International Corresponding Societies (ICS)

Past Coordinator for International Affairs, Eugene N. Myers, MD, developed a unique program of International Corresponding Societies that affiliate with the Academy on a peer-to-peer level. ICS leaders meet informally with Academy leaders for discussions on issues of mutual interest.

Starting with the Spanish Society of ORL-HNS in 1997, the number of societies has grown to 77

  1. Africa – African Head and Neck Society (AfHNS)
  2. Africa – College of Surgeons of East, Central, and Southern Africa (COSECSA)
  3. Africa – Paediatric Ear, Nose & Throat Surgery in Africa (PENTAFRICA) 
  4. Americas – Interamerican Association of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology (IAPO)
  5. Americas – Panamerican Association of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery
  6. Arab – Arab Federation of Otorhinolaryngological Society
  7. Arabian Gulf – Gulf Cooperation Council of Otorhinolaryngological, Head and Neck Society – no website
  8. Argentina – Argentine Federation of Otorhinolaryngology Societies
  9. Asia – Asian Society of Head & Neck Oncology
  10. Asia – Oceania Association of Oto-Rhino-Laryngological Societies
  11. Australia – Australian Society of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery (ASOHNS)
  12. Balkan – Balkan Society of Otorhinolaryngology
  13. Bolivia – Bolivian Society of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  14. Brazil – Brazilian Association of Otorhinolaryngology
  15. Brazil – Brazilian Society of Head and Neck
  16. Canada – Canadian Society of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery
  17. Caribbean – Caribbean Association of Otolaryngology
  18. Chile – Chilean Society of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  19. China – Hong Kong College of Otorhinolaryngologists
  20. China – Chinese Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery Society – no website
  21. Colombia – Colombian Association of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck, Maxillofacial and Esthetic Facial Surgery
  22. Costa Rica – Costa Rican Association of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery 
  23. Czech Republic – Czech Society of Otorhinolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery
  24. Dominican Republic – Dominican Society of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  25. Ecuador – Ecuadorian Academy of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery – no website
  26. Egypt – Egyptian Otorhinolaryngological Society
  27. Egypt – Egyptian Society of Ear Nose and Throat and Allied Sciences (ESENTAS) 
  28. El Salvador – El Salvador Society of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  29. Estonia – Estonian Society of Otorhinolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery
  30. Europe – Confederation of European Otorhinolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery (CEORL)
  31. France – French Society of Otorhinolaryngology
  32. Germany – German Association of Ear-Nose and Throat Surgeons
  33. Germany – German Society of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  34. Ghana – Otorhinolaryngology Society of Ghana
  35. Greece – Panhellenic Society of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  36. Honduras – Honduras Society of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  37. Hungary – Hungarian Society of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology, Head & Neck Surgery
  38. India – Association of Otolaryngologists of India
  39. India – Indian Academy of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  40. Iraq – Iraqi Kurdistan Society of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  41. Iraq – Iraqi Society of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  42. Israel – Israeli Society of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  43. Japan – Japanese Society of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  44. Jordan – Jordanian Society of Otorhinolaryngology
  45. Kenya – Kenya Ear Nose and Throat Society (KENTS)
  46. Lebanon – Lebanese Society of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology and Head and Neck
  47. Malaysia – Malaysian Society of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  48. Mexico – Mexican Federation of Otorhinolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery (FESORMEX)
  49. Mexico – Mexican Society of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  50. Middle East – Middle East Academy
  51. New Zealand – New Zealand Society of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery
  52. Nicaragua – Nicaraguan Association of Otolaryngology
  53. Nigeria – Nigerian Society of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  54. Pakistan – Pakistani Society of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck 
  55. Panama – Panamanian Society of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  56. Paraguay – Paraguayan Society of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  57. Peru – Peruvian Society of Otolaryngology and Facial Surgery
  58. Philippines – Philippine Society of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  59. Poland – Society of Polish Otorhinolaryngologists, Phoniatrists and Audiologists (TOFAP)
  60. Portugal – Portuguese Society of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  61. Rwanda – Rwanda Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Society (ROHNSS)
  62. Saudi Arabia – Saudi Otorhinolaryngology Society
  63. Serbia – Serbian Society of Otorhinolaryngology
  64. Singapore – Society of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery Singapore (SOHNSS)
  65. Slovakia – Slovak Society of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  66. South Africa – The South African Society of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  67. South Korea – Korean Society of Head and Neck Surgery
  68. South Korea – Korean Society of Otolaryngology
  69. Spain – Spanish Society of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  70. Taiwan – Taiwan Head and Neck Society
  71. Taiwan – Taiwan Society of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  72. Tanzania – Tanzania ENT Society (TENT)
  73. Turkey – Turkish Otorhinolaryngology and Head Neck Surgery Society
  74. Turkey – Turkish Voice, Speech, Swallowing Society
  75. United Kingdom – ENT UK
  76. Uruguay – Uruguayan Society of ORL
  77. Venezuela – Venezuelan Society of Otorhinolaryngology
  78. Vietnam – Vietnamese Society of Otorhinolaryngology
  79. Zimbabwe – Zimbabwean Society of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

To apply for International Corresponding Society (ICS) status, please contact Katie Stouffs Grimes in the International Affairs Department at [email protected].

Are you a current International Corresponding Society? Don’t forget to update your contact information by sending an email to [email protected].

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