Join the Academy!

The American Academy of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery (AAO-HNS) represents over 12,000 specialists worldwide who treat the ear, nose, throat, and related structures of the head and neck. Join the Academy today to gain access to exclusive member benefits that help you save money, make connections, and stay current.

Online Application Print Application

Become an International Member of the AAO-HNS

Exclusive Member Benefits include education, networking opportunities, publications, events, grants and scholarships, and resources.

Learn More



Member Categories

The AAO-HNS offers several membership categories, each designed to meet the needs of physicians and those working in the specialty. Each membership category offers different leadership, learning, and networking opportunities within the otolaryngology community.

Physicians who are certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery and are in good standing with their medical licensing authority.

Otolaryngologists who practice outside of the United States and Canada. Learn more about International Member Benefits here.

Otolaryngology residents and fellows-in-training who are currently enrolled in an accredited training program.

Nonphysicians who work in the field of otolaryngology, including nurses, audiologists, and other healthcare professionals.

Medical students who have an interest in otolaryngology.

Explore AAO-HNS Membership Benefits


Become an Academy Member today!

AAO-HNSF 2024 Annual Meeting & OTO EXPO Early Registration Now Open!Learn More