Welcome to the official web site of the American Laryngological Association (ALA). This web site was established by the ALA to provide information about about the Association for members and the general public. Information regarding the upcoming annual meeting of the ALA can be found as well as an electronic form for the submission of abstracts to be considered for presentation. The site also holds programs from prior meetings, electronic versions of the transactions from these meetings, historical documents related to ALA functions, the official bylaws governing the actions of the ALA, a list of current ALA officers, membership requirements, links to websites for related organizations and an interactive directory of fellows. ALA members are encouraged to update their personal information on this site on a regular basis.
April 18-20, 2018
Combined Otolaryngology Spring Meeting (COSM)
Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center, National Harbor, Maryland
Important Dates: The 139th Annual Meeting will again convened for three (3) half-days sessions. We are enthusiatic that on the third session, we will be joined by the ABEA for a collaborative program.
President, Dr. Gady Har-El, and the Program Committee, chaired by, Dr. Dinesh Chhetri, invite you to submit abstracts for consideration to be presented during our meeting. With the addition of the third day, we will be able to provide time slots for additional oral presentations.
COSM Registration will open in January, 2018. To view the COSM 2018 Save the Date, click www.cosm.md. Updated information on housing and registration will be provided as available.
Other events we invite you to attend are:
(1) The ALA President's Reception honoring Dr. Har-El will be held on Wednesday, April 18, 2018. Additional information regarding ticket prices will providing in December, 2017.
(2) The Post-Graduate Member Committee is again planning a symposium for Thursday, April 19th. Once details are available, information will be listed. Make plans to attend this event.
(3) The Combined Poster Reception for the ALA, ABEA, AHNS, and ARS on Thursday, April 19th.