Updated April 14, 2021
Part One: Contains comprehensive general considerations that are applicable to all practice settings and specialty areas of otolaryngologists’ practice, including testing guidelines from the Infectious Diseases Society of America.
Part Two: Contains specific recommendations encompassing prioritization and special circumstances related to surgical procedures for all specialty areas.
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- Position Statement
Created and Supported by the Airway and Swallowing Committee of the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Contributors:Noah P. Parker, MD, I…
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are reviewing data involving six U.S. cases of a rare type…
A clinical trial is underway to determine whether people who are highly allergic or have a mast cell disorder are at increased risk for an immediate, systemic …
This set of public health recommendations for fully vaccinated people will be updated and expanded based on the level of community spread of SARS-CoV-2, the pr…
- Position Statement
UPDATE to AAO-HNS Statement on Bell’s Palsy Related to Approved COVID-19 Vaccines Issued December 19, 2020In the AAO-HNS Statement on Bell’s Palsy Related to A…
The AAO-HNS is providing an update to the December 19, 2020, Statement on Bell’s Palsy Related to Approved COVID-19 Vaccines. This update analyzes the most cur…
On behalf of the entire Academy, thank you for the leadership, care, and courage you have provided to your patients and the specialty this year. This video expresses our gratitude and was featured during the AAO-HNSF 2020 Virtual Annual Meeting & OTO Experience Opening Ceremony with photos submitted by our members. YOU are our heroes. We wish you the best in 2021.
Gavin Setzen, MD, is joined by Albert L. Merati, MD, Sujana S. Chandrasekhar, MD, Cherie-Ann Nathan, MD, Joseph K. Han, MD, and Margo K. McKenna, MD, to discuss the release of Part 2 of the Academy’s Guidance for Return to Practice developed in collaboration with our subspecialty society partners.