(PRWEB) July 27, 2012
Diseases of the ear, nose, throat, head, and neck have a profound effect on the health and quality of life of millions of patients around the globe. Recently, Hudson Valley Ear, Nose and Throat, located in Middletown, has announced a new partnership with the American Academy of Otolaryngology—–Head and Neck Surgery (AAO-HNS) to ensure the best care for patients with otolaryngic diseases.
The AAO-HNS is an organization of nearly 12,000 physicians and allied health professionals whose purpose is improving the quality of care for patients with diseases and disorders of the ear, nose, throat, head, and neck. By participating in Partners for Progress, a new AAO-HNS program, Hudson Valley Ear, Nose and Throat has made a significant philanthropic contribution to provide essential resources in support of AAO-HNS programs. The Partners for Progress Program is designed to engage the shared resources of hundreds of AAO-HNS group practices in providing annual donations to advance the specialty by:
- Providing young investigators with resources to conduct vital research into better treatments and understanding of ear, nose, and throat diseases
- Conducting the world’s largest educational event for otolaryngologists, where they share the latest scientific advances
- Offering career development resources, financial aid for residents at educational meetings, and facilitating mentors—to attract the best and the brightest to the specialty
- And supporting many other programs designed to empower otolaryngologist—head and neck surgeons to deliver the best patient care.
“We’re pleased to welcome Hudson Valley Ear, Nose and Throat as our newest partner in the Partners for Progress program,” said Ron Sallerson, AAO-HNS Senior Director of Development. “Like the AAO-HNS, Hudson Valley Ear, Nose and Throat is committed to advancing the specialty of otolaryngology. Their contributions will help to ensure the best patient care, and will lead others to do the same.”
“It is very important that physicians support the academies,” said Phillip L. Massengill, M.D., FACS, an otolaryngologist and head and neck surgeon at HVENT. “At HVENT, we look to continue to expand our relationships and place a high value on partnerships that promote the advancement of our field.”
“We are proud to be affiliated with an organization so dedicated to the advancement of ear, nose, head and neck care,” said Virginia E. Feldman, MD.
Hudson Valley Ear, Nose & Throat, P.C. is located at 75 Crystal Run Road, Building B, Suite 220, Middletown, NY. For more information, please call 1.888.350.1368 (ENT) or visit http://www.hudsonvalleyent.com. For the latest news and updates, find HVENT on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/hudsonvalleyent.
Please contact Julie Wolfe, 1-703-535-3717 or jwolfe(at)entnet(dot)org to learn more about AAO-HNS Partners for Progress.