What is the OHS?
The Otolaryngology Historical Society is a section of the American Academy of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery Foundation dedicated to the history of the specialty. Marc D. Eisen, MD, PhD is the current president of the Otolaryngology Historical Society.
Become part of history...
Help continue the legacy of the specialty by becoming a member of the Otolaryngology Historical Society. Join a special group of otolaryngologists, who share the passion and value the importance of preserving the contributions made by the specialty thorughout the years.
The annual fee to join the OHS is $50.00 (USD); click here if you are interested in becoming a member or would like to renew your membership online. You may also mail your payment by check or money order payable to AAO-HNS to:
2013 Otolaryngology Historical Society (OHS) Annual Meeting & Reception
The Otolaryngology Historical Society will meet on Monday, September 30, 2013 at 6:30 pm at the Vancouver Club, (Room TBA), 915 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC, Canada.
OHS members receive advance notice and a complimentary ticket for the evening reception. For OHS members who wish to bring a guest, there is a $85.00 (USD) per ticket fee. If you are not a member of the OHS but would like to attend this event, there is a $85.00 (USD) fee. Transportation will be provided. Please contact Member Services at firstname.lastname@example.org to RSVP.
2013 OHS Annual Meeting and Evening Reception Program
Welcome and Introductions - Otolaryngology Historical Society, President Marc R. Eisen, MD, PhD
Special Guest Speaker and Topics TBA
Otolaryngology (pronounced oh/toe/lair/in/goll/oh/jee) is the oldest medical specialty in the United States. Otolaryngologists are commonly referred to as ENT physicians.
|1546||Account published of first documented successful tracheotomy|
|1806||Dutrochet introduces concept of vocal cord movement|
|1898||Carbon-type hearing aid first produced|
|1924||Otolaryngology specialty board (second such board in U.S.) is formed|
|1984||FDA approves first cochlear implant for marketing|
|1988||First wearable digital signal processing hearing aid produced|
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