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The Eastern Canada Otolaryngology Society (ECOS) is a professional association of speciality physicians in the field of otolaryngology–head and neck surgery.

Date: September 20-22, 2024, Lord Nelson Hotel & Suites, Halifax, NS

Skills Lab will be also offered 

Annual Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery Halifax Review Course

The Review Course is for residents nearing the end of their training with a goal of preparing for the board exam, and for practising otolaryngologists seeking a thorough review of contemporary otolaryngology─head and neck surgery. The Review Course includes didactic lectures covering all major areas of otolaryngology─head and neck surgery and finishes with a morning of Royal College-style mock oral exams. Lectures will focus on the highest yield components of each topic.

April 29 - May 4, 2024    Residence Inn by Marriot, Calgary, AB

Annual Resident Research Day

Resident Research Day is held each year in the spring to promote development of research skills. Each resident, with the assistance of a preceptor, will develop a research paper and present on Resident Research Day. Appropriate papers will be submitted for the annual meeting of the Canadian Otolaryngology Society.

Date: April 20, 2024

Westin Nova Scotian, Halifax, NS


Visiting Guest Speaker:

Dr. Andrew Scott
Associate Professor of Otolaryngology
Medical Director, Cleft Lip and Palate Team
Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA

Visiting Alumni Speaker:

Dr. Elise Graham
Assistant Professor, Western University


Noteworthy News

Dr. Hong’s research featured in an article in ENT Today


At this year's Canadian Society of Otolaryngology Annual Meeting in Quebec City, Dr. David Forner, won top prize at the Poliquin resident research competition. This was the first year that all papers were judged together (i.e. not basic science and clinical research separation), which means the competition was more fierce.


L-R: Dr. Mark Taylor (Supervisor), Dr. David Forner, Dr. Paul Hong (Research Director)