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AAO-HNS/F Leadership Forum & BOG Spring Meeting

Registration is Open - AAO-HNS/F 2018 Leadership Forum & BOG Spring Meeting

Join your colleagues for a weekend of leadership discussions, Board of Governors (BOG) meetings, informative speakers, advocacy updates, and mentoring/networking opportunities! This meeting is one of many AAO-HNS benefits, allowing Academy members the opportunity to network and engage in peer-to-peer interaction with eminent leaders. 

Date: Friday, March 9 – Monday, March 12


The AAO-HNS/F 2018 Leadership Forum & BOG Spring Meeting is free for AAO-HNS members who are otolaryngology practitioners, although registration and 2018 membership dues are required. 

Registration Deadline: Friday, March 2, 2018


Location: The Westin Alexandria Hotel
                 400 Courthouse Square
                 Alexandria, VA 22314

The deadline for the AAO-HNS/F discounted room rate has passed. To book a room at regular price, please visit the Westin Alexandria Hotel website. For existing reservations, please contact the hotel directly at 703-253-8600. 


Cost: FREE to AAO-HNS Members who are otolaryngology practitioners (registration is required).

Click here to view the BOG Spring Meeting schedule (tentative).

Click here to view the Leadership Forum & BOG Spring Meeting Full Schedule (tentative).

This year’s program will include:

  • Leadership Development and Mentoring Opportunities
  • Networking Events with Academy Leaders
  • Renowned Keynote Speakers and “Business of Medicine” Panel Discussions
  • BOG Committee Meetings and State Society Engagement Tips
  • BOG General Assembly
  • BOG-sponsored AAO-HNS/F President-Elect Candidate Forum
  • “Insider” Legislative, Regulatory, and Political Updates
  • ENT PAC Reception (ENT PAC Leadership Club members only)
  • Up to 4.25 free AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM for Select Education Sessions
  • Resident Leadership Grants
  • And more…

Questions concerning BOG Spring Meeting, contact

State OTO Society Roundtable

The AAO-HNS Board of Governors (BOG) will be hosting the second meeting of state otolaryngology societies in conjunction with the AAO-HNS/F 2018 Leadership Forum & BOG Spring Meeting on Friday, March 9, from 2:00-4:50 pm EST, at the Westin Alexandria Hotel, Alexandria, VA. We’re hoping this meeting will provide society leaders a chance to network, share best practices, and improve collaboration between different states and regions. Click here to view the tentative agenda. If you are interested in attending and didn't receive the RSVP email, please contact

Resident Leadership Grants 

Applications for Resident Leadership Grant to help defray the costs of attending the AAO-HNS/F 2018 Leadership Forum & BOG Spring Meeting are now closed. The deadline was Monday, February 12. Contact with questions.