Otolaryngology Historical Society

What is the Otolaryngology Historical Society (OHS)?

The OHS 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 OHS.

Become part of history...
Help continue the legacy of the specialty by becoming a member of the OHS. 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:

1650 Diagonal Road
Alexandria, VA 22314-2857
Attn: Member Services/OHS

Join us for the 2014 Otolaryngology Historical Society

Annual Meeting and Reception

Plan to attend our 2014 Otolaryngology Historical Society (OHS) annual meeting and reception.

  • Date: Monday, September 22, 2014
  • Time: 6:30 pm—8:30 pm
  • Place: Hyatt Regency Orlando Hotel, 9801 International Drive, Orlando, FL 32819
  • Room: Orlando North, Convention Level

The club is a short walk from the Orange County Convention Center.* Don’t miss this opportunity to be part of history. Join Marc D. Eisen, MD, PhD, OHS President, and members of the History and Archives Committee for an elegant evening of fellowship.

  • Hear and discuss interesting historical papers
  • Network with your colleagues in a unique setting
  • Reflect on the impact and relevance of notable contributions to our specialty

The program includes four featured speakers on a variety of historical topics.

  • Marc R. Eisen, MD, PhD, President, Otolaryngology Historical Society

                       Welcome and Introductions

  • Robert Jackler, MD, Stanford University, Stanford, CA

                        “Otolaryngology—It’s all Greek to me.” 

  • Jennifer Xu, BS,  Andrew G. Shuman, MD, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

                       “Soothing and Balmy, Cure without Disfigurement.” 

  • Adam Van Horn, BA, Marshall University, WV

                       “History of Otoscopy.”

  • Kenneth H. Brookler, MD, Norwalk, CT
                       “Is ‘Otosclerosis’ a Misnomer?” 

An informal reception follows. *After the meeting, transportation will be provided to take guests to return to official hotels.

To make a reservation, contact memberservices@entnet.org 1-703-836-4444. The event is free to members; members may bring guests at $85 per guest, and nonmembers pay $85.  At the annual meeting, make your reservation payment at the Member Services counter, no later than Monday, September 22 at 2:00 pm.

OHS members are encouraged to sponsor a resident as their guest to introduce them to the rich history of the specialty.

For questions about the meeting contact Irma Chavez, Meetings and Exhibits Coordinator ichavez@entnet.org or ohs@entnet.org 1-703-535-3786.

Become a Part of History…

Help continue the legacy of our specialty by becoming a member of the Otolaryngology Historical Society. Join a special group of otolaryngologists who share the passion and value the safeguarding of contributions to the specialty throughout the years.

To become a member or renew your membership for $50, please contact Catherine Lincoln, Staff liaison, History and Archives Committee and Otolaryngology Historical Society. museum@entnet.org or call 1-703-535-3738.