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The American Neurotology Society (ANS) is committed to improving public health care through the provision of high-quality continuing medical education (CME) to our members. The overall goal of the ANS Continuing Medical Education program is to provide CME activities that will address the knowledge gaps and enhance the clinical competence of the participants. The ANS is dedicated to improving public health care through the development, dialogue and dissemination of advances in evidence-based diagnosis and management of neurotologic and related skull base disorders. The focus on the scientific advances in these combined fields is translated into approaches to quality care that are consistent with ACGME/ABMS 


Resolution on Diversity of Meeting Presenters and Participation for the American Neurotology Society and the American Otological Society

  • Whereas, the councils of the American Neurotology Society and American Otological Society desire to promote inclusivity within the membership of both organizations.
  • Whereas it is recognized that diverse leadership and diversity of presenters allows for cross pollination, of knowledge, perspective and experiences enabling a stronger and more robust educational experience for our members. 
  • Whereas the Councils of the organizations recognize the importance of acknowledging diversity among our patients, our trainees and our colleagues. 
  • Whereas, the purpose of the education programs of both organizations is to disseminate information designed to improve physician knowledge, patient care and outcomes, and advance the respective specialties.
  • Whereas, valuable scientific contributions to Otology and Neurotology by colleagues (regardless of gender, race, or other attributes) should be presented at the society’s respective meetings. 
  • Be it resolved that the Scientific Program Committees of the American Neurotology Society and American Otological Society will select speakers and panel members endeavoring to balance educational goals while promoting the diversity of our respective Societies’ memberships and educational offerings. 
  • Be it resolved the Executive Councils of the ANS and AOS will select participation at all levels of the organizations endeavoring to reflect diversity of our respective Societies’ memberships. 
Adapted by the Councils of the ANS & AOS, April 2018