Late-Breaking Science

Novel, Innovative, and Contemporary Research

The AAO-HNSF 2022 Annual Meeting Program Committee recognizes that the results of some exciting research may not have been available in time to meet the general abstract submission deadline, such as COVID-19 related research. To further enrich the Annual Meeting program, the committee has opened a call for late-breaking abstract submissions seeking ALL research that is novel, innovative, contemporary, and of high scientific significance.

Late-breaking scientific oral presentations will be a series of six-minute presentations followed by two-minutes of questions and answers. Submissions should be either clinical or basic/translational. They are limited to a maximum of six authors, including the presenting and senior authors identified at the time of submission.


Submit your late-breaking abstract by June 20!

Specific Criteria

  • A limited number of late-breaking abstracts will be accepted.
  • The research must be novel, innovative, contemporary, and of high scientific significance to deserve special consideration after the original abstract deadline.
  • Abstracts should describe either large clinical investigations or high-impact translational research that could not be completed prior to the original deadline.
  • You will be required to answer the question, “Why is this abstract considered late-breaking?”
  • Late-breaking abstracts must not be a revision of an abstract submitted prior to the original submission deadline.
  • Late-breaking abstracts must not have been presented, accepted for presentation, or published at any other scientific meeting or journal at the time of submission.
  • Full manuscripts of presented papers must be submitted to the journal, Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery for consideration

Registration Now Open!

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