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World Voice Day is Tuesday, April 16, and serves as a reminder to take care of a tool we often take for granted: our voices. In recognition of this, Voice Committee members provide in-depth answers to ... READ MORE

How to prevent hoarseness (dysphonia)

For Patients Being Kind to your Voice is something that is easily practiced but often bypassed in the activity of every day. One of the more common results of this neglect is hoarseness, dysphonia. ... READ MORE

Download the World Voice Day 2019 poster

Share the poster featured here with your patients and spread the word about the importance of a healthy voice. Visit to print your 2019 poster and access other World Voice ... READ MORE

Tympanostomy tube placement

Out of Committee Uchechukwu C. Megwalu, MD; Scott E. Brietzke, MD, MPH; Jennifer J. Shin, MD, SM; Vikas Mehta, MD, Outcomes Research Evidence-Based Medicine Committee In this Bulletin ... READ MORE

Call for IAB chair-elect nominees

A 2019-2020 chair-elect of the International Advisory Board (IAB) will be elected at the American Academy of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery Foundation (AAO-HNSF) 2019 Annual Meeting & OTO ... READ MORE

When the going gets tough, the tough get going

PRACTICE PROFILE Sady Selaimen da Costa, MD, MSc, Phd, currently serves as Chair of the American Academy of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery Foundation (AAO-HNSF) International Advisory Board ... READ MORE

Top 100 ENT services for 2019

New Resources The American Academy of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery has prepared new member resources outlining the Top 100 Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) codes reported by providers ... READ MORE

SRF connects members with top tiers of otolaryngology leadership

Section Spotlight The Section for Residents and Fellows- in-Training (SRF) is the gateway to the Academy for all aspiring otolaryngologists at the beginning of their career. Every resident and fellow ... READ MORE

Medical mission: Gulu, Uganda

Andrew J Holcomb, MD   In September 2018, I accompanied the Medical Missions Foundation on a service trip to Gulu, Uganda. Under the supervision of Brandon Johnson, MD, we treated patients at ... READ MORE

The 2018 Cleft Exchange in Lanzhou, Gansu, China

Tsung-yen Hsieh, MD 5th year Otolaryngology Resident at University of California, Davis. I had the opportunity to participate in the 2018 Cleft Exchange by Love without Boundaries from ... READ MORE

Ultrasound study adds value to Malindi, Kenya Mission

C. Burton Wood, MD July-December 2018 Grant Recipient Thanks to the American Academy of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery Foundation Humanitarian Travel Grant Fund, I was able to travel to ... READ MORE

Team helps 493 patients in Migori, Kenya

Travel Grant Debrief Matthew G. Crowson, MD, FRCSC This past October, a team of two otolaryngologists, a general surgeon, and an orthopedic surgeon descended upon Migori in Southwestern Kenya to ... READ MORE

Calling all OTO Techs – New Spring Workshop!

AAO-HNSF Certificate Program for Otolaryngology Personnel (CPOP) Workshop May 17-19, 2019 Presented by the Michigan Ear Institute and Ear, Nose & Throat Consultants Van Elslander ... READ MORE

From AcademyU, a New AcademyQ-2019 set now available!

400+ New Questions AcademyQ® is an excellent tool for test prep to enhance your knowledge of otolaryngology- head and neck surgery by assessing your recall, interpretation, and problem-solving ... READ MORE

New congress, new contacts

Successful legislative advocacy starts with a solid grassroots foundation. Members of Congress want to hear from their constituents—physicians and patients—about how healthcare decisions made on ... READ MORE

Touring New Orleans

1. Award-winning destination New Orleans cuisine isn’t the only thing spicing up the city. America’s most authentic city, welcoming nearly 10 million visitors annually, New Orleans hosts major events ... READ MORE