About The Bulletin
March 2023 – Vol. 42, No. 2
From Hearing Aid to Auditory Brainstem Implant
With over 700 million people worldwide anticipated to have a hearing-related disorder by 2050, there are many solutions for hearing rehabilitation to consider.
Curiosity drives us to solve a problem and make things better for the patient in front of us.
Kathleen L. Yaremchuk, MD, MSA, AAO-HNS/F President
Part 1: How We Reached the Brick Wall Blocking Physician Advocacy
Part I of this series highlights the history of politics and healthcare in creating an unlevel playing field for physicians.
James C. Denneny III, MD, AAO-HNS/F Executive Vice President and CEO
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Part 2: How We Reached the Brick Wall Blocking Physician Advocacy
Part 2 of this series details today’s challenges, why they occurred, and ways we can influence improvement in a broken, inefficient system.
Translating Research into Practice: NIDCD’s 5-Year Strategic Plan
The National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD) has released its five-year strategic plan with scientific research priorities and commitment.
Hidden Hearing Loss: State of the Science on Testing
The Hearing Committee addresses HHL and treatment strategies to prevent further permanent damages.
Surgical Management of Obstructive ET Dysfunction
The lack of a unified test for ET function presents challenges to surgeons in identifying appropriate candidates for treatment.
An Update on Noise-Induced Hearing Loss
The Hearing Committee provides an update on noise exposure limits and NIHL.
All Flaps Are Not Free: Alternatives for the Reconstructive Surgeon
Although free flaps have completely revolutionized reconstruction of the head and neck, they are not without drawbacks.
Reflections from AAO-HNSF International Visiting Scholarship Awardee
An early-career otolaryngologist shares her experience in the AAO-HNSF IVS Program.
Are You Ready to Harness the Power of Your Data?
Uncover recent Reg-ent developments during the “Reg-ent Registry 101” webinar at noon (ET) on April 20.
2023 International Young Physicians Forum: New Frontiers in Pediatric Airway
Join the New Frontiers in Pediatric Airway webinar March 25.
Sleep Awareness: Tips for Jet Lag
As the number of COVID cases decreases, airline travel is increasing, as is the need to help with jet lag for ourselves and our patients.
Tech Talk: ChatGPT for the ENT (?)
Artificial intelligence (AI) is here to stay and has already crept into everyday life.
HPV-Related OPSCC in APAC Countries
The changing trend in Asia-Pacific countries related to prevalence, diagnosis, and treatment of HPV-related oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma is discussed.
Overcoming Obstacles and Moving Forward through Authenticity
Vulnerability is a core value of our profession and community of physicians, surgeons, and human beings.
Increased Credit for CME Preparation
New change in AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ that more accurately reflects the learning associated with preparing and presenting.
AAO-HNSF URM Away Rotation Report: New York University
Away rotations conferred the opportunity to immerse myself in a new residency program, hospital, and patient population.
AAO-HNSF Humanitarian Travel Grant Report: Migori, Kenya
Over four days, our team along with local staff screened and examined roughly 400 Kenyans.
AAO-HNSF Humanitarian Travel Grant Report: Kigali, Rwanda
We worked at the Kibagabaga Hospital beginning with an intense screening process of patients from all over Rwanda, some of whom had traveled as far as four hours by bus to be evaluated for surgery.
WATCH: OTC Hearing Aids FAQs for Your Patients
We are introducing a new public-facing video animation to help engage users and highlight some high-level features of OTC hearing aids, which you can view here.
For Your Patients | National Sleep Awareness Week is March 12-18: It’s Time to Be Your Best Slept Self!®
Academy partners on new five-year campaign, Sleep Apnea: “More Than a Snore.”
AAO-HNS looks forward to welcoming newly matched residents to the specialty on Match Day 2023: March 17.
Seeks “What’s on My Mind” Contributors
Do you have a hot-button topic you want to address?