Press Release - February 19, 2014

Thieme and AAO-HNSF Form Publishing Partnership

February 19, 2014
Contact: Lindsey Walter,

ALEXANDRIA, VA — Thieme Medical Publishers and the American Academy of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery Foundation (AAO-HNSF) are pleased to announce that they have established a publishing partnership. Thieme and AAO-HNSF will produce books and supplemental materials to carry out the AAO-HNSF’s vision of “empowering otolaryngologist-head and neck surgeons to deliver the best patient care.”

“Our goal is to deliver resources and educational activities that address gaps in care and improve the knowledge and competence of otolaryngologist-head and neck surgeons and otolaryngology health care providers,” said Sonya Malekzadeh, MD, Coordinator Education. “This is an important step in carrying out our strategic plan.”

Thieme President Brian Scanlan said of the partnership: “I am very excited about this joint publishing agreement between Thieme and such a highly-regarded organization as the AAO-HNSF. I look forward to working with them.”

The first publications, Geriatric Otolaryngology and Otolaryngology Review: A Lifelong Learning Manual, are expected early 2015. The books will be sold through Thieme’s global network and through AAO-HNSF.


About Thieme

Thieme Publishing Group is a medical and scientific publishing house employing more than 900 staff and maintaining offices in seven cities, including New York, Delhi, Rio and Stuttgart, Germany. Founded in 1886, the Thieme name has become synonymous with high quality and excellence in online and print publishing. Thieme publishes 150 peer-reviewed journals and more than 450 new books annually. The company has a rapidly growing array of web-based products in medicine and science. State-of-the-art online products include eNeurosurgery, Medlantis, Thieme eJournals, Thieme Electronic Book Library, the medical student website and Thieme Teaching Assistant, an innovative web-based platform for faculty. For more information about Thieme, please visit

About the AAO-HNSF

The American Academy of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery, one of the oldest medical associations in the nation, represents about 12,000 physicians and allied health professionals who specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the ears, nose, throat, and related structures of the head and neck. The Academy serves its members by facilitating the advancement of the science and art of medicine related to otolaryngology and by representing the specialty in governmental and socioeconomic issues. The Foundation works to advance the art, science, and ethical practice of otolaryngology-head and neck surgery through education, research, and lifelong learning. The organization's vision: "Empowering otolaryngologist-head and neck surgeons to deliver the best patient care."