About The Bulletin
August 2023 – Vol. 42, No. 7
Now Available: The 2022 Otolaryngology Workforce Report
This report contains the most in-depth look at the otolaryngology workforce since the 1975 National Institutes of Health-sponsored study.
Physicians need to agree that the current funding mechanism for healthcare through CMS needs to fundamentally change.
Kathleen L. Yaremchuk, MD, MSA, AAO-HNS/F President
(The Best) Knowledge Matters
Serving the education needs of the specialty for the foreseeable future.
James C. Denneny III, MD, AAO-HNS/F Executive Vice President and CEO
Diversity Plays a Crucial Role in Otolaryngology
A wave of funding support to expand the reach of the 2023 Diversity Endowment URM Away Rotation Grant Program.
Stories from the Road
First otology surgical fellowship in Africa established in Cape Town, South Africa.
The Diagnosis of Muscle Tension Dysphagia
MTDg is a diagnosis of exclusion that requires a comprehensive evaluation tailored to the patient being evaluated.
Encounter and Engage in All the OTO Experience Has to Offer
The OTO Experience is your one-stop shop for education, networking, and display of the latest advances in the specialty. Don’t forget lunch and coffee and nearly 550 Posters!
Program Spotlight: Late-Breaking Scientific Orals
More exciting research to be presented at the Annual Meeting.
AAO-HNSF 2023 Featured Country: India
India to be honored as a featured country at the upcoming AAO-HNSF 2023 Annual Meeting & OTO Experience in Nashville, Tennessee.
AAO-HNSF Humanitarian Travel Grant Report: Vietnam National Cancer Hospital
Michael S. Chow, MD, and Antonios N. Varelas, MD, share their experiences of participating in a humanitarian outreach trip.
Patient Resources: Count on Sleep, Don’t Ignore Snore
The Count on Sleep campaign seeks to inform the public that untreated sleep apnea affects a person’s long-term health and quality of life.
Seeks “What’s on My Mind” Contributors
Do you have a hot-button topic you want to address?
Survey: How Are We Doing?
Are Your Sleep Apnea Patients Losing Sleep over Their Sleep?
Recognizing the causes, symptoms, and potential consequences of orthosomnia is crucial in addressing this sleep disorder.
A Resident’s Perspective: The Role of Sleep Surgeons in the Treatment of OSA
Reports of obstructive sleep apnea as a formal diagnosis were first made in the 1950s, but it would be decades before the effective treatments were developed.
New ENThealth Video! Improve Your Sleep Quality
Helping patients make simple but important changes to sleep and bedtime patterns can improve the quality and duration of sleep.
The Otolaryngologist’s Role in Primary Care
How do we educate the primary care community about the proper treatment of common otolaryngic childhood and adult illnesses and get them to feel secure in their knowledge and examination skills so that they do not feel compelled to treat?
Best Practices for Surgical Site Preparation of Skin and Mucosa
Surgical site preparation is an important part of preventing SSIs.
Pearls from Your Peers: SIM Tank
Learn what you can expect from SIM Tank at the upcoming #OTOMTG23.
A Chance to Inspire and Be Inspired
Here’s a sampling of the different education opportunities available this fall in Nashville.
Why Book in the AAO-HNSF Annual Meeting Hotel Block?
Answer: convenience, amenities, and free shuttle service*
2023 AAO-HNS/F Service and Leadership Awards
A special thank you to the membership for all the nominations received for the 2023 AAO-HNS/F service and leadership awards.
2023 BOG Awards
View the 2023 Awardees of the Practitioner of Excellence Award and the Model Society Award.
2023 WIO Awards
View the 2023 Awardees for the Helen F. Krause, MD Trailblazer Award, the Exemplary Senior Trainee Award, and the He for She Award.
2023 YPS Awards
View the 2023 Awardees of the Impact Award and the Model Mentor Award.
AAO-HNSF 2023 Featured Country: United Arab Emirates
Four countries are selected to showcase their country-specific contributions to the otolaryngology specialty at #OTOMTG23.