International Announcements

Join Our Tour of China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan, on November 3-13, 2011
Including the Academy's 3rd Delegation to the World Chinese ENT Congress.
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Register Now! First Conference on Global Hearing Health, June 14-15, 2010, Alexandria, VA and Washington DC

James E Saunders, MD, chair, Humanitarian Efforts Committee cordially invites you to the first conference of the Coalition for Global Hearing Health, June 14-15, 2010 hosted by the AAO-HNSF at 1650 Diagonal Road, Alexandria, VA with a final session at the Global Health Council, Omni Shoreham  Hotel, Washington DC. To register or reserve your hotel or learn more about the program, visit

Notable speakers from developing and developed countries include Bolajoko Olusanya, MBBS, FMCPaed, and Professor Andrew Smith, MD. Additional sponsors include ISA, MedEl, and Advanced Bionics.

Call for Papers Scientific Program (Scientific Clinical Research and Translational and Basic Research): Submissions open February 8, 2010; Deadline March 8, 2010; Notifications May 2010.
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Interested in joining an Overseas Mission?
At the Annual Meeting, stop by the Humanitarian Booth to speak to members of the Humanitarian Efforts Committee about how you can join a mission to a country or region you are interested in helping. A video explains what to expect when you sign up for a mission. Countless Academy members have spent time on every continent (except Antarctica) working with needy patients with ear, neck, and throat disorders.
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Jointly Affiliated Meetings

These meetings strengthen relations between each International Corresponding Society and the AAO-HNS/F, in addition to addressing a wide variety of topics ranging from managed care to resident training; from ethics in 21st century otolaryngology to international certification; from Board certification to research and clinical trials. Upcoming joint meetings include the Panamerican Congress or ORL-HNS, Cancun, Mexico, March 7-10, 2010, the Turkish Voice Speech and Swallowing Society meeting in Istanbul, July 2010, and the Turkish Society of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery, Antalya October 2010. For more information, contact 



Become a Member of AAO-HNS

Become a member of AAO-HNS

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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Humanitarian Opportunities

Humanitarian Opportunities

Do you enjoy travel or have a yearning to help others? If so, why not volunteer for humanitarian efforts?

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Awards & Honors

The Academy recognizes the extensive meritorious service of medical professionals' teaching, research, and leadership within the specialty.