General Assemblies

BOARD OF GOVERNORS (BOG) GENERAL ASSEMBLY

The BOG is the grassroots member network of the AAO-HNS and is composed of local, state, regional, and national otolaryngology societies from across the United States and Canada. The General Assembly provides the opportunity to hear BOG committee reports, candidate speeches for BOG office, remarks from the Academy’s president, EVP/CEO, and BOG leadership. Governors or Alternate Governors are expected to attend this event, cast their votes on behalf of their society on issues and candidates, and report/share the content and events of the General Assembly with their society members. All AAO-HNS members are invited to attend as non-voting guests.

INTERNATIONAL ADVISORY BOARD (IAB) GENERAL ASSEMBLY

The International Assembly is a forum that all international members are invited to attend, where the issues of the day pertaining to our membership abroad will be discussed. Select members will also be recognized.

SECTION FOR RESIDENTS & FELLOWS-IN-TRAINING (SRF) GENERAL ASSEMBLY

This year’s meeting will feature presentations from AAO-HNS leaders, a keynote speaker, section elections, an update of the annual SRF survey, and an awards presentation. As a medical student, resident, or fellows-in-training, this is an ideal venue to meet colleagues, have a voice in the Academy, and get involved in AAO-HNS initiatives and activities.

WOMEN IN OTOLARYNGOLOGY (WIO) SECTION GENERAL ASSEMBLY

The WIO Section exists to enhance the careers of women otolaryngologists. Join WIO members and supporters for presentations from AAO-HNS leaders, a keynote speaker, section elections, and an awards presentation.

YOUNG PHYSICIANS SECTION (YPS) GENERAL ASSEMBLY

This event will feature presentations relevant to critical issues facing young physicians.