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November 2021 – Vol. 40, No. 10
Mentors and Mentees: Beyond U.S. Borders — Our International Collaborations
The Resident Reviewer Development Program (RRDP) operates as part of the AAO-HNSF’s peer-reviewed journal
Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery
and has grown since its inception in 2016.
BOM/PPSG: Practice Management Solutions
Novel ideas, visions, and strategies to the common business challenges facing otolaryngologists around the country will provide the groundwork for new resolutions and platforms in our common quest to run successful practices even in these turbulent times.
Ken Yanagisawa, MD, AAO-HNS/F President
Planning for the Future of Meetings in Significant Ways
I write this column after returning from our in-person 125th Anniversary Annual Meeting & OTO Experience held in Los Angeles, California, October 3-6.
James C. Denneny III, MD, AAO-HNS/F EVP/CEO
The Specialty Is Reconnected at #OTOMTG21
The specialty reunited in early October for the AAO-HNSF Annual Meeting & OTO Experience held both live in Los Angeles, California, and virtually.
Out of Committee: Voice Committee | GERD Awareness Week: Newer Research and Testing and Treatment Options
The American Academy of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery (AAO-HNS) Voice Committee works with its members to raise awareness, promote public policy, and advocate for vocal health issues.
Out of Committee: Outcomes Research and Evidence-Based Medicine | De-escalation of Adjuvant Treatment for HPV+ Oropharyngeal Cancer: TORS and ECOG 3311
Evidence has been building for the potential of TORS to further stratify the dichotomous treatment of oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma by identifying patients who may be eligible for further de-escalation based on low-risk pathology.
From the Education Committees: Dorsal Preservation Rhinoplasty
The tale of dorsal preservation rhinoplasty is a common one in surgery; a pioneering technique, forgotten in dusty journals, gets rediscovered and takes a field by storm.
Vision for the Future: Expanding the Reach of the AAO-HNSF International Program
It is a distinct honor to serve as the sixth International Coordinator for the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Foundation (AAO-HNSF).
A Vision for the IAB: Reaching Young Otolaryngologists Around the World
As I start my term as the Chair of the AAO-HNSF International Advisory Board (IAB), I plan to focus more on bringing quality education resources to young otolaryngologist-head and neck surgeons around the globe.
What Is 3P?
3P seeks to obtain fair reimbursement for new procedures, advocates for proper reimbursement from private payers, and updates Position Statements.
Spotlight: Humanitarian Efforts
David A. Shaye, MD, and Victor Nyabyenda, MD, have worked together over the past seven years to expand the breadth of surgical approaches to the craniofacial region performed in Rwanda.
Pearls from your Peers: Building Multispecialty Collaborations
This month's Pearls from Your Peers spotlights Abie Mendelsohn, MD, associate professor in the Department of Head and Neck Surgery at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA; and director of the Head and Neck Robotic Surgery Program.
Section Spotlight: YPS | The Path to Heroism in Healthcare
As we head into a new academic year, the YPS will continue to work with young physicians and the Academy to help all of us rekindle our initial love of medicine and patient care.
Humanitarian Travel Grant: Collaborative Medical Mission in Tanzania
Mary Jue Xu, MD shares her collaborative experience developing the foundation for research projects focused on outcomes and risk factors for head and neck malignancies in Tanzania.
AAO-HNS/F Legacy of Excellence
Legacy of Excellence
, which documents the most recent 25 years of the Academy’s history, made its debut at the AAO-HNSF 2021 Annual Meeting & OTO Experience, October 3-6 in Los Angeles, California.
FDA Releases Long-Awaited Over-the-Counter (OTC) Hearing Aids Regulation
On October 19, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released its highly anticipated proposed regulations on over-the-counter (OTC) hearing aids.
November 18 Is the Great American Smokeout
The AAO-HNS has been a longtime member of the Tobacco Control Partners Coalition and ardent supporter of the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids.
The Centralized Otolaryngology Research Efforts (CORE) grants program is a collaboration of several societies, foundations, and industry supporters focused on providing support for research in the field of 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.
Education Opportunities in Facial Plastics and Reconstructive Surgery
Explore the Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery unit in OTO Source.
Committee Experiences Offer Engagement with Academy and Peers
In their own words, committee members share why they serve on the AAO-HNS/F Committees.
Each month, AAO-HNS highlights memorable moments in the history of the Academy.