www.entnet.orgCurrent IssueArchivesAnnual MeetingAdvertise with the BulletinENTConnectAugust 2018 – Vol. 37, No. 7Five reasons to visit the new AcademyU®Lifelong learning is at the core of the Academy’s mission. We are committed to providing our members the knowledge, education, clinical tools, and professional support to help you meet the challenges of your otolaryngology practice and build mastery throughout your career.Leading EdgePartnerships will get us thereOur predecessor organization originated 122 years ago based on the desire to improve patient care through the mutual sharing of clinical information by physicians not only in the United States, but also globally. Education activities formed the basis for professional associations for many years.James C. Denneny III, MD, AAO-HNS/F EVP/CEOProfessionalism and humanitarianismThroughout history, medicine has advanced faster and faster, and with it the capacity not just to overcome sickness, but to transform the nature of life itself. From the clearly defined conviction of the Hippocratic Oath to the complex, perplexing, and confounding ethical dilemmas of modern-day medicine, we strive to continue to enhance the art, culture, and science of medicine to the benefit of mankind.Gavin Setzen, MD, AAO-HNS/F Past PresidentCall for applicants: Board Coordinator for EducationThe AAO-HNS Foundation Board of Directors is seeking applicants to serve as Board Coordinator for Education. If elected by the Board, the Coordinator will serve a single four (4)-year term of office, from October 1, 2019, through September 30, 2023.The past, present, and future of AcademyU®The launch of AcademyU in 2015 was a highlight of AAO-HNSF’s commitment to elevating otolaryngology education. It represented the Foundation’s bold step into the world of online learning, with various learning formats and a catalog of more than 200 CME courses available to learners 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.OTOSource and COCLIA: Exciting updates for otolaryngology educationRichard V. Smith, MD, AAO-HNSF Coordinator for Education, spoke with Sonya Malekzadeh, MD, OTOSource Task Force Chair, and project lead for the newly updated COCLIA, about the Academy’s newest updates for otolaryngology education.Host your Alumni Reception at the AAO-HNSF 2018 Annual Meeting & OTO ExperienceThe AAO-HNSF 2018 Annual Meeting & OTO Experience is the perfect place to reconnect with colleagues from your alma mater.The history of the Oto-Rhino-Laryngological Society of JapanHidegoro Kanasugi, MD, returned to Tokyo from Germany in April 1892, and in May began practicing otology and rhino-laryngology. He initiated lecturing on otology and rhino-laryngology at Tokyo Jikei Hospital Medical School that September.Service and leadership awards presented at Annual MeetingService and leadership awards presented at Annual Meeting#OTOMTG18: Bonus Topics of High RelevanceWe have created opportunities during our upcoming AAO-HNSF 2018 Annual Meeting & OTO Experience in Atlanta, Georgia, for late-breaking updates on topics of critical importance to otolaryngologists and their patients. We will have the most current information available for our attendees delivered via “bonus sessions” throughout the meeting.Humanitarian service in PeruIn April 2018, the Northeast and Northern California divisions of Healing the Children completed their fifth annual cleft lip and palate mission to Ica, Peru.2018 AAO-HNS election resultsThe AAO-HNS extends its greatest appreciation to the candidates of the 2018 election for their dedication and willingness to serve. The Nominating Committee presented the membership with an outstanding slate of candidates. The AAO-HNS thanks the Committee for its meaningful deliberations.BOG Model Society Award winnerThe Model Society Award recognizes outstanding local/state/regional societies that exhibit effective leadership. The 2018 Model Society Award is based on activities from February 1, 2017, through January 31, 2018.Board of Governors: Building resilience with the BOGShawn Achor, happiness researcher and TED Talk presenter, wrote in the Harvard Business Review that a majority of American workers are “overly concerned about work, driven by an uncontrollable work motivation, and investing so much time and effort to work that it impairs other important life areas.” In order to combat this, he suggested that we need to focus on building resilience and that “resilience is about how you recharge, not how you endure.”2018 Member-at-large candidate statementsWhat initiatives would you focus on and what will your main priorities be during your tenure as BOG member-at-large? How has your past experience prepared you to take on this new role?2018 Board of Governors candidate statementsThe positions of Chair-Elect and Secretary will be elected by the voting members of the BOG (i.e., Governors or Alternate Governors) present at the BOG General Assembly held Saturday, October 6, from 4:30 to 5:30 pm (ET), in Atlanta, Georgia.