Slate of Candidates

Official Slate of Candidates
for the 2023 AAO-HNS Annual Election

Please review the official slate of candidates. Check back in April when the candidate statements are available ahead of the ballot that opens in May for you to cast your vote for the future leadership of the Academy.

Mark K. Wax, MD
Troy D. Woodard, MD

Ken Kazahaya, MD, MBA
Robert P. Zitsch III, MD

At-Large Directors (Academic)
Gene C. Liu, MD, MMM
John S. Rhee, MD, MPH, MBA

At-Large Directors (Private Practice)
Mary T. Mitskavich, MD
Andrew J. Tompkins, MD, MBA

Nominating Committee (Academic – seat one)
Sarah N. Bowe, MD, EdM
Kelly M. Malloy, MD

Nominating Committee (Academic – seat two)
D. Gregory Farwell, MD
Jeffrey C. Liu, MD

Nominating Committee (Private Practice – seat one)
Dole P. Baker, Jr., MD
Stephen P. Cragle, MD

Nominating Committee (Private Practice – seat two)
Annette M. Pham, MD
Yolanda L. Troublefield, MD, JD

Audit Committee
Ashutosh Kacker, MD, MBBS, MS
Mas Takashima, MD

The AAO-HNS thanks members of the Nominating Committee for their careful and meaningful deliberation of nominees. This is a very important and difficult task. They deserve our recognition and appreciation. Members of the Committee are Ken Yanagisawa, MD (Chair); Samantha Anne, MD, MS; Michael J. Brenner, MD; Andrew M. Coughlin, MD; C.W. David Chang, MD; D. Scott Fortune, MD; Eli Groppo, MD; Anna M. Pou, MD; Douglas Reh, MD; Karen A. Rizzo, MD; Seth R. Schwartz, MD, MPH; Angela K. Sturm, MD; and Rodney J. Taylor, MD, MSPH.

Andrew G. Shuman, MD, HEC-C, and James C. Denneny III, MD, also contributed as ex-officio members of the committee without vote.

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