About The Bulletin
February 2023 – Vol. 42, No. 1
Congenital Cytomegalovirus and Pediatric Hearing Loss
CMV is the most common nongenetic cause of congenital sensorineural hearing loss, occurring in one out of every 100-150 live births.
I would challenge all of us to think about the perspectives we function with and how to make sure we understand if we change our position even a little bit, the change in perspective and outcome is miraculous.
Kathleen L. Yaremchuk, MD, MSA, AAO-HNS/F President
Expanding and Enhancing Your
Content in 2023
As we strive for enhanced content delivery to members, we continue our other ongoing efforts in the advocacy realm for you, your practice, and your patients.
James C. Denneny III, MD, AAO-HNS/F Executive Vice President and CEO
Survey: What Do You Think?
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Survey: Employee Contract Non-Compete Clauses
The Private Practice Study Group (PPSG) asked its members about the value of non-compete clauses in the face of a potential FTC ban on them.
2023 AAO-HNS Annual Election
Please review the official slate of candidates. The ballot opens in May to vote for the future leadership of the Academy.
A Surge of Pediatric Intraorbital and Intracranial Infections
Otolaryngologists work together to understand and treat the recent increase in infections.
WATCH: Meet the 2023 IAB Chair Sheng-Po Hao, MD
New IAB chair talks about his goals in the role and the value of membership and involvement.
Advocacy Works in Washington State
The AAO-HNS’ advocacy team and Academy physician advocates have worked for three years to shape appropriate hearing aid legislation.
NEW! Expert Consensus Statement
LISTEN: Podcast now available for Management of Pediatric Persistent Obstructive Sleep Apnea after Adenotonsillectomy
Chronic Cough in Children
There can be many causes of chronic cough in children, and management often requires multidisciplinary care.
Patient Experience: Why It Matters and How to Improve It
A patient’s desire for trust and empathy from their provider remains a key factor in remaining loyal to the provider, practice, and organization.
Nasal Reconstruction: Not All Roads Lead to the Forehead
Multiple methods of smaller, local skin flaps can be used.
Debunking the Myths about Use of Vasopressors in Head and Neck Microvascular Surgery
Once advised against, vasopressor use is now gaining favor during free tissue transfer surgery.
Seeks “What’s on My Mind” Contributors
Do you have a hot-button topic you want to address?
Breastfeeding and Ankyloglossia
This Education Committee update highlights new breastfeeding guidelines and the importance of shared decision making regarding ankyloglossia.
Work-Life Integration: Awareness, Accountability, and Actions
A shift from work-life balance to work-life integration to create a culture that supports life outside of work.
Thyroid Ultrasound and Molecular Testing: Knowing the Nodule
Understanding and interpreting molecular tests for thyroid nodules.
#OTOMTG23 for the CME ENThusiast
An idea is born through committee engagement and participation.
Enjoy, Engage, and Enlighten with the WIO Leadership Library
Access a wide variety of more than 20 books and articles read and summarized by WIO members.
Top 100 CPT Codes
Check out these two new resources for coding.
URM Away Rotation Grant Report: Georgetown University School of Medicine
Medical student rotates through three hospitals, gaining invaluable experience.
AAO-HNSF Humanitarian Travel Grant Report: Eldoret, Kenya
In October 2022, I traveled to Eldoret, Kenya, with George Kurien, MD, a fellowship-trained neurotologist and one of my attendings at the University of Vermont Medical Center.
WATCH: “Anatomy of AAO-HNSF Clinical Quality Measures"
Learn more about the anatomy of otolaryngology clinical quality measures.
2023 AAO-HNSF Global Grand Rounds
First in the 2023 series, “Endoscopic Sinus Surgery: Technique and Strategy to Optimize Patient Outcomes.” Register for this free webinar today!
World Hearing Day 2023: March 3
Learn more about resources for World Hearing Day.