, MHS; H. Louise Eddy, MS, CCC-A, FAAA; Tim Parr

Facial Plastic and Reconstructive

  • AAO-HNSF Clinical Practice Guideline: Rhinoplasty—Lisa E. Ishii, MD, MHS; Richard M. Rosenfeld, MD, MPH; Travis T. Tollefson, MD, MPH; Gregory J. Basura, MD, PhD; Edward Farrior, MD

General Otolaryngology

  • Best of “Orals” Presentations
  • Ear Pressure and Pain—William H. Slattery, MD; Eric Wilkinson, MD
  • Masters of Surgery Video Presentations
  • Pearls of Dysphagia Management in the Older Patient—Ozlem E. Tulunay-Ugur, MD; Michael Pitman, MD
  • View from the Editors: Peer Review and the Editorial Process—Michael G. Stewart, MD, MPH (moderator); John H. Krouse, MD, PhD, MBA; Jay F. Piccirillo, MD; David W. Kennedy, MD; Ehab Y. N. Hanna, MD; Robert T. Sataloff, MD; Bert W. O’Malley, MD
  • Wow! That’s a Lot of Blood: Expert Management of Epistaxis—David M. Poetker, MD (moderator); Douglas D. Reh, MD; Bradford A. Woodworth, MD

Head and Neck Surgery

  • American Thyroid Association Guidelines and Papillary Cancer Nodes—Gregory W. Randolph, MD


  • It‘s Not Always Reflux: What Are We Missing!—Michael J. Pitman, MD; Johnathan M. Bock, MD


  • A Practical Approach to Assessment of Dizzy Patients—Steven D. Rauch, MD
  • AAO-HNSF Clinical Practice Guideline (Update): BPPV—Neil Bhattacharyya, MD; Samuel P. Gubbels, MD; Seth R. Schwartz, MD, MPH; Michael Seidman, MD
  • AAO-HNSF Clinical Practice Guideline (Update): Cerumen Impaction—Seth R. Schwartz, MD, MPH; Anthony E. Magit, MD; Richard M. Rosenfeld, MD, MPH
  • An Evidence-based Approach to Practice Management of Dizzy Patients—David R. Friedland, MD, PhD
  • Endoscopic Ear Surgery: Tips and Pearls—Joao F. Nogueira, MD (moderator); Muaaz Tarabichi, MD; Daniele Marchioni, MD; Livio Presutti, MD; David D. Pothier, MD; Daniel J. Lee, MD; Alejandro Rivas, MD
  • Endoscopic Middle Ear Anatomy—Daniele Marchioni, MD ; Livio Presutti, MD; Muaaz Tarabichi, MD
  • Sudden Hearing Loss: What Every Otolaryngologist Needs to Know—Lawrence Lustig, MD (moderator); Cliff A. Megerian, MD; George B. Wanna, MD; Daniel M. Zeitler, MD; David S. Haynes, MD

Patient Safety and Quality Improvement

  • Thinking Differently about Thinking: Improving Your Decision-Making—Ellis M. Arjmand, MD; Karthik Balakrishnan, MD; Daniel L. Wohl, MD; Andrew J. Tompkins, MD; David E. Eibling, MD

Pediatric Otolaryngology

  • Chronic Cough in Children—Samantha Anne, MD, MS; Alessandro De Alarcon, MD, MPH
  • Chronic Rhinosinusitis in Children—Fuad M. Baroody, MD; Hassan Ramadan, MD, MSc


  • Ask the Experts: An Endoscopic Potpourri—David W. Kennedy , MD (moderator); James N. Palmer, MD; Peter H. Hwang, MD; Peter J. Wormald, MD; S. James Zinreich, MD; Eugenia M. Vining, MD
  • Frontal Sinus Surgery: A Stepwise Approach (presented in Spanish)—J. Pablo Stolovitzky, MD (moderator); Roy R. Casiano, MD; Ricardo L. Carrau, MD
  • Frontal Sinus Surgery: Basic and Advanced Technique—Roy R. Casiano, MD; Adam J. Folbe, MD

Sleep Medicine

  • Office Management of Snoring in 2016—Scott E. Brietzke, MD, MPH; Peter O’Connor, MD


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