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Active Fellowship is achieved by presenting a thesis in the field of otolaryngology considered acceptable to a panel of peers. The first step in becoming a candidate for
Active Fellowship is proposal for Fellowship by two voting Fellows of the Society (Active, Senior or Emeritus). Otolaryngologists must be certified by the American Board of
Otolaryngology or the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons, have been in practice, teaching or research for at least three years post-training, have published a minimum
of two papers in peer refereed journals, met the meetings attendance requirement, as well as other requirements for candidacy. To review the criteria check our
Active Fellowship Guidelines/Administrative Process. The Active Fellow Application
is available for informational purposes. However, all applications must be completed online--our application process is now
CLOSED. New Candidate materials are processed once per year and ARE DUE NO LATER THAN OCTOBER 1ST of each year.
Please advise if you need additional time. Thesis information is available below.
Fellowship in the Triological Society brings the distinction of being elected to the most prestigious society in otolaryngology. Names of those who have achieved Fellowship can be found in their section of residence:
Triological Thesis Information - note new guidelines and categories
A thesis is required in order to attain Active Fellowship in the Society. Applicants for Active Fellowship must be approved by the Council and authorized to submit a thesis. Theses are due in September of each year. Candidates must adhere to the new guidelines and categories outlined in the documents below. A Thesis Advisory Committee is available to assist candidates. Information is contained in the Guidelines document.
The following awards may be made annually for excellence in theses
Membership is available to MD Otolaryngologist-Head and Neck Surgeons who have completed their accredited core residency training program and are proposed by two voting
Fellows of the Society (Active, Senior, Emeritus). This membership category is for a period of four years post-residency. Membership allows you to register for all
Triological Society meetings at the member rate (Section and Annual/COSM), you receive a subscription (paper and electronic) to the Society’s journal, The Laryngoscope,
and receive all Society publications and announcements, including requests for proposals/grant funding. Download the Post-Graduate Membership Guidelines and Post-Graduate Application
here. Application materials are accepted at any time.
Residents may become members of the Society at any time throughout their residency training program. Resident applicants must be recommended for membership by their
Program Directors. Members receive a subscription (paper and electronic) to the Society’s journal, The Laryngoscope, and receive all Society publications
and announcements. Resident members are eligible for resident research awards and travel awards if accepted for a podium or poster presentation
at our Combined Sections (Winter) Meetings and eligible for travel awards if accepted for a podium or poster presentation at our Annual Meetings at COSM.
Download the Resident Membership Guidelines and Resident Application here. Application materials are accepted at any time.
Resident membership to the Triological Society is free.
Officers and Council Members
Executive Officers of the Council
President -- Charles W. Beatty, MD FACS
President-Elect -- Mark S. Persky, MD FACS
Immediate Past President -- Fred D. Owens, MD
Executive Vice President -- Myles L. Pensak, MD FACS
Assistant Executive Vice Presidents --
Harold C. Pillsbury, MD FACS
Gerald B. Healy, MD FACS (Emeritus)
Treasurer -- Andrew H. Murr, MD FACS
CME Coordinator -- Stephen S. Park, MD
Research Liaison -- Gerald S. Berke, MD FACS
Historian -- H. Bryan Neel III, MD PhD FACS
Members of the Council
Section Vice Presidents
Eastern -- Bert W. O’Malley Jr., MD FACS
Middle -- Michael S. Benninger, MD FACS
Southern -- David J. Terris, MD FACS
Western -- Andrew N. Goldberg, MD MSCE FACS
Eastern -- Robert M. Kellman, MD FACS
Middle -- Alan G. Micco, MD FACS
Southern -- Donald T. Donovan, MD FACS
Western -- Albert L. Merati, MD FACS
Thesis Chair -- Dana M. Thompson, MD FACS
Laryngoscope Editor-in-Chief -- Michael G. Stewart, MD MPH FACS
ENTtoday Physician Editor -- Robert H. Miller, MD MBA FACS
Laryngoscope Investigative Otolaryngology
Editor-in-Chief -- D. Bradley Welling, MD PhD FACS
Military Liaison -- Michael E. Hoffer, MD FACS