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73rd Annual Meeting

“Music, Mentorship and Motivation in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery”

June 1 – 4, 2019
Edmonton Convention Centre / Fairmont Macdonald Hotel

Dr. Frederick K. Kozak, Vancouver, BC

Local Arrangements Chair
Dr. Eddie Eksteen, Edmonton, AB

Scientific Program Chair
Dr. Vincent Lin, Toronto, ON

Guest Speakers
Dr. Charles Limb, San Fransico,  CA                                                                                          Canadian Forces Major Jameel Janjua, Calgary, AB
Dr. Nadine Caron, Vancouver, BC

To view the scientific program  and more information about the upcoming meeting please click here.

CSOHNS Lab Coats  

We are taking orders for white lab coats with the Society’s logo and the words “Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery” or “ORL-chirurgie cervico-faciale” embroidered on the left pocket.  They can be personalized with your name and subspecialty title.

DEADLINE to place orders for pickup at the Edmonton annual meeting – Friday, April 26, 2019.

Order Form


Fellowship Notice, McGill University

McGill University is currently looking for a clinical pediatric otolaryngology fellow for a 12-month position starting July 1 2019.

The fellow will train along 2 junior residents and 7 active pediatric otolaryngology attendings at the Montreal Children’s Hospital. You will be expected to run a weekly fellow clinic and attend sub-specialty multidisciplinary clinics including a complex otology, velopharyngeal insufficiency, salivary management, reflux, dysphagia nad vascular anomalies clinics. You will acquire surgical experience in all types of tertiary pediatric otolaryngology cases such as endoscopic and open airway, complex head and neck, endoscopic sinus surgery and skull base, complex otologic surgery including BAHA and endoscopic ear surgery, velopharyngeal insufficiency and sialoendoscopy. The fellow will attend weekly conferences/teaching sessions and be involved in resident and medical student teaching. There are also research opportunities available. This is a fully funded fellowship position.

Please contact Dr. Melanie Duval for further information: [email protected]

Call for Nominations

Co-Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

Below please find  description/terms of reference for the Co-EIC position.  Interested candidates are asked to submit a letter of interest with a brief vision statement as well as a curriculum vitae to the Nominating Committee chair, Dr. Erin Wright ([email protected]) with a copy to Donna Humphrey ([email protected]).  Deadline for applications will be April 29, 2019.

Terms of Reference/Job Description for the Co-Editor(s)-in-Chief


  • Promote the journal
  • Sets the journal strategy, mechanisms and policies.
  • Monitors the journals performance and, optimizes the journals impact factor through continually improving the quality of publications.
  • Presents unbiased, independent, and professional advice to the associate editors maintains confidentiality about board activities and discussion, and in doing so abides by the conflict of interest policy.
  • Assesses the associate editors’ recommendations regarding manuscripts for quality, interest level and scientific merit in a timely manner, ideally 7 days.
  • Manages the editorial process.
  • Recommends associate editors for the peer review process
  • Chairs the editorial board meetings
  • Project management of special issues and thematic series.
  • Solicits and recommends external editorial board membership and mentors junior editorial board members.

 Required Attributes:

  • An established track record of research, scholarship, peer review, scientific publication and evidence based medicine.
  • Established publication editorial experience such as associate editor, handling editor, etc.
  • Declared conflict of interest to the society (financial, other journal or societal membership).
  • Well-developed expertise in the area of OHNS.
  • Excellent writing and other communication skills.
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills.
  • The Journal is committed to work alongside the publisher and the Canadian Society of Otolaryngology stakeholders to improve inclusivity.
  • There should be an effort made to represent diversity of region and institution in the selection of the co-editors in chief.
  • Because of the close working relationship, it is important but not required that the existing co- editor in chief agree to the incoming co-editor in chief.

Five years renewable once  

Other Positions, 2019/2020

The following positions are open for nominations –

  • 2nd Vice-president Elect (2023 AGM)
  • Regional Representative for Ontario
  • Historian
  • Physician Resources Chair

Positions will be decided during the business meeting at the Edmonton Annual meeting, Tuesday, June 4, 2019.  Interested individuals should send a CV along with a letter explaining why they would be right for the position.  Submissions can be emailed, faxed or mailed to:  Dr. Erin Wright, Nominating Committee Chair, c/o CSOHNS, 68 Gilkison St., ELORA, ON N0B 1S0, Email – [email protected]

2019 Membership Dues

To pay your 2019 dues please click here.





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2018 November Bulletin (.pdf)


Top 10 Reasons to be a Member of the Society

  • It is the right thing to do!
  • Attend the Annual Scientific Meeting at a reduced rate.
  • Waive the publication fee for accepted articles to the Journal of Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery (worth $1750 USD).
  • Access on-line resources including CPD online courses with credit – COMING SOON.
  • Advocate for your patients as part of a national body in your scope of practice.
  • Collaborate with your colleagues from coast to coast to coast.
  • Enhance your credibility by belonging to your National Society.
  • Socialize with your peers in all disciplines of Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery.
  • Professional development opportunities.
  • Access or assist in developing professional standards and guidelines for our profession.

Join now … click here


Employment Opportunities

NEW(Apr 17/19)
Locum Otolaryngologist-Head and Neck Surgeon needed for Toronto community academic hospital.  This would be ideal for a new graduate.  Position entails 4 half days of general otolaryngology clinic and 5.5 half days of operating room exposure being first assist performing mostly endocrine surgery, neck dissections and otologic surgery.  There will be a stipend for call coverage.  The position is for 1 year renewable to 2 years.  Please contact Dr. Al Chiodo, Otolaryngologist-in-Chief, Michael Garron Hospital, Toronto East Health Network, University of Toronto at 416-277-1292 or [email protected].

NEW(Apr 16/19)
The Department of Surgery is looking for a locum otolaryngologist to join the surgical team at Cambridge Memorial Hospital as of July 1, 2019.  Read More

Still Available(Apr 3/19)
The Toronto location of the Canadian Hearing Society, Department of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology invites applications for an Otolaryngologist.  Read More

(Mar 26/19)
Opportunity for an Otolaryngologist to establish or expand their Practice within an independent multidisciplinary clinic in Ottawa East. Work alongside a qualified Audiologist with significant ENT testing experience, a Speech-Language Pathologist and a Physiotherapist who is experienced in the treatment of the head, neck and TMJ areas.  Read More

(Mar 19/19)
McMaster University in conjunction with St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton is seeking an academic Otolaryngologist specializing in head and neck oncology. A commitment and demonstrated interest in surgical education at all levels is essential.  Read More

(Mar 19/19)
McMaster University in conjunction with St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton is seeking an academic Otolaryngologist specializing in head and neck oncology. Those with leadership training and or experience in leadership roles are encouraged to apply. Read More

(Mar 15/19)
Kelowna is seeking an Otolaryngologist with a fellowship in head and neck surgery to join our team.        Read More

(Mar 15/19)
Kamloops is seeking a full-time general Otolaryngologist to join our collegial group.  Read More

(Feb 13/19)
The Department of Otolaryngology is looking for a otolaryngologist-head and neck surgeon.  Read More

(Jan 14/19)
Cambridge Memorial Hospital, the Department of Surgery is looking for a Locum Otolaryngologist to join the surgical team as of May 2019 for one year.  Read More

(Jan 10/19)
The Department of Otolaryngology at the Kootney Boundary Regional Hospital is seeking a general otolaryngologist.  Read More

(Jan 3/19)
Bluewater Health seeks a full-time otolaryngologist to manage and treat adult and pediatric patients within the hospital and the Sarnia-Lambton community.  Read More

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