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The global otolaryngology community will come together September 30 – October 4 in Nashville, Tennessee, for the premier event for the specialty.

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The AAO-HNSF’s flagship education product, FLEX—Focused Lifelong Education Xperience, provides the knowledge, education, clinical tools, and professional support to help you meet the challenges of your otolaryngology practice and build mastery throughout your career.

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

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This report contains the most in-depth look at the otolaryngology workforce since the 1975 National Institutes of Health-sponsored study.

The mobile app is your go-to source to view the full schedule, build your own agenda, connect with other attendees, speakers, and exhibitors, claim CME, and much more.

AAO-HNSF recently launched the much-awaited Reg-ent research webpage. Through the Foundation’s ongoing maintenance of the registry’s first phase (CMS quality reporting), Reg-ent has now advanced to its second phase (research and data analytics).

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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.

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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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