Welcome to the Minnesota Academy of Otolaryngology

The Minnesota Academy of Otolaryngology is the premier organization for ear, nose, and throat doctors in the state of Minnesota.

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.

The MAO is comprised of more than 160 members in various practice and academic settings from throughout Minnesota and the surrounding areas. The MAO works hard to produce quality educational programs and networking opportunities as well as advocate on behalf of our patients and members.


Why Join 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.
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MAO Board Elections
at Midwinter CME Conference

We will hold elections for our open Board positions during the January 12 Membership Meeting.  Open positions include President-elect, Treasurer, and Member at Large.  All members are eligible to serve. 

Term of service for President-elect and Treasurer is 1 year and for Member at Large is 3 years.  Terms will begin immediately upon election.  All members of the Board are expected to attend four Board meetings per year in addition to our Midwinter CME Conference and any other official MAO meetings/events held throughout the year.

Interested in serving?  Please let us know.