Head and Neck Surgery

Research Training Opportunities

Duke University Medical Center - Training for Clinical Research in Hearing, Balance, and Other Communication DisordersThe Division of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery and Duke Clinical Research Institute are looking for exceptional candidates for

Position Statement: Rotational (Rotary) Chair Testing

The American Academy of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery recognizes that the following tests are medically indicated and appropriate in the evaluation of certain persons with suspected balance or dizziness disorders:1.

Cochrane Scholars Program

2017 Cochrane ConclaveSystematic Review Training July 9-11, 2017Oxford, EnglandSponsored by The AAO-HNS/F leadership and SAGE, publisher of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery, have identified a need to train otolaryngologists in the conduct and pub

Summaries of Regulations and their Impact on Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery

Academy Summarizes Impact of 2016 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Final Rule (12/10/15)The Academy has summarized key provisions of the 2016 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule final rule that affect otolaryngology including: practice expense changes; Gl

Position Statement: Ambulatory Procedures

The American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery (AAO-HNS) recognizes the existence of lists of surgical procedures that may be appropriately performed in an ambulatory surgical center (ASC) setting.

Position Statement: Disorders of Equilibrium and Drivers Licensing Boards

The American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery believes that physicians should not be required to report their patients with disorders of equilibrium to drivers licensing boards.

Position Statement: Delineation of Hospital Privileges

The ultimate responsibility for delineating clinical privileges in the hospital setting rests with the institution's governing board and is discharged through the organized medical staff.

Position Statement: Debridement of the Sinus Cavity after ESS

Debridement of the sinus cavity is a procedure commonly performed following endoscopic sinus surgery (ESS).

Position Statement: Communicable Diseases

Treatment should not be denied to patients with communicable diseases if indicated for their condition.

Position Statement: Cochlear Implants

The American Academy of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery considers unilateral and bilateral cochlear implantation as appropriate treatment for adults and children with severe to profound hearing loss.