About The Bulletin
December 2022/January 2023 - Vol. 41, No. 11
Annual Report: Forward Together
The 2022 Annual Report offers a glimpse into the leadership, programs, services, activities, and events offered through the work of the AAO-HNS/F to support the otolaryngology community in practice and patient care.
Like most things we do, practice makes perfect. For those of you who keep journals or to-do lists, list three things that went well or the little joys of life you experienced today.
Kathleen L. Yaremchuk, MD, MSA, AAO-HNS/F President
The Mighty Force of a Niche Specialty: Otolaryngology Impacts in 2022
One of the additions that I am most looking forward to is a new column series titled 'What’s on My Mind,' which will invite a contribution from a different member each month on the topic of their choice.
James C. Denneny III, MD, AAO-HNS/F Executive Vice President and CEO
READ ALL ABOUT IT: Bulletin Transitions from a Print and Digital Publication to DIGITAL ONLY in 2023
For those members who receive the print Bulletin, the December 2022 – January 2023 issue, Vol. 41, No. 11 will be the last print edition.
AAO-HNS Implicit Bias Video Series
10 educational videos written by physicians for physicians.
OUT OF COMMITTEE: Patient Safety and Quality Improvement | Creating Psychological Safety in Otolaryngology: Practical Steps to Promote Teamwork and Safe, High-Quality Care
Psychological safety is the idea that people can feel comfortable to ask questions, admit errors, suggest ideas, voice concerns, or disagree, without fear of negative outcome (e.g., criticism, humiliation, or retaliation).
FROM THE EDUCATION COMMITTEES: Gender-Affirming Care Provided by the Otolaryngologist
Any care that is sensitive, responsive, and affirming to a person’s gender identity and expression is gender affirming. The single most important thing that anyone can do to provide gender-affirming care is to simply treat people with respect and dignity.
AAO-HNSF 2023 Annual Meeting & OTO Experience Call for Science: The Trip to Nashville Starts Now
We are committed to continuing to maximize opportunities for presentation of high-quality science as we know that it is critically important not only for our field now, but also for our trainees and our future membership.
ENT PAC: Building Invaluable Support for Key Academy Initiatives Impacting Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
Dr. Imber serves as the Chair of the ENT PAC Board of Advisors and is an otolaryngologist-head and neck surgeon who frequently treats patients from Representative Blunt Rochester’s district.
Pearls from your Peers: Implicit Bias
Christina J. Yang, MD, spoke with Erynne A. Faucett, MD, about the importance of combating implicit bias in healthcare.
AAO-HNSF Humanitarian Travel Grant Trip Report: Migori, Kenya
Resident Academy members who are PGY-3, PGY-4, or PGY-5 are eligible to apply for $1,000 Humanitarian Travel Grants through the AAO-HNSF. The Academy is now accepting applications for humanitarian outreach trips taking place July 1 – December 31, 2023.
2021-2022 AAO-HNS/F Committee Highlights
Committees are the lifeblood of the AAO-HNS/F and a great way for members to contribute meaningfully to the organization and the specialty.
PPSG WEBINAR: Save the Date Finding Your Happy Place: Current Practice Paradigms in Otolaryngology 2023
This session, sponsored by the Private Practice Study Group (PPSG), will provide insight into the variety of practice opportunities and employment models currently available to otolaryngologists.
2022 MIPS Submission & Audit Webinar
The Reg-ent team will be hosting a 2022 MIPS Submission & Audit Webinar on January 19, 2023, for Reg-ent participants.
2022 Distinguished Service Award Recipients
Special congratulations to the 2022 Distinguished Service Award (DSA) recipients.
2022 Honor Award Recipients
Special congratulations to the 2022 Honor Award recipients.
OTO Source Education Opportunities: Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
The Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery unit in OTO Source offers an array of topics from Botox to psychological evaluation of facial plastic and reconstructive surgery candidates.