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October 2021 — Vol. 40, No. 9
New Video Series Explores Common Examples of Implicit Bias
AAO-HNSF, through the collaborative effort of the Diversity and Inclusion Committee, has created 10 interactive videos that explore the most common types of implicit bias. Written BY practicing physicians FOR physicians with real-world scenarios.
You've Got a Friend
As we embark on this journey over the next year together, I hope that all members will have the confidence and trust to reach out to me and the Academy as their friends and partners.
Ken Yanagisawa, MD, AAO-HNS/F President
Moving the Needle toward Wellness and Resilience
How you understand and use your social, behavioral, cognitive, emotional, and physical intelligence can make all the difference in whether you experience a positive or negative outcome.
James C. Denneny III, MD, AAO-HNS/F EVP/CEO
Out of Committee: Diversity and Equity Committee | Addressing Representation of URiM Physicians in Otolaryngology
Supporting the development of relationships and mentorship with role models early in students’ medical school experiences is an important component of a multifactorial approach to recruitment of URiM students.
Out of Committee: Patient Safety and Quality Improvement (PSQI) | Equitable Head and Neck Cancer Care
The delivery of equitable care is a pillar of quality according to the National Academy of Medicine (formerly Institute of Medicine). Equitable care delivery is also a core component in the mission statement of many healthcare organizations.
Out of Committee: Geriatric Otolaryngology | Psychosocial Aspects of Balance Disorders in the Geriatric Population
Approximately one out of five elderly persons experiences problems with chronic dizziness, balance, or both.
Tech Talk: A Framework for Combating Ransomware
For most practices, cybersecurity is not your highest priority. However, a single incident could be catastrophic.
From the Education Committees | Hearing Loss and Cognitive Decline: What Does the Data Say?
Evidence published during the past decade has established an undeniable link between hearing loss and cognitive decline.
Pearls From Your Peers: Use of Biologics in Our Patients with Chronic Rhinosinusitis with Nasal Polyposis
Zara M. Patel, MD
, is joined by
Joseph K. Han, MD
, to discuss the nuances of prescribing the relatively new class of biologics for patients with chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyps (CRSwNP).
Spotlight: Humanitarian Efforts | Ryan H. Belcher, MD, MPH
Pediatric Otolaryngologist, Ryan H. Belcher, MD, MPH, shares his experience in humanitarian outreach.
Member Spotlight Interview | Soha N. Ghossaini, MD
Academy member Soha N. Ghossaini, MD, shares insight into her career and volunteer work in otolaryngology.
Member Spotlight Interview | David E. Tunkel, MD
Academy member David E. Tunkel, MD, shares insight into his career and volunteer work in otolaryngology.
Board of Governors (BOG): Engaging, Building New Connections, and Advancing the Specialty
Lance A. Manning, MD, Immediate Past Chair, BOG, reflects on his former role as the 39th Board of Governors (BOG) Chair.
WIOE: Supporting Research and Professional Development
Kelly Michele Malloy, MD, Chair, WIO Endowment Committee, asks grant awardees to share their experiences.
WIO Endowment FY21 Grant Recipients
WIO Endowment announces 2021 Grant Recipients.
WIO Virtual Speed Networking Event!
Join WIO Section colleagues on November 6 for a virtual networking event.
CPG Resources and Tools
The AAO-HNSF develops Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPGs) on a variety of topics, which are published in Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery.
Call for 2022 AAO-HNS Election Nominees
The AAO-HNS Nominating Committee is calling for recommendations of individuals to be considered for an elected office.
Register Now: Upcoming Virtual Global Grand Rounds
The AAO-HNSF Global Grand Rounds series is an initiative of the Academy’s International Advisory Board (IAB) to improve care of patients and physician education around the globe.
Humanitarian Travel Grant: Medical Mission in Imus City
Marissa Schwartz, MD, shares her experience traveling to Imus City, Cavite, Philippines in 2020 with the Philippine American Group of Educators and Surgeons (PAGES).
Don’t Miss the Latest Podcasts from OTO Journal
Podcasts highlight works published in the official peer-reviewed publication of the American Academy of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery Foundation.
Education Opportunities in Neurotology
Explore a variety of online learning opportunities at OTO Source.
Free Access to Previously Recorded Global Grand Rounds
Missed a recording or looking for a recap? Follow these steps to get free access to recordings.
Each month, AAO-HNS highlights memorable moments in the history of the Academy.
New Lifetime and 30-Year Members
The American Academy of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery congratulates the following members who have earned Lifetime status with the Academy and those celebrating 30 years of membership in 2021.