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The mission of the American Otological Society, Inc. shall be:
• to advance and promote medical and surgical otology/neurotology and lateral
skull base surgery including the rehabilitation of individuals with hearing
and balance disorders.
• to encourage, promote, and sponsor research in otology/neurotology and
lateral skull base surgery and related disciplines.
• to conduct an annual meeting of the members for the presentation and
discussion of scientific papers and the transaction of business affairs of
• to publish the peer reviewed papers and discussions presented during
the scientific program and the proceedings of the business meetings.
EDUCATIONAL MISSION STATEMENT
The Educational Mission of the American Otological Society is to foster dialog
on, and dissemination of, information pertaining to advances in the understanding
and management of otologic and neurotologic disorders. It is expected that the
CME program of the AOS will enhance the competency of the participant in otology/neurotology
and lateral skull base surgery.
Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) is responsible
for the Accreditation of post-MD medical training programs within the
United States. Accreditation is accomplished through a peer review process
and is based upon established standards and guidelines.