Call for Science
The AAO-HNSF Annual Meeting & OTO Experience education program offers otolaryngologists and other healthcare professionals a series of unique and dynamic education experiences designed to broaden and enrich their practice of otolaryngology—head and neck surgery and to provide a foundation for continued learning. The Annual Meeting & OTO Experience’s program format, including scientific sessions, instruction courses, miniseminars, and scientific posters, provides for the application of knowledge, competence, and performance of accepted methods of diagnosis and treatment and new developments in the field.
Following is a description of each of the program formats offered at the AAO-HNSF Annual Meeting & OTO Experience for submission:
Instruction Courses are one- or two-hour sessions led by key opinion leader(s) on current diagnostic, therapeutic approaches, and practice management topics. The submission should address the following:
- Review of present knowledge and approaches
- Review of state-of-the-art diagnosis, therapeutic approaches and care
- Presentation of the combination of evidence-based data and expert opinions
- Review of the synthesis of opinions
A maximum of 2 speakers per hour with the lead instructor counting as one, if applicable.
Miniseminars are one- or two-hour sessions presented by expert panelists involving interactive, in-depth, state-of-the-art presentations. The submission should address one or more of the following:
- Review of case-based studies
- Presentation of pro and con debates
- Exploring controversial topics
- Exploring different and alternative approaches
- Presentation of expert opinions of key opinion leaders
- Presentation of cutting-edge knowledge
A maximum of 3 speakers per hour in addition to a moderator.
Scientific Oral Presentations
A series of three to six minute presentations focusing on current evidence -based research, surgical procedures and approaches in clinical sciences and its application to patient care with two-minutes of questions and answers. Material should be unpublished and a manuscript is required to be submitted to Otolaryngolgy-HNS
Visual displays detailing the latest advancements in Otolaryngology research that allow the viewer the opportunity to appraise and assimilate scientific evidence for improved patient care practices.
Masters of Surgery Video Presentations
Short-lecture demonstration videos of key surgical procedures performed by Otolaryngologist-Head and Neck Surgeons. A 60-minute time slot will include six lectures.
Call for Science
November 14, 2016 - Instruction Course, Miniseminar, and International Symposium proposal site opens
January 2, 2017 - Instruction Course, Miniseminar, and International Symposium proposal site closes
January 6, 2017 - Scientific Oral, Poster, and Masters of Surgery Video presentation proposal site opens
February 6, 2017 - Scientific Oral, Poster, and Masters of Surgery Video presentation proposal site closes