Online Extras

September 2019 – Vol. 38, No. 8

American Society of Geriatric Otolaryngology report

The American Society of Geriatric Otolaryngology (ASGO) was founded in 2007 by a group of otolaryngologists who recognized the needs of the fast-growing older population. The care of geriatric patients requires knowledge not only of the disorders they are likely to acquire, but also of the critical differences in management.


New practice management resources for young physicians

The American Academy of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery’s Young Physicians Section (YPS), which includes all AAO-HNS members younger than 40 years old and/or less than eight years in practice, has had a productive year. A recent survey of YPS members highlighted a need for more information regarding practice management topics.


BOG highlights opioid epidemic

I learned about the role the Board of Governors (BOG) serves to our Academy in my initial years as an Academy member, but it wasn’t until I went to my first BOG committee meeting that I learned what it really does. The BOG serves as our direct route to communicate with the AAO-HNS Board of Directors and to advocate and educate on our behalf on issues that are most concerning to our practices.