The Academy’s sections provide opportunities for members to get involved and collaborate with others in similar demographics. Each section has a governing council, hosts a General Assembly during the Annual Meeting, and provides leadership and programming throughout the year.

Section for Residents and Fellows-in-Training

The SRF gives residents and fellows-in-training a voice in determining the course of their profession while still in training. All Academy resident and fellows-in-training are automatically members of the SRF.

Women in Otolaryngology Section

The WIO section is dedicated to assisting the career development of women otolaryngologists and those considering careers in otolaryngology-head and neck surgery. All women who are members of the AAO-HNS are automatically members of WIO.

Young Physicians Section

The YPS is composed of young professionals who are under 40 or within eight years of finishing their residency and/or fellowship training. All members meeting these criteria are automatically members of the YPS.

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