International faculty at the 2019 International Conference & 13th Annual Meeting of Taiwan Head and Neck Society (THNS), which is the first Joint Meeting with AAO-HNSF.
Private practice and academic physicians, along with current residents, presented and fielded questions about the specialty at the inaugural AAO-HNS ENT Forum and Networking Event at Boston University School of Medicine for local area medical students.
AAO-HNSF Joint Meeting: 18th ASEAN ORL-HNS Congress, August 23-25, in Singapore. Attendees at the gala dinner demonstrate the popular Korean gesture, the fingerheart (the thumb and index finger form the shape of the heart).
AAO-HNS attended the ASCENT Annual Educational Conference, September 8-11, in Austin, TX.
AAO-HNSF Joint Meeting: V Pan-American Association of ORL Conference Course in Paraguay. Pictured: Julio Heinichen, MD, Pan-American ORL Course President and his wife Claudia Yubi; J. Pablo Stolovitzky, MD, AAO-HNSF Coordinator of International Affairs; Jacqueline Alvarado, MD, AAO-HNSF Regional Advisor for Latin America.
More from October 2019 – Vol. 38, No. 9
On September 4, Debara L. Tucci, MD, MS, MBA, longtime member of the American Academy of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery (AAO-HNS), was sworn in as Director of the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, part of the National Institutes of Health, by NIH Director Francis S. Collins, MD, PhD. Dr. Tucci is the recipient of the AAO-HNS Distinguished Service Award and Jerome C. Goldstein, MD Public Service Award. During the second half of January 2019, a surgical team led by otolaryngologists and facial plastic surgeons Matthew Johnson, MD, Ryan Winters, MD, and Regina Rodman, MD, traveled to both Indore and Jaipur, India. This medical mission trip was performed in partnership with The India Project with the goal of alleviating the burden of cleft lip, cleft palate, and other craniofacial deformities in this underserved patient population. In this episode of A Day in the Life series, Lance A. Manning, MD, and Steven Thomas Kmucha, MD, JD, discuss life in private practice, including work-life balance, hours spent seeing patients, administrative duties, CME, general compensation (salaries, pension plans, vacation/ PTO), and career progression.