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Birth of a New Society: American Head and Neck Society Challenges for the Future

Birth of a New Society: American Head and Neck Society Challenges for the Future PRESIDENTIAL ADDRESS Birth of a New Society: American Head and Neck Society Challenges for the Future Ashok R. Shaha, MD t has been a distinct honor and privilege for me to serve as a copresident of the new Ameri- can Head and Neck Society. This has been a highlight of my academic career, and I would like to thank my wife and family for their support. I have been closely associated with the I Society of Head and Neck Surgeons (SHNS) since 1982 and have had the honor of serving in various capacities, including as secretary, for 4 years. If you do not like somebody—make him secretary! However, serving the society gave me an opportunity to develop friendships with many head and neck surgeons around the world. I have been privileged to be a part of the THE SOCIETY OF HEAD merger process of the 2 major head and AND NECK SURGEONS neck societies in the United States. I thought it would be interesting to trace our his- Hayes Martin was probably the first sur- tory, where we came from, how this merger geon to use the term, “head and neck sur- occurred, and where we will be going http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png JAMA Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery American Medical Association

Birth of a New Society: American Head and Neck Society Challenges for the Future

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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright 2000 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved. Applicable FARS/DFARS Restrictions Apply to Government Use.
ISSN
2168-6181
eISSN
2168-619X
DOI
10.1001/archotol.126.3.274
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Abstract

PRESIDENTIAL ADDRESS Birth of a New Society: American Head and Neck Society Challenges for the Future Ashok R. Shaha, MD t has been a distinct honor and privilege for me to serve as a copresident of the new Ameri- can Head and Neck Society. This has been a highlight of my academic career, and I would like to thank my wife and family for their support. I have been closely associated with the I Society of Head and Neck Surgeons (SHNS) since 1982 and have had the honor of serving in various capacities, including as secretary, for 4 years. If you do not like somebody—make him secretary! However, serving the society gave me an opportunity to develop friendships with many head and neck surgeons around the world. I have been privileged to be a part of the THE SOCIETY OF HEAD merger process of the 2 major head and AND NECK SURGEONS neck societies in the United States. I thought it would be interesting to trace our his- Hayes Martin was probably the first sur- tory, where we came from, how this merger geon to use the term, “head and neck sur- occurred, and where we will be going

Journal

JAMA Otolaryngology - Head & Neck SurgeryAmerican Medical Association

Published: Mar 1, 2000

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