2021 Call for AAO-HNS/F Awards and Lectures Nominees
Online applications are being accepted for the Academy’s various recognitions of outstanding physicians, committees, and societies that have gone above and beyond this past year.
Online applications are being accepted for the Academy’s various recognitions of outstanding physicians, committees, and societies that have gone above and beyond this past year. Visit www.entnet.org/content/awards-lectureships-grants for additional information on each award and lecture, including past recipients, submission criteria, and how to nominate a deserving physician, committee, or society. The application deadline for all awards is March 15, except for the Nikhil J. Bhatt, MD International Humanitarian Award, Nikhil J. Bhatt, MD International Public Service Award, and Distinguished Award for Humanitarian Service, which is April 15.
AAO-HNS/F Committee Excellence Award
This award recognizes committees that contribute in ways that lead to the overall success of the AAO-HNS/F vision as the global leader in optimizing quality ear, nose, and throat care. These committees demonstrate a passion for the AAO-HNS/F's vision and for accomplishing the activities outlined in the AAO-HNS/F Strategic Plan.
BOG Model Society Award
This award recognizes outstanding local/state/regional societies that exhibit effective leadership, institute Academy and Foundation programs, and further Academy goals through active participation in the BOG.
BOG Practitioner Excellence Award
This award recognizes the prototypical clinical otolaryngologist one wishes to emulate. BOG representatives nominate individuals who, within the past 10 years, have practiced medicine in an exemplary manner and are sought out by other physicians because of their personal and effective care.
Distinguished Award for Humanitarian Service
This award recognizes an Academy member who is widely known for a consistent, stable character distinguished by honesty, zeal for truth, integrity, love and devotion to humanity, and a self-giving spirit. The awardee is an outstanding example and model to emulate for a life dedicated to a nobler, more righteous, and more productive way for the human to live as an individual on this earth. The awardee is well known for professional excellence and has demonstrated professional dedication by the giving of professional skills freely, and without desire for personal gain or aggrandizement, to those in this world who cannot otherwise, physically and financially, receive them.
Jerome C. Goldstein, MD Public Service Award
This award recognizes members for commitment and achievement in service, either to the public or to other organizations within the United States, when such service promises to improve patient welfare.
Nikhil J. Bhatt, MD International Humanitarian Award
This award honors a non-U.S. otolaryngologist-head and neck surgeon who has selflessly treated people for whom access to care would have been financially or physically prohibitive. The award is in fulfillment of the AAO-HNSF’s aim to foster a global otolaryngology community and made possible through the generosity of Nikhil J. Bhatt, MD, a longtime advocate of the AAO-HNSF International Affairs Program.
Nikhil J. Bhatt, MD International Public Service Award
This award honors a non-U.S. otolaryngologist-head and neck surgeons whose achievements have advanced the specialty. The award is in fulfillment of the AAO-HNSF’s aim to foster a global otolaryngology community.
The Holt Leadership Award for Residents and Fellows-in-Training
This award is designated annually to a Resident or Fellow-in-Training (SRF) who best exemplifies the attributes of a young leader: honesty, integrity, fairness, advocacy, and enthusiasm. The Award recognizes exemplary efforts on behalf of the SRF for the promotion of the missions and goals of the AAO-HNS/F.
WIO Helen F. Krause, MD Trailblazer Award
This award recognizes an individual who has furthered the interests of women in the field of otolaryngology.
NEW! YPS Model Mentor Award
Having good a mentor is important to every phase of a physician's career but perhaps never more critical than in the earliest years out of training. Recognizing the key role that expert mentorship plays in a young physician's success, the YPS has created the Model Mentor Award.
NEW! YPS IMPACT Award
Young physicians are often not qualified enough for many of the awards available in the specialty, yet many young physicians are quite remarkable with regards to the impact they have on education, service to their community, service to their profession, and humanitarian work. This award was created to recognize these individuals for not only the work they achieve but also for the inspiration they provide to others.
Eugene N. Myers, MD International Lecture on Head and Neck Cancer
This lecture was endowed by Leslie Nicholas, MD, in honor of his nephew, Eugene N. Myers, MD, FRCS Edin (Hon), who is dedicated to the management of head and neck cancers and has interest in international medicine.
H. Bryan Neel, III, MD, PhD Distinguished Research Lecture
This lecture was established to disseminate information regarding new developments in biomedical science to the otolaryngologic community and has been a special feature of the AAO-HNSF Annual Meeting & OTO Experience.
John Conley, MD Lecture on Medical Ethics
This award, named for an esteemed leader in the specialty, is based on Dr. John Conley's passion for head and neck surgery and belief in the professionalism of the practice of medicine. A Past President of the AAO-HNS/F, he was dedicated to the highest standard of moral and ethical behavior from physicians.
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