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September 2022 - Vol. 41, No. 8
World Sinus Health Awareness Day
Help Patients Navigate Their Pathway to Better Sinus Health: Access the Toolkit of Resources to Partake in World Sinus Health Awareness Day September 28
An Appreciative Farewell
I am deeply humbled and touched to have served as President and will forever cherish and use my new bonds, friendships, and insights to continue to advance our great organization.
Ken Yanagisawa, MD, AAO-HNS/F President
The Annual Meeting: Offering a Different Type of Time-Out
This year a number of successful scientific meetings have been conducted that reinforced the value of collegiality and community within our specialty and the value of personal interactions that have become the highlights of these large gatherings.
James C. Denneny III, MD, AAO-HNS/F Executive Vice President and CEO
OUT OF COMMITTEE: Rhinology and Paranasal Sinus Disease | Non-Procedural Management of COVID Patients: COVID’s Sinonasal Sequela and How to Provide Help for Patients in Need
Throughout the course of this pandemic, we have gone from fear of the unknown to a deeper understanding of the disease, though many questions about the long-term sequela of this infectious disease loom large.
Surgeon Well-Being: Individual, Collegial, and Organizational Perspectives
It is now widely recognized that our well-being as surgeons is critical to us as well as to society for many reasons, such as workforce retention, morale, and productivity; patient safety and quality; and the clinical learning environment.
OUT OF COMMITTEE: Voice | Upper Aerodigestive Tract Manifestations of COVID-19: Voice, Airway, and Swallowing
COVID-19, like other upper respiratory tract infections that cause widespread airway inflammation and possible neurotropism of the vagus nerve, can affect the voice.
Foundation Education: Year in Review
As education leaders at the Foundation, we are committed to ensuring that we are adapting and evolving to meet the growing education demands of healthcare providers.
OUT OF COMMITTEE: Outcomes Research and Evidence-Based Medicine | How Advanced Practice Providers Are Shaping Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
Advanced practice providers (APPs), which include physician assistants (PAs) and nurse practitioners (NPs), not only have a growing presence within our specialty, but are expanding the overall footprint of otolaryngology-head neck surgery in healthcare.
Pearls from Your Peers | Molecular Diagnostics and Targeted Therapeutics for Salivary Gland Neoplasms
AAO-HNSF Humanitarian Travel Grant Report: Project Ear
Michael M. Li, MD, and Akash N. Naik, MD, traveled to the Los Alcarrizos in the Dominican Republic to participate in the biannual Project Ear trip, led by Edward E. Dodson, MD.
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