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BOG Model Society Award

The Board of Governors (BOG) Model Society Award recognizes outstanding local/state/regional societies that exhibit effective leadership, institute Academy and Foundation programs, and further Academy goals through active participation in the BOG.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Must have all three (3) BOG representatives appointed (Governor and two (2) Alternate Governors)
  • Must have attended at least two (2) of three (3) previous BOG meetings
  • Must have demonstrated local public awareness activity                        

2020 BOG Model Society Award: Metro Atlanta Educational Society for Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

The Metro Atlanta Educational Society for Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery (MAES/OHNS) is the recipient of the 2020 BOG Model Society Award. The goal of MAES/OHNS is to provide education and scientific programs and seminars to otolaryngologists and other physicians and healthcare workers in a way that can be applied to the day-to-day clinical treatment of patients. The society coordinates numerous activities, including journal club, a lecture series in conjunction with their business meeting, and biannual joint education meetings with the Georgia Society of Otolaryngology. MAES/OHNS seeks to continually meet the education needs of their medical community by reassessing and tailoring activities based on feedback through membership surveys and CME feedback forms.

Previous Recipients:
  • 2019: Virginia Society of Otolaryngology
  • 2018: Northwest Academy of Otolaryngology
  • 2017: Georgia Society of Otolaryngology/Head & Neck Surgery (GSO/HNS)
  • 2016: Connecticut Ear, Nose, & Throat Society
  • 2016: Honorable Mention: Virginia Society of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery (VSO-HNS)
  • 2015: Pennsylvania Academy of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Society (PAO-HNS)
  • 2015: Honorable Mention: Connecticut Ear, Nose, & Throat Society
  • 2014: Virginia Society of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery (VSO-HNS)
  • 2013: New York State Society of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery (NYSSO)
  • 2012: Connecticut Ear, Nose, & Throat Society
  • 2011: Pennsylvania Academy of Otolaryngology-HNS 
  • 2011: Honorable Mention: Virginia Society of Otolaryngology-HNS
  • 2010: No award given
  • 2009: Massachusetts Society of Otolaryngology-HNS
  • 2009 Honorable Mention: Pennsylvania Academy of Otolaryngology-HNS
  • 2008: New York State Society of Otolaryngology-HNS
  • 2007: Massachusetts Society of Otolaryngology-HNS
  • 2006: Kentucky Society of Otolaryngology-HNS and Alabama Society of Otolaryngology-HNS
  • 2005: Georgia Society of Otolaryngology-HNS
  • 2004: Massachusetts Society of Otolaryngology-HNS
  • 2003: Michigan Otolaryngological Society
  • 2002: Oklahoma Academy of Otolaryngology-HNS
  • 2001: Kansas Society of Otolaryngology-HNS
  • 2000: Rhode Island Society of Otolaryngology-HNS
  • 2000: Massachusetts Society of Otolaryngology-HNS
  • 1999: Georgia Society of Otolaryngology-HNS
  • 1998: Washington Metro Otolaryngology-HNS
  • 1997: Michigan Otolaryngological Society and Florida Society of Otolaryngology-HNS