American Academy of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery

www.twitter.com/AAOHNS www.instagram.com/aaohns “Empowering otolaryngologist-head and neck surgeons to deliver the best patient care.”

The AAO-HNS is the world's largest organization representing specialists who treat the ear, nose, throat, and related structures of the head and neck. The Academy represents about 12,000 otolaryngologist—head and neck surgeons who diagnose and treat disorders of those areas. The medical disorders treated by our physicians are among the most common that afflict all Americans, young and old. They include chronic ear infection, sinusitis, snoring and sleep apnea, hearing loss, allergies and hay fever, swallowing disorders, nosebleeds, hoarseness, dizziness, and head and neck cancer.

Mission: We help our members achieve excellence and provide the best ear, nose, and throat care through professional and public education, research, and health policy advocacy. Vision Empowering otolaryngologist—head and neck surgeons to deliver the best patient care.

Added Value at #OTOMTG19

Your registration to the AAO-HNSF 2019 Annual Meeting & OTO Experience covers much more than you may realize. Full registrants will receive unlimited online access to all recorded education sessions through AcademyU®. Watch your favorite session again or explore a new topic for the first time. Register today for #OTOMTG19 held September 15-18, in New Orleans, LA!

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Introducing Late-Breaking Abstract Presentations

The AAO-HNSF Annual Meeting Program Committee recognized that the results of some exciting research may not have been available by the general abstract submission deadline. The AAO-HNSF is proud to announce the acceptance of 10 late-breaking abstracts for their high scientific significance.

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From #OtoJournal Health Care Utilization and Prescribing Patterns for Adult Eustachian Tube Dysfunction https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/0194599819826959

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From #OtoOpen Sentinel Node Biopsy in Young Patients with Atypical Melanocytic Tumors of the Head and Neck https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/2473974X19850752

Resident Education in Patient Safety and Quality Improvement – What’s New?

The AAO-HNS Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Committee dives into incorporating PS/QI in resident training in their June Bulletin article. “Beyond education and institution requirements, there is a clear need for our trainees to learn useful patient safety and quality improvement (PS/QI) skills in order to provide better patient care in practice. Teaching residents about safety and quality requires a dedicated curriculum.”

https://bulletin.entnet.org/article/resident-education-in-patient-safety-and-quality-improvement-whats-new/

2019-2020 Home Study Course Registration Now Open!

Register now for either the online or print version of the course. The online version features mobile access, downloadable PDFs, and ability to subscribe to individual sections. Earn up to 40 AMA PRA Category 1™ credits per section.

https://www.entnet.org/content/home-study-course

Attend Groundbreaking Sessions at #OTOMTG19

This year's Annual Meeting offers over 400 continuing education sessions to help you stay up-to-date on best practices and the specialty’s most pressing issues. The program features a world-renowned faculty discussing state-of-the-art treatment modalities, new therapies, and trending topics in the field. View the full schedule to start planning your #OTOMTG19 experience.

https://plan.core-apps.com/aao2019/events

Why You Should Join Your Colleagues in Reg-ent

MIPS Eligible and have an EHR? Reg-ent allows you to report all required MIPS 2019 performance categories including Quality, Promoting Interoperability, and Improvement Activities. Reg-ent supports both individual and group reporting options. Over 1,100 clinicians - 163 individuals and 116 groups - successfully reported MIPS 2018 through Reg-ent. Join your colleagues in successfully reporting MIPS 2019 through Reg-ent. Sign your Reg-ent contract by July 16.

https://www.entnet.org/Reg-ent-MIPS-2019-Reporting

Preview the Specialty’s Latest Advancements in the OTO Experience

Mobile x-ray imaging, regenerative medicine solutions, and more! The OTO Experience features a comprehensive display of products and services from more than 250 companies. You’ll also find hands-on learning in the Mobile BioSkills Lab, an Emerging Technologies Pavilion, and the ENT Over-the-Counter Pavilion. Register for #OTOMTG19 today!

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Reg-ent is impacting quality performance-as participation increases so does the pool of real-time that researchers can mine. What better way to support your specialty and impact patient care. Make an impact too. Join Reg-ent today.

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Share why you are attending #OTOMTG19

“It's indeed a pleasure to attend this event. I think this is the best conglomeration of experts in our field in the whole world! One of the most well-planned and well-curated scientific programs. I would like to keep coming again and again!” - Kranti Bhavana, MBBS, DNB (Patna, India)

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July 9 Is the Deadline for Early Registration Rate for the AAO-HNSF 2019 Annual Meeting & OTO Experience! Register today to experience #OTOMTG19 Where Experts and Science Converge

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July 9 Is the Deadline for Early Registration Rate for the AAO-HNSF 2019 Annual Meeting & OTO Experience. Register today "Where Science and Experts Converge" at #OTOMTG19 https://www.entannualmeeting.org/

Attend the AAO-HNSF Joint Meeting: The 5th International Salivary Gland Congress

The 5th International Salivary Gland Congress, hosted jointly by Penn Medicine, Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University and Christiana Care, is designed to facilitate dissemination of knowledge and discussion of the most important aspects of salivary gland disease. The Congress will highlight new understanding of xerostomia, inflammatory and neoplastic diseases, and new modalities such as sialendoscopy. For more information contact Mary Hamburg at [email protected].

https://oto.med.upenn.edu/wp-content/uploads/sites/25/2019/03/Program-Brochure-5th-International-Salivary-Gland-Congress.pdf

Small practice and need help with 2019 MIPS reporting?

Reg-ent can help guide you through the MIPS reporting process. We helped our small practices achieve 15 points and higher deeming them eligible for up to a 5% bonus for 2018 performance year. Avoid the penalty, sign up today!

https://www.entnet.org/Reg-ent-MIPS-2019-Reporting

From #OtoJournal Laryngotracheal Reconstruction in Adults Aged 60 Years and Older https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/0194599818825471

From #OtoOpen Multilevel Sleep Surgery Including the Palate in Nonsyndromic, Neurologically Intact Children with Obstructive Sleep Apnea https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/2473974X19851473

Reg-ent is here to help you with your 2019 MIPS reporting. Take advantage of this benefit along with Reg-ent’s 22 Otolaryngology Specialty Specific Quality Measures you can’t use anywhere else. Let us help you measure your 2019 performance, contract deadline is July 16th, sign up today! https://www.entnet.org/Reg-ent-MIPS-2019-Reporting

79 Groups and 108 Individuals Reporting through Reg-ent Achieve “Exceptional” Rating from CMS for 2018

1,100 clinicians reported MIPS 2018 through the Reg-ent registry. 79 groups and 108 individuals achieved the designation “Exceptional Performer” and are eligible for additional positive payment adjustments, including a share of the 2018 bonus pool of $500,000,000. Follow other practice leaders who have successfully reported MIPS via Reg-ent. Sign up and get started today.

https://www.entnet.org/Reg-ent-MIPS-2019-Reporting

New AcademyU Podcast: Migraine Management for the Otolaryngologist

Phillip S. LoSavio, MD, conducts an interview with John P. Carey, MD, and Michael T. Teixido, MD, regarding their 2018 Annual Meeting presentation, "More than a Headache: Migraine Management for the Otolaryngologist - 2018."

http://entnet.libsyn.com/more-than-a-headache-migraine-management-for-the-otolaryngologist-2018-academyu-professional-development-podcast

July 9 Is the Deadline for Early Registration Rate for the AAO-HNSF 2019 Annual Meeting & OTO Experience! Register today to experience #OTOMTG19 Where Experts and Science Converge https://www.entannualmeeting.org/

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June is National Dysphagia Awareness Month: Dysphagia in aging

June is National Dysphagia Awareness Month:

Dysphagia in Aging The Academy recognizes National Dysphagia Awareness Month in the June Bulletin with an article from the Airway and Swallowing Committee that focuses on the aging population. “The clinical and societal impact of swallowing impairment in the elderly will continue to grow as the U.S. population over 65 years is expected to double by 2050.” https://bulletin.entnet.org/article/june-is-national-dysphagia-awareness-month-dysphagia-in-aging/

bulletin.entnet.org Dysphagia is the symptom of difficulty swallowing and presents along a spectrum from mild to life-threatening manifestations. Swallowing dysfunction is commonly a consequence of co-existing medical conditions or physical alterations. It is important to remember that healthy aging does not portend dy...

#OtoJournal Podcast: Unsolicited Patient Complaints among Otolaryngologists

This podcast highlights original research published in Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery. The objectives of this study were to (1) analyze unsolicited patient complaints (UPCs) among otolaryngologists, (2) identify risk factors for UPCs, and (3) determine the impact of physician feedback on subsequent UPCs.

http://sageotolaryngology.sage-publications.libsynpro.com/oto-unsolicited-patient-complaints-among-otolaryngologists

#OTOMTG19: Four Days, 11 Distinct Specialty Areas

The education program, crafted to allow you to focus within your specialty or expand your knowledge in other areas, includes the following: Business of Medicine/Practice Management; Endocrine Surgery; Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery; General Otolaryngology; Head and Neck Surgery; Laryngology/Broncho-Esophagology; Otology/Neurotology; Patient Safety and Quality Improvement; Pediatric Otolaryngology; Rhinology/Allergy; and Sleep Medicine. Register today!

https://www.mcisemi.com/aaohnsf2019/

79 Groups and 108 Individuals Reporting through Reg-ent Achieve “Exceptional” Rating from CMS for 2018

1,100 clinicians reported MIPS 2018 through the Reg-ent registry. 79 groups and 108 individuals achieved the designation “Exceptional Performer” and are eligible for additional positive payment adjustments, including a share of the 2018 bonus pool of $500,000,000. Follow other practice leaders who have successfully reported MIPS via Reg-ent. Sign up and get started today.

https://www.entnet.org/Reg-ent-MIPS-2019-Reporting

@AAOHNS members who call @CityOfNOLA home, share some of the things they love about their city. Join us in New Orleans, Louisiana, at #OTOMTG19 September 15-18, by registering today! http://www.entannualmeeting.org

@AAOHNS members who call @CityOfNOLA home, share some of the things they love about their city. Join us in New Orleans, Louisiana, at #OTOMTG19 September 15-18, by registering today! http://www.entannualmeeting.org

@AAOHNS members who call @CityOfNOLA home, share some of the things they love about their city. Join us in New Orleans, Louisiana, at #OTOMTG19 September 15-18, by registering today! http://www.entannualmeeting.org/

AAO-HNS members who call @CityOfNOLA home, share some of the things they love about their city. Join us in New Orleans, Louisiana, at #OTOMTG19 September 15-18, by registering today! http://www.entannualmeeting.org/

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2019 Annual Meeting & OTO Experience

Experts in the Specialty to Present Groundbreaking Science at #OTOMTG19

OTO experts from around the globe and all subspecialties will connect in ONE location to present and discuss the latest science at the AAO-HNSF 2019 Annual Meeting & OTO Experience, September 15-18, in New Orleans, LA. Discover groundbreaking advancements and research in the specialty through this year’s dynamic program featuring 261 Expert Series Sessions, 134 Panel Presentations, 591 Poster Presentations, 340 Orals Presentations, 24 Master of Surgery Videos, and 53 International Symposium sessions. Register now for the best rate!

https://www.mcisemi.com/aaohnsf2019/

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Registration is open for the AAO-HNSF 2019 Annual Meeting & OTO Experience! Register today to take advantage of the early registration rate for #OTOMTG19 Where Experts and Science Converge! https://www.mcisemi.com/aaohnsf2019/

Registration is open for the AAO-HNSF 2019 Annual Meeting & OTO Experience! Register today to take advantage of the early registration rate for #OTOMTG19 Where Experts and Science Converge! https://www.mcisemi.com/aaohnsf2019/

#OTOMTG19: Where Experts and Science Converge!

New Orleans, host to the AAO-HNSF 2019 Annual Meeting & OTO Experience, serves as the intersection where there’s no wrong turn, from groundbreaking education sessions to networking events with the global ENT community to the OTO Experience. This year’s theme is woven throughout the entire conference. Register today for the premier event for the specialty, September 15-18.

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Registration is now open for #OTOMTG19 - join colleagues from around the world "Where Experts and Science Converge" in New Orleans, LA, September 15-18. https://www.mcisemi.com/aaohnsf2019/

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8 of the best restaurants in New Orleans

Calling all #foodies - here's another reason to attend #OTOMTG19 in New Orleans, LA, September 15-18! https://www.cnn.com/travel/article/new-orleans-best-restaurants/index.html

cnn.com For those looking for a taste New Orleans' best, start with these eight restaurants from Leah Chase, Emeril Lagasse, Donald Link and Nina Compton.

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AAO-HNSF 2019 Annual Meeting & OTO Experience

From foodies to music lovers to art enthusiasts, New Orleans has something for everyone. Watch this video for insider tips from Louisiana otolaryngologists on visiting the Big Easy during #OTOMTG19. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OJ7Yc-v4Y74&feature=youtu.be

Join us in New Orleans, LA, September 15-18, for the premier event for the specialty! This year’s conference will educate otolaryngologist-head and neck surg...

Attend the AAO-HNSF Joint Meeting: The 90th Annual Meeting of the German Society of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, in conjunction with the 13th International Forum takes place May 29 - June 1 in Berlin, Germany. https://www.hno.org/2019/index.html

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#OTOMTG19 Registration Opens May 6

Experts and science converge at the AAO-HNSF 2019 Annual Meeting & OTO Experience, September 15-18, in New Orleans, LA. Take advantage of the lowest rate and sign up for popular events such as preconference workshops, Lunch with the Experts, the botany tour, and more by registering early.

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Calling all medical students interested in the ENT specialty in Chicago!

Join us for a panel discussion and networking event hosted by AAO-HNS and the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Otolaryngologists with different backgrounds will cover hot topics such as research, interest surgeries, work-life balance and more. Registration is free by visiting: https://bit.ly/2VEvddC

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NIH names Dr. Debara L. Tucci as the next director of the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders

Congratulations to Debara L. Tucci, MD, MS, MBA, for being named the new Director of the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders @NIDCD

https://www.nih.gov/news-events/news-releases/nih-names-dr-debara-l-tucci-next-director-national-institute-deafness-other-communication-disorders

nih.gov Dr. Tucci will join NIH on September 3, 2019.

James C. Denneny III, MD, AAO-HNSF EVP/CEO and J. Pablo Stolovitzky, MD, AAO-HNSF Coordinator for International Affairs attending the AAO-HNSF Joint Meeting with the 69th National Congress of the Mexican Society of Otorhinolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery (SMORLCCC) in Mazatlán, Mexico. The conference brings together specialists from Mexico, Latin America, Europe, and the United States for education and scientific interaction. Dr. Denneny served as guest of honor to the Opening Ceremony.

https://www.smorlcongreso.org/

Calling all medical students interested in the ENT specialty in Chicago!

Join us for a panel discussion and networking event hosted by AAO-HNS and the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Otolaryngologists with different backgrounds will cover hot topics such as research, interest surgeries, work-life balance and more. Registration is free by visiting: https://bit.ly/2VEvddC

Accepting Nominations for the 2019 #BOGENT Awards

The Board of Governors (BOG) seeks your nominations for the BOG Model Society Award and BOG Practitioner Excellence Award. Learn more about these prestigious awards to recognize your colleagues and societies. Deadline to submit applications is April 30.

https://www.entnet.org/content/bog-awards-offer-opportunities-recognize-your-outstanding-colleagues

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