Trainee Award

First awarded: 1990
Funding provided by: Dr. Joseph Touma 1990-99 & the American Neurotology Society

Submission Information

  • ANS offers this award for the best clinical or basic science paper in Neurotology submitted by a Resident or Fellow in training in the field of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery. Residents from any approved residency program or Fellows in Neurotology in the United States or Canada are eligible to compete.
  • Authorship: The Resident or Fellow must be the primary author. He or she must provide the main inspiration for the paper and do the literature search, data collection, original and final drafts of the article, the discussion, and the conclusions. A staff sponsor may be listed as co-author or second author. The sponsor or staff consultant may only provide editorial help, cases for study, and/or a research laboratory setting for carrying out bench research.
  • The Paper: The paper must be an original contribution, not previously published. A clinical study or basic research study is acceptable. Single-case reports or literature reviews are not acceptable. The paper must be presented in the publication format recommended by Otology & Neurotology, the official journal of the ANS. The author must submit an electronic copy of the manuscript, including illustrations. The name of the author and any other identifying information should appear on the cover sheet only.
  • The Prize: ANS has established a cash award of $1,000 for the winning paper. The author will be expected to attend the Annual ANS Spring Meeting and present the paper in person. (Abstract must be selected for ORAL presentation to be considered).
  • Deadline: Electronic submission of the manuscript should be sent to: Kristen Bordignon, ANS Administrator, administrator@americanneurotologysociety.com 
  • Submission dates for the ANS 52nd Annual Spring Meeting: October 15, 2016

Previous Recipients

Thomas R. Pasic, MD
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
1990 Palm Beach, FL
Charles A. Syms III, MD
USAF Medical Center
Lackland AFB, TX
1991

Waikoloa, HI

Eric Tallan, MD
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN
1992 Palm Desert, CA
Mark E. Reiber, MD
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Nashville, TN
1993 Los Angeles, CA
Gary B. Coleman, MD
University of Michigan
Detroit, MI
1994 Palm Beach, FL
Donald D. Robertson, MD
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
1995 Palm Desert, CA
Greg A. Krempl, MD
University of Texas
San Antonio, TX
1997 Scottsdale, AZ
Bac H. Nguyen, MD
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN
1998 Palm Beach, FL
Jennifer L. Maw, MD
Hearing Institute for Children & Adults
San Jose, CA
1999 Palm Desert, CA
Wayne E. Berryhill, MD
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN
2000 Orlando, FL
Dmitriy Niyazov
Medical Student
Los Angeles, CA
2001 Palm Desert, CA
Stacey L. Halum, MD
Medical College of Wisconsin
Milwaukee, WI
2003 Nashville, TN
Norman N. Ge, MD
Davis Medical Center
Sacramento, CA
2004 Phoenix, AZ
Ritvik P. Mehta, MD
Massachusetts Eye & Ear
Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
2005 Boca Raton, FL
Wade Chien, MD
Massachusetts Eye & Ear
Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
2006 Chicago, IL
Hideko Heidi Nakajima, MD, PhD
Massachusetts Eye & Ear
Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
2009 Phoenix, AZ
Yuri Agrawal, MD
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Baltimore, MD
2012 San Diego, CA
Samuel A. Spear, MD
The Ohio State University
Columbus, OH
2013 Orlando, FL
Christine T. Dinh, MD
University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine
Miami, FL
2014 Las Vegas, NV
James Naples, MD
University of Connecticut
Farmington, CT
2015 Boston, MA
Jacob B. Hunter, MD  
Vanderbilt University 
Nashville, TN
2016
Chicago, IL