Diversity & Inclusion 

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ANS COMMITTEES

The ANS has several standing committees. ANS members are appointed to the following Committees for three year terms. 

STANDING COMMITTEES

  • Audit Committee
  • Constitution & Bylaws Committee
  • Continuing Education Committee
  • Diversity/Inclusion Committee
  • Fellowship Committee
  • Membership & Credentials Committee
  • Research Committee
  • Scientific Program Committee
  • Social Media Committee
  • Socio-Economic Committee
  • Young Member Committee

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If you have any interest in serving on a particular Committee, please contact the Administrative Office. Vacancies are filled by the ANS President and reviewed by the Diversity/Inclusion Committee in June. Other opportunities may come up throughout the year. 


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

Adopted by the Councils of the ANS & AOS, April 2018