The Divisions of the AHNS mirror the stated Mission of the Society. Thus, the AHNS Divisions are Education, Research, Patient Care and Administration. Each Division shall be led
by a Chair and Vice Chair who will serve a three-year term which can be renewed for a second three-year term. Additional information and content from the Divisions is located through the links below.
Education – The Goal of the Division of Education is to be the premier educational resource for head and neck surgical oncology. The objectives of the Division of Education are to provide accreditation for head and neck training programs, provide contemporary educational programs and materials across the continuum of providers’ careers and to serve as the educational resource for patients and the public in head and neck cancer care.
Patient Care – The goal of the Division of Patient Care shall be to oversee all patient-care-related activities, including quality of care, outcomes, guidelines, and position statements. As such, the Division of Patient Care will oversee, prioritize, facilitate and streamline the efforts of the following services.
Research – The goal of the Division of Research shall be to be the leader in the promotion of head and neck cancer research. The objectives of the Division of Research shall be to: support training and career enhancement grants; facilitate collaborative research through Society-supported research initiatives; and manage the future direction and role of the Society regarding outcomes, quality measures, practice guidelines and consensus statements. The Division of Research shall oversee all research activities of the Society, including grants programs, scientific review, and research awards.
Administration – The goal of the Division of Administration shall be to oversee all the administrative functions of the Society so as to facilitate the execution of the goals and objectives of the Divisions and Sections. The Division leadership will oversee the following services.