AAO-HNS Membership Oath

As a member of the American Academy of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery;

I solemnly pledge to consecrate my life to the service of humanity;

I will give to my teachers the respect and gratitude which is their due;

I will practice my profession with conscience and dignity;

The health and needs of my patient will be my first consideration;

I will respect the secrets which are confided in me;

I will maintain by all means in my power the honor and the noble traditions of the medical profession;

I will not permit considerations of religion, nationality, race, party politics or social standing to interfere with my duty to my patient;

I have read and will adhere to the code of ethics of the Academy;

I make these promises solemnly, freely and upon my honor.

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