Otolaryngology Historical Society

What is the OHS?
The Otolaryngology Historical Society 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 Otolaryngology Historical Society.

Become part of history...
Help continue the legacy of the specialty by becoming a member of the Otolaryngology Historical Society. 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

2013 Otolaryngology Historical Society (OHS) Annual Meeting & Reception

The Otolaryngology Historical Society will meet on Monday, September 30, 2013 at 6:30 pm at the Vancouver Club, Room Bar Room Three, 915 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC, Canada. The club is walking distance from the Vancouver Convention Centre.

Don't miss this opportunity to be part of history. Join Dr. Eisen, OHS President and members of the History and Achives Committee for an elegant evening of fellowship at the historic Vancouver Club.

  • 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.

2013 Otolaryngology Historical Society (OHS) Annual Meeting & Reception Program

Welcome and Introductions - Otolaryngology Historical Society, President Marc R. Eisen, MD, PhD

Speaker and Topics

Vestibular Experiments Conducted in Space - P. Ryan Camilon, BA, Medical School of South Carolina

Otologic Anatomical Advancements in 18th Century England - or lack of: The Case of William E. Sistrunk - C. Eduardo Corrales, MD, Stanford University

Thyroglossal Duct Cysts, Elephantitis, and More: The Different Sides of William E. Sistrunk - Amit A. Patel, MD, University Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey

Medical Education in America: The Impact of the Flexner Report Over the Past 100 Years - Lanny G. Close, MD, Columbia University

An informal reception follows.

To make a reservation, contact:
memberservices@entnet.org or 1-703-836-4444. The event is free to members; members may bring guests at $85 per guest. Nonmembers may attend for $85. OHS members are encouraged to sponsor a resident as their guest to introduce them to the rich history of the specialty.

Deadline to reserve and pay is Monday, September 30th at 3:30pm.


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