International Outreach

International outreach, worldwide collaboration, and exchange of information and education are the goals for the international program of the Foundation and Academy.

With its tradition of a century of education, the AAO-HNS/F is deeply involved in exchange of medical, scientific, and research information with otolaryngologists—head and neck surgeons around the globe.

Opportunities

Additional Information

Title: 
International Corresponding Societies (ICS)
Body: 

Past Coordinator for International Affairs Eugene N. Myers, MD developed a unique program of International Corresponding Societies which affiliate with the Academy on a peer-to-peer level. ICS leaders meet informally with Academy leaders for discussions on issues of mutual interest. The Academy Board of Governors is proactively exploring ways to assist ICS participants with their socioeconomic issues such as managed care, reimbursement, and defending their scope of practice.

Starting with the Spanish Society of ORL-HNS in 1997, the number of societies has grown to 42:

  1. Africa - College of Surgeons of East, Central, and Southern Africa (COSECSA)
  2. Americas - Interamerican Association of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngoogy (IAPO)
  3. Americas - Panamerican Association of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
  4. Arabian Gulf - Gulf Cooperation Council of Otorhinolaryngological, Head and Neck Society
  5. Argentina - Federation of Argentinean Societies of Otolaryngology (F.A.S.O.)
  6. Brazil - Brazilian Association of Otorhinolaryngology
  7. Brazil - Brazilian Society of Head and Neck
  8. Caribbean - Caribbean Association of Otolaryngology
  9. Chile - Chilean Society of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  10. China - Hong Kong College of Otorhinolaryngologists
  11. China-World - Chinese Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  12. Colombia - Colombian Association of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck, Maxillofacial and Esthetic Facial Surgery
  13. Czech Republic - Czech Society of Otolaryngology--Head and Neck Surgery
  14. Dominican Republic - Dominican Society of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  15. Ecuador - Ecuadorian Academy of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  16. Egypt - Egyptian Society of Ear Nose and Throat and Allied Sciences (ESENTAS)
  17. Egypt - Egyptian Otorhinolaryngological Society
  18. El Salvador - El Salvador Society of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
  19. France - French Society of Otorhinolaryngology
  20. Germany - German Society of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  21. Greece - Panhellenic Society of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  22. Honduras - Honduras Society of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
  23. Hungary - Hungarian Oto-Rhino-Laryngological Society
  24. India - Association of Otolaryngologists of India
  25. Iraq - Iraqi Kurdistan Society of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  26. Iraq - Iraqi Society of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
  27. Israel - Israeli Society of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  28. Japan - Japanese Society of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  29. Jordan - Jordanian Society of Otorhinolaryngology
  30. Kenya - Kenya Ear Nose and Throat Society (KENTS)
  31. Lebanon - Lebanese Society of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology and Head and Neck
  32. Malaysia - Malaysian Society of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  33. Mexico - Federation of Otolaryngological Colleges and Societies of the Mexican Republic (FESORMEX)
  34. Mexico - Mexican Society of Otorhinolaryngology--Head and Neck Surgery
  35. New Zealand - New Zealand Society of Otolaryngology
  36. Nicaragua - Nicaraguan Association of Otolaryngology
  37. Nigerian - Society of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  38. Pakistan - Pakistani Society of Otorhinolaryngology - Head and Neck
  39. Panama - Panamanian Society of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  40. Paraguay - Paraguayan Society of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery 
  41. Peru - Peruvian Society of Otolaryngology and Facial Surgery
  42. Philippines - Philippine Society of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  43. Portugal - Portuguese Society of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  44. Serbia - Serbian Society of Otorhinolaryngology
  45. Singapore - Singapore Society of Otorhinolaryngology
  46. Slovakia - Slovak Society of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  47. South Korea - Korean Society of Otolaryngology
  48. South Africa - South African Society of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
  49. Spain - Spanish Society of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  50. Taiwan - Taiwan Society of Otolaryngology
  51. Turkey - Turkish Otorhinolaryngology and Head Neck Surgery Society
  52. Turkey - Turkish Voice, Speech, Swallowing Society
  53. Venezuela - Venezuelan Society of Otorhinolaryngology
  54. Vietnam - Vietnamese Society of Otolaryngology--Head and Neck Surgery
  55. Zimbabwe - Zimbabwean Society of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

To apply for International Corresponding Society (ICS) status, please contact the International Affairs Department at international@entnet.org.

Title: 
International Grants and Scholarships
Body: 

The AAO-HNSF offers a variety of grants and scholarships to aid and encourage those who further the mission of otolaryngology on an international scale. 

International Visiting Scholarships (IVS)
For the Annual Meeting & OTO EXPO, the AAO-HNSF offers a limited number of scholarships to junior academics from developing countries (General IVS). In addition, there are scholarships from Indian ENTs (Indian IVS), a Latin American ENT (de la Cruz IVS) a woman ENT (Nancy L. Snyderman, MD, IVS), and others specifically designed.

The grant of $2,000 goes toward airfare, hotel, and other expenses. Return completed applications by May 1. To learn more, email international@entnet.org.

General IVS Guidelines and Information
General IVS Apply Now

IVS for Indians Guidelines and Information
IVS for Indians Apply Now

De la Cruz IVS para un otorrinolaringologo Latinoamericano: Guia e Informacion
De La Cruz IVS Aplicar ahora

Nancy L. Snyderman, MD International Woman Otolaryngologist Scholarship Guidelines and Information
Nancy L. Snyderman IVS Apply Now

***********************************************************************************

International Travel Grant to Annual Meeting

Attention!

Foreign visitors studying in U.S. or Canadian otolaryngology departments
Are you a junior faculty member now studying in the U.S.A. or Canada? You may be eligible for one of five grants of up to $1,000 each to attend our AAO-HNSF Annual Meeting. These grants are not available to citizens of the U.S.A. or Canada or to foreign nationals studying outside the U.S.A. Don't wait! The AAO-HNSF must receive your application no later than April 15. To apply, click here.

Title: 
2014 AAO-HNSF Annual Meeting & OTO EXPO℠
Body: 

Guest Countries

We are pleased to announce that the Guest Countries for the 2014 AAO-HNSF Annual Meeting & OTO EXPO℠ are Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Saudi Arabia, and the United Kingdom. Please visit the Annual Meeting Web Site to learn more.

Special Events

Annual Meeting of Otolaryngologists of Indian Heritage (AAOIH)
The President and the Board of Governors of the American Association of Otolaryngologists of Indian Heritage (AAOIH) cordially invite you to attend our 37th Annual Dinner Meeting.