* Board-Certified, American Board of Otolaryngology
, Head and Neck Surgery
Most notable of the latter was the Academy of Otolaryngology, the Triological, and the Broncho-Esophagological Societies, the College of Surgeons, and the American Board of Otolaryngology. At the time of his death he was associated with his son George Taquino Jr., MD.
In 1957, under the direction of Dean Lierle, MD, from Iowa University, president of the American Board of Otolaryngology, big changes were to be made.
(8.) American Board of Otolaryngology
. Otolaryngology Board Certification Verification Page.
Many of us perceive board certification as passing the written and oral exams given by the American Board of Otolaryngology
As you all now know, the referendum concerning the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery (AAO-HNS) membership's wishes about the creation of a subcertification of the subspecialty of Neurotology by the American Board of Otolaryngology
(ABOto), which was requested to be placed on this year's AAO-HNS election ballot by a resolution of the Board of Governors (BOG) at the March 2003 meeting, is not on the ballot.
Moises Ariana gave for making his motion that the official position of the ANS was against subspecialty certification by the American Board of Otolaryngology
(ABOto) and that the president of the ANS be directed to officially transmit that information to the ABOto was that the ANS membership had voted overwhelmingly against subcertification in a poll taken by the president, but the results had not been officially conveyed to the ABOto.
It will contain a referendum of the Academy membership regarding the membership's wishes for or against the establishment of subcertification in the subspecialty of Otology and/or Neurotology by the American Board of Otolaryngology
Otolaryngologists in America may soon be receiving a questionnaire seeking their opinion regarding a subspecialty certification/examination in neurotology by the American Board of Otolaryngology
(ABOCto) scheduled for April 2004.
The American Neurotology Society (ANS) voted with an overwhelming majority at its business meeting on May 3, 2003, to make it "the official position of the ANS that it is opposed to the Certificate of Added Qualifications (CAQ) [subspecialty certification] in Otology and Neurotology" and directed the ANS president to send a letter to the American Board of Otolaryngology
stating that position.
The American Board of Otolaryngology
(ABOto) wishes to point out some factual inaccuracies in a recent editorial (Ear Nose Throat J 2003;82:237).
The question of subcertification in narrow areas of interest within our specialty by the American Board of Otolaryngology
Head and Neck Surgery (ABOto) has been controversial for both the rank and file of practicing otolaryngologists and our leaders.