COSM/COVID-19

Please know we are committed to the best practice
for attendees' health and welfare and for that reason
COSM 2020 in Atlanta, GA has been cancelled due to concerns surrounding COVID19.  

We wish to thank our 2020 ANS President, Dr. Nikolas Blevins for his leadership and guidance, the Scientific Program Committee, the ANS Education Committee led by Dr. Howard Francis, our abstract presenters, our invited guest lecturers, and the moderators and panelists. 

We also want to encourage our abstract presenters to submit an abstract for the 2021 meeting in New Orleans, April 7-11, 2021! 
Call for Papers July 20, 2020 - October 15, 2020

TO ALL- Stay safe and well in these turbulent times. 

THE COSM e-POSTER SESSION WILL LAUNCH ON
MAY 15, 2020!
 

DEADLINE TO UPLOAD YOUR E-POSTER TO GENIGRAPHICS 
BY 1 PM Central Time APRIL 30
 

CLICK HERE to read virtual poster guidelines and see images with instructions to upload your poster and audio file.

THERE WILL BE A 30-DAY VIEWING PERIOD
TO EARN CME


THERE IS NO PENALTY FOR OPTING OUT, THIS IS COMPLETELY VOLUNTARY. THIS INVITATION WILL BE EXTENDED TO OUR PODIUM PRESENTERS AS WELL.

WE HOPE ALL POSTER PRESENTERS WILL PARTICIPATE, HOWEVER, IF YOU ARE UNABLE DUE TO SCHEDULE/TIME CONSTRAINTS, PLEASE NOTIFY THE ANS ADMIN OFFICE BY APRIL 8 


PODIUM PRESENTERS WHO WANT TO PARTICIPATE IN THE VPS MUST CONFIRM WITH ANS ADMIN BY APRIL 3!

NEW! e-POSTER DEADLINE!  The deadline to upload is  April 30, 2020 

Go to www.genigraphics.com/COSM to upload your ePoster file and optional 3-minute audio file. 

All authors offered participation in the Virtual Poster Session are strongly encouraged to submit related manuscripts to O&N for publication consideration.  O&N remains the ANS & AOS societies means of publishing the high-quality content presented at our meetings.  Although this year’s Spring meeting will take on a new format, we sincerely hope that all authors will submit manuscripts from their VPS contribution to our journal.

55th ANNUAL ANS SPRING MEETING HAS BEEN CANCELLED
Atlanta, GA
April 24-26, 2020

Click here to view the preliminary ANS Spring 2020 Program!

(Primary authors/presenters, please note your presentation time/day, Saturday or Sunday, April 25-26, 2020. This cannot be changed. 

Click here to view selected Oral abstracts
Click here to read AV GUIDELINES for ALL COSM SPEAKERS

Click here to view the selected Poster abstracts
Click here to read POSTER GUIDELINES for COSM PRESENTERS
Go to www.genigraphics.com/COSM to upload your ePoster file.

COSM will again offer 2020 Travel Awards. The application is now available: https://cosm.md/cosm-travel-award/


With record breaking award submissions to choose from, the ANS chose to recognize TWO Trainee,  TWO Fellow and one Torok award recipient this year. Thank you to all the authors who submitted a manuscript or abstract for consideration. They were all high quality and very well received. 

We’d like to extend our CONGRATULATIONS to the following individuals,
recipients of the ANS 2020 awards! 

Neurotology Fellow Award 
Dr. Matthew Crowson,  Sunnybrook Health Sciences Center, University of Toronto 
Predicting Post-Operative Cochlear Implant Performance Using Supervised Machine Learning 


Neurotology Fellow Award
Dr. Kenny Lin, Michigan Ear Institute 
Hearing Outcomes After Surgical Manipulation of the Membranous Labyrinth during Superior Semicircular Canal Dehiscence Repair or Posterior Semicircular Canal Occlusion” 


ANS Trainee Award (Clinical)
Dr. John Marinelli, San Antonio Military Medical Center
Natural History of Growing Sporadic Vestibular Schwannomas: An Argument for Observation Despite Documented Growth in Select Cases 


ANS Trainee Award (Basic Science)
Dr. Armine Kocharyan, Case Western Reserve School of Medicine
Repurposing an Approved Drug to Prevent Deafness in Usher Syndrome 3A 


Nicholas Torok Vestibular Award
Dr. Tiffany P. Hwa, University of Pennsylvania

Deficits in Sensory Organization Are a Primary Contributor to Imbalance and Postural Instability
in the Aging Population”


ANS 2020 Scientific Program Committee
Nikolas H. Blevins MD, ANS President, Chair
Howard W. Francis MD, ANS Education Director
(in alphabetical order)
Jennifer C. Alyono, MD
Matthew L. Bush, MD, PhD
Daniel H. Coelho, MD
Carleton Eduardo Corrales, MD
Benjamin T. Crane, MD, PhD
Justin S. Golub, MD
Douglas M. Hildrew, MD 
Candace E. Hobson, MD 
Andrew A. McCall, MD
Theodore R. McRackan, MD
Miriam I. Redleaf, MD
Pamela C. Roehm, MD, PhD
Emily Z. Stucken, MD
Erika A. Woodson, MD
Yu-Lan Mary Ying, MD
ANS POSTER JUDGES
Wade W. Chien, MD
Ana H. Kim, MD
Stephanie A. Moody Antonio, MD
Brian P. Perry, MD