About The Bulletin
September 2023 – Vol. 42, No. 8
World Sinus Health Awareness Day
Public and patient information and resources for September 13.
Friends and Colleagues
There is no perfect ratio for work-to-life balance, but more of a realistic expectation for the juggling of competing needs.
Kathleen L. Yaremchuk, MD, MSA, AAO-HNS/F President
Marshaling the Energy and Enthusiasm for the Specialty’s Future
Exciting news of great importance to the stability and future value provided to the Academy’s membership over the next decade.
James C. Denneny III, MD, AAO-HNS/F Executive Vice President and CEO
Above and Beyond
Three individuals will be recognized with the distinguished Above and Beyond Award at #OTOMTG23.
Focused Practice Designation (FPD) in Adult Complex Thyroid and Parathyroid Surgery
A new FPD for adult complex thyroid and parathyroid surgery will offer otolaryngologists the opportunity to demonstrate their particular interest and expertise.
Stories from the Road: AMPATH Indiana-Kenya Partnership
AMPATH is western Kenya’s first system of sustainable care, and it was developed on a replicable model for other regions and countries.
Controversy in Coding for Vestibular Schwannoma Surgery
Designating CPT codes for skull base surgeries serves as a cautionary tale for attempting to establish or modify codes for other procedures.
WATCH: New ENThealth Video! Noise-Induced Hearing Loss in Children
Teach patients and parents how to protect their children from noise-induced hearing loss.
An Enthusiastic and Engaged Future for Private Practice in the Academy
Private Practice Study Group (PPSG) will become the Otolaryngology Private Practice Section (OPPS).
Creating Balance in Your Annual Meeting Goals
Making time for wellness at #OTOMTG23.
16th Annual Academic Bowl: Champions Tournament
Four top residency programs vie for highest score.
AAO-HNSF 2023 Featured Country: Canada
Canada to be honored as a featured country at the upcoming AAO-HNSF 2023 Annual Meeting & OTO Experience in Nashville, Tennessee.
AAO-HNSF 2023 Featured Country: Dominican Republic
Dominican Republic to be honored as a featured country at the upcoming AAO-HNSF 2023 Annual Meeting & OTO Experience in Nashville, Tennessee.
Call for Papers: Science in the Age of Artificial Intelligence
Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery
to produce a themed issue devoted to artificial intelligence.
Reflections on Education
Tireless efforts and dedication has led AAO-HNSF education to be ranked the top provider of CME/MOC otolaryngology education by the ACCME.
In-Office Therapies for Nasal Obstruction and Rhinorrhea: What Is the Evidence?
In recent years, in-office rhinologic therapies to relieve symptoms of nasal obstruction and rhinorrhea have grown in popularity. Review current trends and explore the evidence for several commonly performed in-office nasal interventions.
Posterior Nasal Nerve Ablation Techniques
Pro tips for patient treatment.
Artificial Intelligence in Rhinology, Otolaryngology, and Beyond
Should AI in healthcare look and feel “human?”
Stay Up to Date on the Academy’s Advocacy in Action
Academy members on Capitol Hill, suspension of IDR process, release of the MPFS, direct access legislation, prior authorization reform—just a few issues on the docket for the Academy’s Advocacy efforts.
EVP/CEO Spotlight Series at #OTOMTG23
The 2023 EVP/CEO Spotlight Series offers a deep-dive discussion on important issues facing the specialty.
View the #OTOMTG23 Education Program: Download the App Today!
With the program at your fingertips, create your individual meeting experience through the official Annual Meeting app.
#OTOMTG23 Presidents’ Reception
Music City welcomes you to your Annual Meeting experience for this fun and networking event.
#OTOMTG23 Opening Ceremony and Conley Lecture
The Annual Meeting kicks off with leadership presentations.
Pearls from Your Peers: Depressor Anguli Oris Myectomy
Explore recommendations for DAO myectomy.
AAO-HNSF Humanitarian Travel Grant Report: Kampala, Uganda
Delivery of high quality and equitable healthcare is a complex goal affected by resources, systems, political willpower, and socioeconomic barriers.