Journal of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery

Call for Interest: Co-Editor-in-Chief

After 10 years in the position, Dr. Erin Wright will be stepping down as Co-Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery in June 2017. This notice will serve as a call for interest to fill this vacancy. The current Editors have recommended to Council that the Co-Editor model be maintained. In addition, our publisher has recommended replacing the Editors in a staggered fashion to permit continuity and enable a smooth transition over two years. As such, the plan is for Dr. Hadi Seikaly to step down in 2018 with his replacement to be chosen nearer that time.  Editor-in-Chief role overview

Interested candidates should advise Dr. Peter Spafford (, Nominating Committee Chair, of their interest and supply a letter of interest and brief vision statement. Deadline for letter of interest submission is February 15, 2017.

Journal of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery is the official publication of the Canadian Society of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, and is affiliated with the International Society for Maxillofacial Rehabilitation (ISMR).

Journal of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery

Journal of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, which has transferred to BioMed Central’s publishing platform, is an open access, peer-reviewed journal publishing on all aspects and sub-specialties of otolaryngology-head & neck surgery, including pediatric and geriatric otolaryngology, rhinology & anterior skull base surgery, otology/neurotology, facial plastic & reconstructive surgery, head & neck oncology, and maxillofacial rehabilitation, as well as a broad range of related topics.
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Dr. Hadi Seikaly,
Divisional Director & Regional Section Head, Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery
8440 – 112th Street, 1E4.34 WMC

Dr. Erin Wright
Alberta Sinus Centre
8440 – 112th Street, 2D4.41 WMC

We are delighted to announce that the Journal’s new Impact Factor is 1.585. Congratulations to the co-editors Drs. Hadi Seikaly and Erin Wright for their hard work. Whether reviewing manuscripts, speaking about the journal to colleagues, commissioning reviews from colleagues etc., this result is the culmination of all their efforts.

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REMINDER: In addition to covering the article processing charge for papers presented in the Poliquin Competition, the Society covers the costs of papers submitted to the Journal when the first or senior author is an active member in good standing of the CSOHNS. For CSOHNS members submitting papers please contact Donna Humphrey at the Society’s office at for the waiver code to be entered at submission of your paper on the Editorial Manager website which will eliminate the need to provide payment information.

For those who wish to access Journal of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery articles pri or to 2013 Please contact the CSO-HNS office to be emailed this access key.