American Academy of Otolarygology – Head and Neck Surgery (AAO-HNS) is the world’s largest organization representing specialists who treat the ear, nose, throat, and related structures of the head and neck. The AAO-HNS is the world’s largest organization representing specialists who treat the ear, nose, throat, and related structures of the head and neck. The Academy represents approximately 12,000 otolaryngologist—head and neck surgeons who diagnose and treat disorders of those areas. The medical disorders treated by our physicians are among the most common that afflict all Americans, young and old. They include chronic ear infection, sinusitis, snoring and sleep apnea, hearing loss, allergies and hay fever, swallowing disorders, nosebleeds, hoarseness, dizziness, and head and neck cancer.
American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy: Celebrating our 75th year of member service, the American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy (AAOA) represents over 2400 Board-certified otolaryngologists and health care providers. Otolaryngology, frequently referred to as Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT), uniquely combines medical and surgical expertise to care for patients with a variety of conditions affecting the ears, nose, and throat, as well as commonly related conditions. AAOA members devote part of their practice to the diagnosis and treatment of allergic disease. The AAOA actively supports its membership through education, research, and advocacy in the care of allergic patients.
The American College of Surgeons (ACS) is a scientific and educational association of surgeons that was founded in 1913 to improve the quality of care for the surgical patient by setting high standards for surgical education and practice. From 2012 to 2013, the College observed a year-long commemoration of its Centennial, “100 Years of Inspiring Quality.”
The American Rhinologic Society’s mission is to serve, represent and advance the science and ethical practice of rhinology. The Society promotes excellence in patient care, research and education in Rhinology and Skull Base Disorders. The American Rhinologic Society is dedicated to providing communication and fellowship to the members of the Rhinologic community through on-going medical education, patient advocacy, and social programs. The ARS continuing medical education activities serve to improve professional competence, performance, and promote research.
The Alabama Society of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery is the statewide organization committed to physicians who specialize in otolaryngology. We exist to provide leadership and resources to our members as well as provide opportunities for education and networking. AlaSOHN also advocates on behalf of the profession.
The Medical Association of the State of Alabama is the professional association for some 7,000 physicians of all specialties throughout Alabama. The association exists to serve, lead and unite physicians in promoting the highest quality of health care for the people of Alabama through advocacy, information and education.
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