Head and Neck Surgery

Research Training Opportunities

Duke University Medical Center - Training for Clinical Research in Hearing, Balance, and Other Communication Disorders

Position Statement: Rotational (Rotary) Chair Testing

The American Academy of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery recognizes that the following tests are medically indicated and appropriate in the evaluation of certain persons with suspected balance or dizziness disorders:1.

Cochrane Scholars Program

2016 Cochrane ColloquiumSystematic Review Training October 21-25, 2016Seoul, South KoreaSponsored by The AAO-HNS/F leadership and SAGE, publisher of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery, have identified a need to train otolaryngologists in the conduc

Summaries of Regulations and their Impact on Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery

Academy Summarizes Impact of CMS 2015 Proposed Policies on the Otolaryngology Community (8/6/2015)The Academy has summarized payment rules and policies from the CY 2016 proposed Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) that are specific to the Otolaryn

Position Statement: Ambulatory Procedures

The American Academy of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery (AAO-HNS) recognizes the existence of lists of surgical procedures that may be appropriately performed in an ambulatory surgical center (ASC) setting.

Position Statement: Disorders of Equilibrium and Drivers Licensing Boards

The American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Inc. believes that physicians should not be required to report their patients with disorders of equilibrium to drivers licensing boards.

Position Statement: Delineation of Hospital Privileges

The ultimate responsibility for delineating clinical privileges in the hospital setting rests with the institution's governing board and is discharged through the organized medical staff.

Position Statement: Debridement of the Sinus Cavity after ESS

Debridement of the sinus cavity is a procedure commonly performed following endoscopic sinus surgery (ESS).

Position Statement: Communicable Diseases

Treatment should not be denied to patients with communicable diseases if indicated for their condition.

Position Statement: Cochlear Implants

The American Academy of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery, Inc. considers unilateral and bilateral cochlear implantation as appropriate treatment for adults and children with severe to profound hearing loss.