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2017 Meeting Wrap-Up

  • Thank You for AttendingThank you to those who attended the AAO-HNSF 2017 Annual Meeting & OTO Experience. We look forward to seeing you next year in Atlanta, GA, October 7-10, 2018. Please be sure to complete your meeting evaluation by October 13 to claim continuing education credits and obtain attendance or participation certificates. Read More
  • 4 Approaches for Surviving Quality ChallengesChanges in the healthcare system that link data reporting to reimbursement are stressing medical practices, but the Academy is working to help relieve that stress through strong support systems. The Board of Governors stepped forward September 12 with a hot topics session, “Practical Solutions to Conquer the Quality Quagmire.” Read More
  • Interactive Approaches Help Control Reflux DiseaseLaryngopharyngeal reflux (LPR) is one of the most common complaints in the ENT world. Up to 10 percent of patients may suffer from LPR, but they can be treated successfully. Read More
  • Using Tongue Surgery, Airway Stimulation to Treat OSAThe tongue plays a key role in obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and upper airway function. It is a fatty structure that requires skill and patience in performing dangerous surgeries needed to repair abnormalities linked to OSA. A September 13 Miniseminar focused on providing a variety of tips for surgical procedures as well as the option of implanting an airway stimulation system. Read More
  • Physicians Can Manage BurnoutFeeling stressed out in the clinic or in medical school? You aren’t alone. Up to two-thirds of otolaryngologists have self-reported moderate to high degrees of burnout. Burnout isn’t unique to ENT physicians. Between 300 and 400 physicians commit suicide every year due to depression, feelings of hopelessness, and persistent, extreme stress. Residents and medical students also are committing suicide due to burnout. Read More
  • Otolaryngologists Need to Look for Pulmonary SymptomsAsthma affects more than 24 million people in the United States, and it is on the rise. With the increased recognition of the unified airway model theory that the entire respiratory system functions as a unit, it makes sense for otolaryngologists to look for asthma symptoms in their patients. Read More