The organization is organized and shall be operated to promote the common professional interests of otolaryngologists in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and in connection therewith to acquire, assemble, preserve and disseminate information about the practice of otolaryngology-head and neck surgery; to provide accurate and reliable information pertaining to the economics of the practice of otolaryngology-head and neck surgery; to stimulate and promote cooperation and exchange of professional information among otolaryngologists; to provide mutual advancement and the promotion of the economic interests otolaryngologists; to promote and advance a mutual interest among practicing otolaryngologists and to cultivate social intercourse among them; to acquaint and inform the public as to the objectives of the Society and to stimulate public opinion and reaction to these ends by providing information that will foster, encourage and stimulate these purposes.
What is Otolaryngology?Otolaryngology (pronounced oh/toe/lair/in/goll/oh/jee) is one of the oldest medical specialties in the United States. Otolaryngologists are physicians trained in the medical and surgical management and treatment of patients with diseases and disorders of the ear, nose, throat (ENT), and related structures of the head and neck. They are commonly referred to as ENT physicians. Otolaryngologists diagnose, treat, and manage specialty-specific disorders in both children and adults.