The Doctors Company

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Doc’s ProPlugs

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Arches

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Defining quality for the specialty

Regent℠ delivers  performance measures data As announced previously, the AAO-HNSF’s otolaryngology-specific clinical data registry, RegentSM, has been approved as a Qualified Clinical Data Registry ... READ MORE

Guidelines and consensus statements: A foundation for Quality

Guideline Task Force products see high yield in downloads and citations The AAO-HNSF Clinical Practice Guideline (CPG) and Clinical Consensus Statement (CCS) program continues to thrive. We’ve ... READ MORE

Guiding the specialty

CORE grants nurture research, career development The Centralized Otolaryngology Research Efforts (CORE) grants program plays a critical role in advancing the field of otolaryngology by providing ... READ MORE

RESEARCH AND QUALITY
Growing to meet your needs

Academy adapts products and services to support Members The changes to physician reimbursement with the dissolution of the SGR and institution of the Medicare Access and Chip Reauthorization Act ... READ MORE

JOHN CONLEY, MD LECTURE ON MEDICAL ETHICS

The John Conley, MD Lecture on Medical Ethics was established in 1987. This lecture is dedicated to the subject of ethics. September 20, 2016, 2:15 PM, Ballroom 6A Applying Dr. Conley's Ethical ... READ MORE

EUGENE N. MYERS, MD INTERNATIONAL LECTURE ON HEAD AND NECK CANCER

Established in 1991, the Eugene N. Myers, MD International Lecture on Head and Neck Cancer was endowed by Leslie Nicholas, MD, in honor of his nephew, Eugene N. Myers, MD, FRCS Edin (Hon), a past ... READ MORE

LEGENDS IN OTOLARYNGOLOGY LECTURE

The AAO-HNSF Legends of Otolaryngology is a new initiative beginning this  fall. The Legends of Otolaryngology is a fundraising program that will honor those individuals who have made significant ... READ MORE

AAO-HNSF/INTERNATIONAL HEARING FOUNDATION/ MICHAEL M. PAPARELLA, MD ENDOWED LECTURE FOR DISTINGUISHED CONTRIBUTIONS IN CLINICAL OTOLOGY

The AAO-HNSF/International Hearing Foundation/Michael M. Paparella, MD Endowed Lecture for Distinguished Contributions in Clinical Otology recognizes outstanding achievements and significant sustained ... READ MORE

H. BRYAN NEEL III, MD, PHD DISTINGUISHED RESEARCH LECTURE

The H. Bryan Neel III, MD, PhD Distinguished Research Lecture,  funded by the Neel family and friends, was established to disseminate information on new developments in biomedical science to the ... READ MORE

Information for patients

In 2012 the American Board of Internal Medicine Foundation launched Choosing Wisely® with a goal of advancing a national dialogue on avoiding wasteful or unnecessary medical tests, treatments, and ... READ MORE

AAO-HNSF Historical Library opens

The unveiling of the new AAO-HNSF Historical Library occurred on Saturday, March 19, 2016, during the Leadership Forum & BOG Spring Meeting. The library, located on the fifth floor of the Academy ... READ MORE

Thanks to State Trackers

With most state legislatures adjourned for the year, the AAO-HNS sincerely thanks its State Trackers who helped make 2016 another successful year. Despite their full workloads and family obligations, ... READ MORE

Mission to Ecuador repairs facial burns, cleft lips, and palates

Jeffrey Markey, MD, AAO-HNSF Resident Humanitarian Grantee I doubt my reasons for participating in a humanitarian mission were unique: satisfaction in helping others, love of travel, the ... READ MORE

WOMEN IN OTOLARYNGOLOGY SECTION
Ten complete inaugural Leadership Course

On a February 2016 evening video conference call, a group of 10 diverse female otolaryngologists completed the first Women in Otolaryngology (WIO) Section Leadership Course. Selected from a highly ... READ MORE

Addressing private payer denials

The Health Policy Team collaborates with the Academy's Physician Payment Policy Workgroup (3P) to address and monitor national practice management issues and private payer denials. Nevertheless, there ... READ MORE

Academy imaging advocacy update

In May 2016, Academy leaders held a call with leaders from the Society of University Otolaryngologists-Head and Neck Surgeons (SUO), Association of Academic Departments of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck ... READ MORE

BOARD OF GOVERNORS
Be a BOG All-Star Advocate

Susan R. Cordes, MD, Chair, BOG Legislative Affairs Committee Ah, summer! There is everything to love about summer: warm weather, long days, vacations, and baseball. This month, top-notch major ... READ MORE