International outreach, worldwide partnerships, and the exchange of information and education are vital to the Academy and its Foundation.
Global Ground Rounds
The AAO-HNSF Global Grand Rounds series is an initiative of the Academy’s International Advisory Board (IAB) to improve care of patients and physician education around the globe. It is a virtual event, held quarterly, that is open to all otolaryngologists around the world at no cost. Moderated by IAB leaders, each session includes world thought leaders and expert panel presentations followed by an opportunity for attendees to ask questions. Registration is now open for the 2023 Global Grand Rounds Webinar Series. Click here for more information.
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Announcing the International Advisory Board (IAB) Chair-elect: Sheng-Po Hao, MDRead More
Sheng-Po Hao, MD, has been selected to become the Chair-elect of the International Advisory Board (IAB). Dr. Hao is professor and chair of the Department of Ot…
Virtual International Visiting ScholarshipGrantView
The 2021 application cycle is currently closed. Please check back in January 2022 for the 2022 application cycle.Anticipating that current travel restrictions …
Position Statement: Global Humanitarian OutreachPosition StatementView
The American Academy of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery (AAO-HNS) recognizes that many of its members voluntarily engage in global humanitarian outreach e…
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International Advisory Board (IAB)
The International Advisory Board (IAB) is made up of global otolaryngology-head and neck surgery societies from the Academy’s International Corresponding Societies (ICS) affiliated network, which has over 75 global ENT societies.
International Joint Meetings
One important way the AAO-HNSF builds relationships worldwide is through International Joint Meetings, i.e., conferences or meetings jointly organized or endorsed by the AAO-HNSF and a counterpart otolaryngology entity, including our ICS network. The Academy maintains a Joint Meeting Calendar that is updated regularly. We are now accepting applications for Joint Meeting Volunteer Faculty to present at AAO-HNSF International Joint Meetings in 2023-2024.