Welcome to the NEOS Website!

The New England Otolaryngological Society (NEOS) prides itself on the advancement of the science and practice of otolaryngology for physicians, physicians-in-training, and allied health professionals. Through educational activities held throughout the year, we hope to provide a forum to update the community on the latest discoveries in order to expand its collective medical knowledge.


$5,000 Resident Research Grant Available

NEOS is accepting applications for a $5,000 Resident Research Grant.
Application Deadline is Tuesday February 28, 2017.
Submit your research and budget proposals no later than February 28, 2017 to:

Lynda Layer, CAE, CME Coordiinator, NEOS
P.O. Box 549127, Waltham, MA 02454-9127

Research Grant Guidelines can be seen under the Research tab at top of this page.
Receipients will be expected to present preliminary findings during the April 2018 NEOS meeting.
If research manuscript is accepted for publication in a peer-reviewed medical journal, the resident will receive an additional award of $200.

Resident Award Winners

Congratulations to our Resident Winners from the December 9, 2016 program entitled, "Illuminating Developments in Head and Neck Imaging", hosted at the Massachusetts Medical Society, Waltham, MA, as well as all of the Residents for their outstanding presentations

1st Tufts University - Erin Haser, MD
Reducing Radiation in the Workup of Grisel's Syndrome
2nd Harvard Medical School - Elliott Kozin, MD
The Auditory Connectome: Fiber Tracking Implant Candidates with Advanced Magnetic Resonance Imaging
3rd University of Vermont - Nathan Grohmann, MD
Ultrasound-Guided Transcutaneous Needle Biopsy of a Tongue Base Mass

Yin Ren, MD, PhD from Harvard, MEEI, is the recipient of the 2016 Resident Research Award. His topic is: "Tumor Penetrating Delivery of Nanoparticles to Human Vestibular Schwannomas". He will receive a grant from NEOS and we look forward to hearing about his research at our April 7, 2017 NEOS meeting. Thanks to all who submitted a proposal.

Upcoming Meetings

Please make plans to attend the April 7, 2017 meeting, to be held at Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, MA

Infectious Disease of the Head and Neck
Friday, April 7, 2017
7:55 am to 4:00 pm

To view Program Brochure, CLICK HERE

*Park at the MEEI Parking Lot (not the MGH lot)*
*This lot is accessible directly off of Storrow Drive West immediately before approaching Government Center/Kendall Square exit ramp, or from the entrance ramp to Storrow Drive West off of Charles Street, across from the Liberty Hotel*
*MEEI Lot Parking Ticket can be validated at the NEOS check-in desk

2016/2017 Program Schedule

April 7, 2017 - Topic: Infectious Disease
MEEI, Boston, MA

October 6, 2017 - Topic: Office Based Otolaryngology
Worcester, MA area

December 8, 2017 - Topic: Ethics and End of Life
Massachusetts Medical Society, Waltham, MA