Board of Governors Societies

There are currently 81 local/state/regional societies, 17 national societies, 4 sections, and 46 International Corresponding Societies that belong to the Board of Governors (BOG). To join the BOG, complete the application formIn order to ensure all societies retain official representatives on the Board of Governors, the Governor must notify the BOG of any changes within their society leadership and representation. You can submit changes by faxing or emailing the completed form to the BOG department at 1-703-684-4288 or

The Model Society Handbook has been compiled to assist local otolaryngology societies in achieving model society status.

Local/State Societies

National Societies



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.