How to Participate in the WIO
The following are ways that all Academy members can participate in the WIO Section's activities.
Benefits of Section Membership
The WIO Section offers women otolaryngologists many opportunities to strengthen their professional support system and skills through networking events, professional development, and mentoring programs. In addition, membership and active involvement in the Section provides a training ground for developing leadership skills and understanding the governance structure and other avenues to engagement opportunities within the AAO-HNSF.
Professional Development and Outreach
Want to Make a Difference? Apply Now for a WIO Elected Position!
Positions available this year include:
Each year, the Section’s leaders plan to solicit requests for proposals (RFP) from members for grant funding intended to help advance the Section’s mission.
The WIO Section endowment fund is used to support: (a) career development of women otolaryngologist-head and neck surgeons, whether private, academic, or military; (b) actionable research that affects how women are integrated into mainstream otolaryngology; (c) promotion of work/life integration (an issue facing all ORLs, of concern especially to our younger female members); (d) leadership development and recognition; and (e) the engagement of notable speakers relevant to women’s needs and interests for AAO-HNS/F WIO Section.
WIO Helen F. Krause, MD Trailblazer Award
The Women in Otolaryngology (WIO) Section is pleased to request applications for the Dr. Helen F. Krause Trailblazer Award. This award recognizes an individual who through scholarship, advocacy, leadership, and/or mentorship has furthered the interests of women in the field of otolaryngology.
Current application process is now closed.
For more information, contact WIO staff at email@example.com
Receive many benefits to help you in your professional pursuits: shape the future of the specialty, manage the business side of your practice more smoothly, and more.
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