Accreditation Information


Boston University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

ACGME Competencies

  • Patient care
  • Medical knowledge
  • Practice-based learning and improvement
  • Interpersonal and communication skills
  • Professionalism

Needs Statement

The field of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery is one of the most technologically advanced specialty and continues to evolve with new treatment options. With the changing healthcare landscape has resulted in otolaryngologists being in the forefront of healthcare change. The meeting will discuss an array of topics in the field of Otolaryngology, specifically in Head & Neck Surgery, Pediatric Otolaryngology, Otology, and Education.


At the completion of this activity, the participant should be better able to:

  • Identify best techniques for teaching professionalism to Otolaryngology trainees
  • Identify current and future innovations in thyroid cancer
  • Discuss technological advances in ear surgery.
  • Discuss complications in pediatric otolaryngology and how to avoid them
  • Describe new treatment options for HPV-related oropharyngeal cancer
  • Describe emerging treatments for deafness

Target Audience

Otolaryngologists, general surgeons, oral maxillofacial surgeons, primary care physicians, family practitioners, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, residents, audiologists, speech therapists and other interested health care professionals.


Faculty Disclosure

All planners, speakers, authors, and reviewers involved with content development for continuing education activities provided by Boston University are expected to disclose any real or perceived conflict of interest related to the content of the activity. Detailed disclosures will be included in participant materials or given prior to the start of the activity.