FLEX – Focused Lifelong Education Experience

The AAO-HNSF’s new flagship education product, FLEX—Focused Lifelong Education Xperience, will provide the knowledge, education, clinical tools, and professional support to help you meet the challenges of your otolaryngology practice and build mastery throughout your career.

2022-2023 FLEX registration is now open!!

Questions? Please email us at [email protected].

The eight specialty topics for 2022-2023 include:

  • Rhinorrhea (September)
  • Neurolaryngology (October)
  • Modern Approach to Salivary Gland Neoplasms (November)
  • External Ear Canal Pathology (January)
  • Congenital Stridor (February)
  • Optimizing the Care Experience for Patients and Physicians (March)
  • Peri-operative Optimization (April)
  • Facial Paralysis (May)

FLEX Learning Modalities


 

SEE two surgical video procedures with annotation to develop critical surgical skills.

ANALYZE five timely scientific journal articles with expert summaries.

PLAY and solve a case of the week to make the proper diagnosis and treatment pathway.

DISCUSS with your peers the relevant clinical cases and scientific journal articles selected for the specialty section.

HEAR two topical podcasts with leading experts.

JOIN the webinar to dive deeper into the specialty topic.

SERIOUS otolaryngology games and courses to support surgical training and prepare for scenarios that may arise.

The FLEX subscription includes the opportunity to earn 100+ CME credits annually

Spanning across all eight specialty areas throughout the year, each topic will be presented in a variety of creative and contemporary learning modalities.

Built on a fundamental learning philosophy that the needs and preferences for otolaryngology education will continue to evolve over time—so will the tools provided in the FLEX subscription to ensure they remain timely and relevant for all learners.

The 2021-2022 FLEX program will close on August 31, 2022.

 

Acknowledgements

We gratefully acknowledge Jeffrey P. Simons, MD, MMM, Coordinator for Education, FLEX Workgroup Chairs, and more than 166 Foundation experts have contributed to the successes of this second year of FLEX.

EDUCATION STEERING COMMITTEE

  • Jeffrey P. Simons, MD, MMM, Chair

FACIAL PLASTIC AND RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY EDUCATION COMMITTEE

  • P. Daniel Knott, MD, Chair

GENERAL OTOLARYNGOLOGY AND SLEEP MEDICINE EDUCATION COMMITTEE

  • Jeffrey Stanley, MD, Chair
  • Christina Cabrera-Muffly, MD, Chair-elect

HEAD AND NECK SURGERY EDUCATION COMMITTEE

  • Vikas Mehta, MD, Chair

LARYNGOLOGY & BRONCHOESOPHAGOLOGY EDUCATION COMMITTEE

  • Paul C. Bryson, MD, Chair

OTOLOGY & NEUROTOLOGY EDUCATION COMMITTEE

  • Maura Cosetti, MD, Chair

PEDIATRIC OTOLARYNGOLOGY EDUCATION COMMITTEE

  • Meredith Merz Lind, MD, Chair

PRACTICE MANAGEMENT EDUCATION COMMITTEE

  • Lance Manning, MD, Chair
  • Betty S. Tsai Do, MD, Chair-elect

RHINOLOGY & ALLERGY EDUCATION COMMITTEE

  • Stacey T. Gray, MD, Chair
  • Zara M. Patel, MD, Chair-elect

2021-2022 FLEX FOUNDATION EDUCATION COMMITTEE FACULTY

  • Nicole L. Aaronson, MD
  • Yassmeen Abdel-Aty, MD
  • Marianne Abouyared, MD
  • Meredith E. Adams, MD
  • Lacy K. Adkins, MD
  • Oliver F. Adunka, MD
  • Syed F. Ahsan, MD
  • Ahmed Al-Sayed, MBBS
  • Mursalin M. Anis, MD
  • Elton Ashe-Lambert, MD
  • Michael P. Avillion, MD
  • H. Michael Baddour Jr., MD
  • Cristina Baldassari, MD
  • Melynda A. Barnes, MD
  • Marc L. Bennett, MD
  • Mathieu Bergeron, MD
  • Daniel M. Beswick, MD
  • Arnaud F. Bewley, MD
  • Kathleen R. Billings, MD
  • Benjamin Saul Bleier, MD
  • Nikolas Block-Wheeler, MD
  • Lauren A. Bohm, MD
  • Maurits Boon, MD
  • Chris M. Brook, MD
  • Seth M. Brown, MD
  • James K. Byrd, MD
  • Matthew L. Carlson, MD
  • Salvatore M. Caruana, MD
  • Erika Celis-Aguilar, MD
  • Dylan K. Chan, MD, PhD
  • Yvonne M. Chan, MD
  • Daniel R. Clayburgh, MD, PhD
  • David M. Cognetti, MD
  • Brett T. Comer, MD
  • Stephen P. Cragle, MD
  • Brianna K. Crawley, MD
  • Roberto A. Cueva, MD
  • Terry A. Day, MD
  • Robert H. Deeb, MD
  • Karuna Dewan, MD
  • Laura M. Dominguez, MD
  • Lee D. Eisenberg, MD, MPH
  • Antoine Eskander, MD
  • Waleed Ezzat, MD
  • Erynne A. Faucett, MD
  • Daniel S. Fink, MD
  • Valerie A. Flanary, MD
  • Adam J. Folbe, MD
  • D. Scott Fortune, MD
  • Eric A. Gantwerker, MD, MMSc (MedEd)
  • William Z. Gao, MD
  • Laura R. Garcia-Rodriguez, MD
  • Celeste C. Gary, MD
  • Neil Gildener-Leapman, MD
  • Christina M. Gillespie, MD
  • John C. Goddard, MD
  • Nira A. Goldstein, MD, MPH
  • Zhen Gooi, MD
  • Anne Gunter, MD
  • Niki Gupta, MD
  • Edie R. Hapner, PhD
  • Kyle M. Hatten, MD
  • Oswaldo A. Henriquez, MD
  • Heather Herrington, MD
  • Jacob B. Hunter, MD
  • Colin T. Huntley, MD
  • Inna A. Husain, MD
  • Abraham Jacob, MD
  • David W. Jang, MD
  • Gina D. Jefferson, MD
  • Anita S. Jeyakumar, MD
  • John H. Joseph, MD
  • David H. Jung, MD, PhD
  • Sveta A. Karelsky, MD
  • Margaret A. Kenna, MD, MPH
  • David Kent, MD
  • Steven T. Kmucha, MD, JD
  • Darius Kohan, MD
  • Nikita V. Kohli, MD
  • Alan Kominsky, MD
  • Theda C. Kontis, MD
  • Maggie A. Kuhn, MD
  • Devyani M. Lal, MD
  • April M. Landry, MD
  • Linda N. Lee, MD
  • Stella E. Lee, MD
  • Christopher V. Lisi, MD
  • Yi-Chun Carol Liu, MD, MS
  • Phillip S. LoSavio, MD
  • G. Nina Lu, MD
  • Prashant S. Malhotra, MD
  • Benjamin D. Malkin, MD
  • Alice Z. Maxfield, MD
  • Jessica Maxwell, MD, MPH
  • Hilary C. McCrary, MD
  • Edward D. McCoul, MD
  • Kara D. Meister, MD
  • Abie H. Mendelsohn, MD
  • Alan G. Micco, MD
  • Mark M. Mims, MD
  • Ashkan Monfared, MD
  • Wojciech K. Mydlarz, MD
  • Mohsen M. Naraghi, MD
  • Jacob Pieter Noordzij, MD
  • Daniel C. O’Brien, MD
  • Michael I. Orestes, MD
  • Aru Panwar, MD
  • Andrea M. Park, MD
  • Kellous A. Price, MD
  • Patricia L. Purcell, MD, MPH
  • Sanjeet V. Rangarajan, MD
  • Lara K. Reichert, MD MPH
  • Brianne B. Roby, MD
  • Nicholas R. Rowan, MD
  • Alexander Rivkin, MD
  • Michael J. Ruckenstein, MD, MSc
  • Amy L. Rutt, DO
  • Mirabelle B. Sajisevi, MD
  • Joe Saliba, MD, MSc
  • Jeffrey M. Schafer, MD
  • Nicole C. Schmitt, MD
  • Christopher A. Schutt, MD
  • Rahul Seth, MD
  • Ava Shamban, MD
  • Rodrigo C. Silva, MD
  • Alyssa J. Smith, MD
  • Ryan J. Soose, MD
  • Mark C. Spaw, MD
  • Samuel A. Spear, MD
  • Todd A. Spock, MD
  • Maie St. John, MD, PhD
  • Robert N. Strominger, MD
  • Larissa Sweeny, MD
  • Abtin M. Tabaee, MD
  • Andrew B. Tassler, MD
  • Brittny N. Tillman, MD
  • Dale A. Tylor, MD, MPH
  • Ronald J. Vilela, MD
  • Esther X. Vivas, MD
  • Johnathan M. Walsh, MD
  • Patrick C. Walz, MD
  • Michael S. Weinstock, MD
  • Aileen P. Wertz, MD
  • Cameron C. Wick, MD
  • Lyndy J. Wilcox, MD
  • Elizabeth S. Willingham, MD
  • Andre M. Wineland, MD
  • Sarah K. Wise, MD
  • Mike Yao, MD
  • William C. Yao, MD
  • Yu-Lan Mary Ying, MD
  • Daniel M. Zeitler, MD

We gratefully acknowledge Richard V. Smith, MD, past Coordinator for Education, FLEX Workgroup Chairs, and more than 130 Foundation experts have contributed to the successes of this inaugural year.

EDUCATION STEERING COMMITTEE

  • Jeffrey P. Simons, MD, Chair

FACIAL PLASTIC AND RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY EDUCATION COMMITTEE

  • Scott B. Roofe, MD, Chair

GENERAL OTOLARYNGOLOGY AND SLEEP MEDICINE EDUCATION COMMITTEE

  • Jeffrey Stanley, MD, Chair

HEAD AND NECK SURGERY EDUCATION COMMITTEE

  • David M. Cognetti, MD, Chair

LARYNGOLOGY & BRONCHOESOPHAGOLOGY EDUCATION COMMITTEE

  • Thomas L. Carroll, MD, Chair
  • Paul C. Bryson, MD, Chair-elect

OTOLOGY & NEUROTOLOGY EDUCATION COMMITTEE

  • Marc L. Bennett, MD, Chair

PEDIATRIC OTOLARYNGOLOGY EDUCATION COMMITTEE

  • Meredith Merz Lind, MD, Chair

PRACTICE MANAGEMENT EDUCATION COMMITTEE

  • Lance Manning, MD, Chair

RHINOLOGY & ALLERGY EDUCATION COMMITTEE

  • Stacey T. Gray, MD, Chair

2020-2021 FLEX FOUNDATION EDUCATION COMMITTEE FACULTY

  • Marianne Abouyared, MD
  • Oliver F. Adunka, MD, FACS
  • Garima Agarwal, MD
  • Jamie Andrews, MD
  • Arvind K. Badhey, MD
  • Cristina Baldassari, MD
  • Mathieu Bergeron, BPharm, MD
  • Daniel Beswick, MD
  • Kathleen R. Billings, MD
  • Nikolas R. Block-Wheeler, MD, MS
  • Brian J. Boyce, MD
  • Joseph P. Bradley, MD
  • Scott E. Brietzke, MD, MPH
  • Christopher Brook, MD
  • Seth M. Brown, MD, MBA
  • Cristina Cabrera-Muffly, MD
  • Matthew L. Carlson, MD
  • Salvatore M. Caruana, MD
  • Mohamad R. Chaaban, MD
  • Yvonne Chan, MD, FRCSC, MSc, HBSc
  • Sujana S. Chandrasekhar, MD
  • David Chang, MD
  • Eunice Y. Chen, MD, PhD
  • Nipun Chhabra, MD
  • David H. Chi, MD
  • Daniel R. Clayburgh, MD, PhD
  • Daniel H. Coelho, MD
  • Maura Cosetti, MD
  • Stephen Cragle, MD
  • Brianna K. Crawley, MD
  • James J. Daniero, MD, MS
  • Shiva Daram, MD, MBA
  • Robert Deeb, MD
  • Joe DePietro, MD
  • Ellen S. Deutsch, MD
  • Karuna Dewan, MD
  • Joseph E. Dohar, MD, MS
  • Laura M. Dominguez, MD
  • Megan Durr, MD
  • Antoine Eskander, MD, ScM, FRCSC
  • Waleed H. Ezzat, MD
  • Erynne A. Faucett, MD
  • Valerie Flanary, MD
  • Ramon Franco, MD
  • Norman R. Friedman, MD, DABSM
  • Eric A. Gantwerker, MD, MMSc (MedEd)
  • Celeste Gary, MD
  • Alexandros Georgolios, MD
  • Marc J. Gibber, MD
  • John Paul Giliberto, MD
  • Christina Gillespie, MD
  • Jordan Glicksman, MD
  • Frederick Godley, MD
  • John C. Goddard, MD
  • Nira A Goldstein, MD, MPH
  • Zhen Gooi, MD
  • Nikita Gupta, MD
  • Christopher J. Hartnick, MD
  • Oswaldo A. Henriquez Ajami, MD
  • Heather C. Herrington, MD
  • Laura Hetzler, MD
  • Alexander Hillel, MD
  • Tsung-yen Hsieh, MD
  • Jacob B. Hunter, MD
  • Inna A. Husain, MD
  • Stacey L. Ishman, MD, MPH
  • David W. Jang, MD
  • Gina D. Jefferson, MD
  • Anita S. Jeyakumar, MD, MS
  • Nancy Jiang, MD
  • Christopher M. Johnson, MD
  • Romaine F. Johnson, MD, MPH
  • David H. Jung, MD, PhD
  • Sveta Karelsky, MD
  • Nikita V. Kohli, MD
  • Esther Kim, MD
  • Dennis J. Kitsko, DO
  • Maggie A. Kuhn, MD
  • Robbi A. Kupfer, MD
  • Walter Kutz, MD
  • Devyani Lal, MD, FARS
  • Derek J. Lam, MD, MPH
  • Claire M. Lawlor, MD
  • Gi Soo Lee, MD, EdM
  • Stella E. Lee, MD
  • Robin W. Lindsay, MD
  • Yi-Chun Carol Liu, MD, MS
  • Phillip LoSavio, MD
  • G. Nina Lu, MD
  • Benjamin D. Malkin, MD
  • Amy Manning, MD
  • Deepak Mehta, FRCS, DLO
  • Vikas Mehta, MD, MPH
  • Craig Miller, MD
  • Ron B. Mitchell, MD
  • Matthew C. Mori, MD
  • Heather C. Nardone, MD
  • Matthew O. Old, MD
  • Michael Orestes, MD
  • Ashli K. O’Rourke, MD
  • Kyra Osborne, MD
  • Loring I. Perry, MD
  • Vinay Prasad, MD, MPH
  • Kellous A. Price, MD
  • Sarah K. Rapoport, MD
  • Elliot Regenbogen, MD
  • Lara Reichert, MD, MPH
  • Nicholas R. Rowan, MD
  • Sanjeet V. Rangarajan, MD
  • Amy L. Rutt, DO
  • Ravi N. Samy, MD, FACS
  • Mirabelle B. Sajisevi, MD
  • Maya G. Sardesai, MD, MEd
  • Nicole C. Schmitt, MD
  • Christopher A. Schutt, MD
  • Rahul Seth, MD
  • Gopi Shah, MD
  • Sunthosh Sivam, MD
  • Robert Strominger, MD
  • Larissa Sweeny, MD
  • Duane J. Taylor, MD
  • Lauren W. Tracy, MD
  • Betty S. Tsai Do
  • Debra G. Weinberger, MD
  • Lyndy J. Wilcox, MD
  • Daniel L. Wohl, MD
  • Charles R. Woodard, MD
  • Christina J. Yang, MD
  • Mike Yao, MD
  • Linda X. Yin, MD
  • Daniel M. Zeitler, MD

Questions? Please email us at [email protected].
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