About the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

by admin on August 14, 2017

An experienced otolaryngology specialist, Rande Lazar, MD, has served in a number of roles with the LeBonheur Children’s Medical Center, including his current role as director of pediatric otolaryngology fellowship training with the center’s Otolaryngology Consultants of Memphis. A recognized professional in his field, Rande Lazar, MD, has presented at the American Academy of Otolarygology-Head and Neck Surgery (AAO-HNS) annual conference and was awarded a grant through the organization. Founded in 1896, the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery now represents more than 11,000 surgeons in the field, making it the largest organization for otolaryngology specialists in the world. Committed to advocacy, education, and research, the AAO-HNS is ultimately designed to help its members provide the best patient care possible. It also sponsors and promotes awareness campaigns such as Better Hearing and Speech Month, international outreach grants and scholarships, and a range of humanitarian mission trips. As a resource for its members, the AAO-HNS also offers practice management tools and professional development programs. One of the newest additions to the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery’s education resources is AcademyU, which covers both self-assessment and home study courses. As another part of AcademyU, it provides tools for members to maintain their certification. Not only can members meet their clinical fundamentals requirement, they can also access the AAO-HNS’s online lecture series. Additionally, members can access recorded versions of annual meeting review courses through AcademyU. Finally, with the academy’s AcademyQ, a knowledge assessment tool, members can access questions in eight specialties on both Android and Apple devices.

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