Thank you for your interest in Membership in the
Minnesota Academy of Otolaryngology. 

 

Why should you join the MAO?

  • Advocacy at the Capitol and within state agencies.  
  • Support the organization that is your representative in the local medical community.
  • Professional development opportunities.
  • Leadership opportunities through our committees and Board. 
  • Networking with local otolaryngologists, residents, industry representatives, and invited speakers. 
  • Social events for more networking and fun.
  • Periodic updates on legislative, regulatory and medical news.
  • FREE Annual CME Conference. 

Candidates for active membership ($325)

  • hold a degree of Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine; and
  • hold a valid and unrestricted license to practice medicine in Minnesota; and
  • have completed board certification requirements in Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery by the American Board of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery or by the Royal College of Surgeons or other medical specialty board acceptable to the Council of the Academy.

Candidates for allied membership ($200)

  • hold a degree as a Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner, and
  • hold a valid and unrestricted license to practice in the state in which the provider's practice is located; and
  • work in an otolaryngology office

Candidates for out of state active membership ($125)

  • hold a degree of Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine; and
  • hold a valid and unrestricted license to practice medicine in the state in which the physician’s practice is located; and
  • have completed board certification requirements in Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery by the American Board of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery or by the Royal College of Surgeons or other medical specialty board acceptable to the Council of the Academy.

Candidates for resident membership (free)

  • All Residents in an otolaryngology training program in Minnesota are eligible for membership.

Candidates for retired membership (free)

  • meet all the requirements for initial Active Membership to the Academy, and
  • are retired from the active practice of medicine after having been an Active Member for at least ten years, or
  • are 65 years of age or older, orHave been an Active Member of the Academy for at least thirty-five years regardless of retirement status.
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