Now Published: Immunotherapy for Inhalant Allergy CPG

This clinical practice guideline (CPG) identifies quality improvement opportunities and provides clinicians trustworthy, evidence-based recommendations on the management of inhalant allergies with immunotherapy.

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The Future of Private Practice

The inaugural AAO-HNS/F OTO FORUM will be held April 5 – 6, 2024, at The Westin Alexandria Old Town in Alexandria, Virginia. This new event will provide an intimate forum for leadership discussions, highlighting the current and future needs of private practice physicians caring for otolaryngologic patients.

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Renew Today!

AAO-HNS is dedicated to providing the leadership and resources that help you, your practices, and your patients as well as the specialty. We look forward to continued service to you in the future.

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Business of Medicine

The Academy advocates for otolaryngology—head and neck surgeons related to providing services to both Medicare and private payer patients.

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Featured News

Please review the official slate of candidates and check back in April when the candidates’ statements will be available to learn more about each prior to the opening of voting in May. The AAO-HNS extends sincere appreciation and gratitude to the members of the Nominating Committee for their careful and meaningful deliberation of nominees.

The AAO-HNSF 2023 Annual Meeting & OTO Experience, held in Nashville, Tennessee, September 30 – October 4, delivered groundbreaking education. The learning continues as you now have access to 400 Annual Meeting Webcasts made available by the presenters for the next three years. Login to, the AAO-HNSF’s Otolaryngology Learning Network, with your AAO-HNS ID number and password for access to the session recordings.

Attend the free AAO-HNS Virtual Career Fair on April 18 from 5:00 – 7:00 pm (ET) to connect with private practice employers, representatives from group practices, hospitals, and health systems, and other recruiters from around the country.

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Our Mission

We engage our members and help them achieve excellence and provide high-quality, evidence-informed, and equitable ear, nose, and throat care through professional and public education, research, and health policy advocacy.

Featured Videos

The best and brightest otolaryngologist-head and neck surgeons will come together September 30 – October 4 in Nashville, Tennessee, for the AAO-HNSF 2023 Annual Meeting & OTO Experience. We hope you will join us for the premier event for the specialty.

Cecelia E. Schmalbach, MD, MSc, Editor in Chief of the AAO-HNSF journals, Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery and OTO Open, shares her vision for the journals, the evolution of peer-review publishing, why reading the journals is an important part of the specialty’s practice, and more in this Q&A.


“Find an ENT” is a search engine feature on, the Academy’s patient-oriented website, that allows patients to enter a few details to find an ENT specialist. Take five minutes to update your profile today so patients can get the most accurate information about you and your practice.

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