Alexandria, VA -- NBC's Chief Medical Editor Nancy L. Snyderman, MD, will deliver the John Conley, MD Lecture on Medical Ethics during the Opening Ceremony at the 2013 Annual Meeting & OTO EXPO℠ of the American Academy of Otolaryngology -- Head and Neck Surgery Foundation (AAO-HNS/F).
"We're very fortunate to have Dr. Snyderman speaking at this year's Opening Ceremony. Not only is she an award winning journalist and a longtime active member of the Academy, she is also a dear friend to many of us," said Dr. James L. Netterville, MD, president of the AAO-HNS/F.
Dr. Snyderman has reported from many of the world's most troubled areas and covered a wide range of topics. Her reports regularly appear on "TODAY," "NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams," "Dateline NBC," MSNBC, and MSNBC.com. Her presentation on Medical Ethics, "Conversations with Yourself: The Natural Metamorphosis of a Surgeon," will honor the Lecture's namesake. The Opening Ceremony will begin at 8:30 am on Sunday, September 29, in the West Ballroom AB of the Vancouver Convention Centre in Vancouver, BC, Canada.
The 2013 Annual Meeting & OTO EXPO will include more than 89 miniseminars, 360 instructional courses, 321 oral presentations and 397 poster presentations across all areas of otolaryngology -- head and neck surgery. The Annual Meeting highlights the latest research and clinical advances in the field, and is a venue to address common medical disorders. View the program listing for more information at http://www.
Information for the Media
The AAO-HNSF 2013 Annual Meeting & OTO EXPO newsroom will be located in the Vancouver Convention Centre in Vancouver, BC, Canada, Room 117 West. Hours of operation: Saturday, September 28, 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm; Sunday - Tuesday, September 29 - October 1, 8:00 am - 5 pm; and Wednesday, October 2, 8:00 am - 2:00 pm. The newsroom serves as a work space for credentialed members of the news media. Please see the media credentialing requirements here.
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About the AAO-HNS
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