The largest organization in the world that represents otolaryngologists and other head and neck specialists, the AAO-HNS currently has around 12,000 members. Dedicated to advancing the field, the AAO-HNS works together with its foundation, the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Foundation, Inc. (AAO-HNSF), to provide various research, education, and networking opportunities to professionals.
The AAO-HNSF’s main education and networking event is the Annual Meeting and OTO EXPO. The event draws more than 5,500 professionals from around the world and is designed for researchers, practicing otolaryngologists, and senior professors. It also welcomes various international societies, residents, and fellows-in-training. At the event, attendees will have the chance to share their knowledge with colleagues and to participate in various educational sessions in order to expand their perspectives and advance the specialty. This year’s annual meeting will be held in Dallas, Texas, from September 27 to September 30, 2015.