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2016 Meeting Daily

AAO-HNSF Annual Meeting & OTO EXPO℠  News Briefs

BOG Chooses Executive Committee Members The Board of Governors (BOG) announced the results of its Executive Committee election during the BOG General Assembly Monday evening. Sanjay R. Parikh, MD, ... Read More

Preparedness the Key to Dealing with Mass Casualty

Physicians train to treat a variety of illnesses and injuries, but they are still challenged when headline-grabbing mass casualty situations occur in their own backyard and overwhelm their support ... Read More

Editors, Authors Offer Tips for Journal Reviewers, Submitters

The parameters for submitting and reviewing journal manuscripts are complex and wide-ranging. In two Annual Meeting sessions, the editor-in-chief and deputy editor of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck ... Read More

Primer on Business of Medicine

As residents approach completion of their otolaryngology training, they face a big decision. Should they remain in academia or go into private practice? Often, they do not have the tools to evaluate ... Read More

Disability Takes on New Meaning

The term “disabled” conjures images of a debilitating injury or disease, but an increasing number of otolaryngologists are being disabled by age, burnout, or an emotional reaction to a poor outcome. ... Read More

Training a Key in Quality Improvement

Several healthcare reforms and education mandates are tied to patient safety and quality improvement (PSQI), yet institutions and practitioners have struggled to meet these requirements. Panelists at ... Read More

Foundation to Launch Open Access Journal

The landscape of scholarly publishing is evolving quickly, with new delivery mechanisms for research, innovative peer review models, and increasing integration of multimedia for a rich reader ... Read More

Treatments, Remedies Evolving for Difficult Nasal Polyposis

Otolaryngologists often see chronic sinusitis patients with nasal polyposis. Through case scenarios of difficult patients, international experts in a Tuesday morning Miniseminar discussed how surgeons ... Read More

Endocrine Disease Treatments Changing

Russell B. Smith, MD, sees the American Thyroid Association's (ATA) 2015 guidelines for the management of thyroid nodules and differentiated thyroid cancer in adults, released in January 2016, as a ... Read More

VA Study Group Holds Inaugural Meeting

Approximately 30 otolaryngologists working at Veteran Affairs Medical Centers around the country met for the first Veterans Administration Otolaryngologists Study Group on Sunday. The Veterans ... Read More