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Resident Leadership Grants (RLG)

Resident Leadership Grants (RLG)

Resident Leadership Grants for the AAO-HNS/F 2019 Leadership Forum & BOG Spring Meeting are CLOSED! 

Now is your opportunity to apply for a grant to attend the AAO-HNS/F 2019 Leadership Forum & BOG Spring Meeting, making it easier than ever to travel, learn, and connect with the global ENT community. Apply for a grant today and join your colleagues for a weekend of leadership discussions, informative speakers, and mentoring/networking opportunities! This meeting is one of many AAO-HNS benefits, allowing members the opportunity to network and engage in peer-to-peer interaction with eminent leaders within the specialty. 

The AAO-HNS/F Leadership Forum & BOG Spring Meeting offer otolaryngologists and health professionals a series of dynamic education experiences designed to broaden and enrich your understanding of otolaryngology–head and neck surgery, and to provide a foundation for continued learning. 

When: Friday, April 26 – Sunday, April 28 (Meetings at Capitol Hill are scheduled on Monday, April 29; invitation only)

Location: The Westin Alexandria Hotel, 400 Courthouse Square, Alexandria, VA 22314

Application Deadline is Monday, March 18, 2019

RLG applications to attend the AAO-HNS/F 2019 Annual Meeting & OTO Experience in New Orleans, LA will open in late spring.


All applicants must be a current resident member of the AAO-HNS and enrolled in a residency program based in the U.S. or Canada. Recipients will receive $350 to help defray the costs associated with attending the AAO-HNS/F 2019 Leadership Forum & BOG Spring Meeting. Grant stipulations require awardees to attend the designated meeting.

Resident Leadership Grant Selection Criteria

An internal committee of staff reviews each application. Applications will be scored on the following criteria:

  • Residents who are members in good standing
  • Residents serving on a committee
  • Residents who have attended previous meetings, but never received an AAO-HNS/F Resident Leadership Grant
  • Residents who are first-time attendees

Residents currently serving on the Section for Residents and Fellow Governing Council are not eligible to apply.

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