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Dr. Hee-Young Kim 

Dr. Hee-Young Kim is a respected otolaryngologist and president of Kim Ear, Nose and Throat Clinic, Seoul, Republic of Korea. He received his Doctor of Medicine, Master of Science, and PhD in pathology from Chung-Ang University, South Korea. Dr. Kim’s area of academic interest is Eustachian tube disfunction and he has published on topics such as Alternobaric vertigo: Eustachian tube function should be assessed before vestibular function, Eustachian tube catheterization: fundamental skill for competent otolaryngologists, Eustachian tube catheterization, vertigo due to Eustachian tube obstruction, the history of Eustachian tube catheterization, and the reciprocal causal relationship between laryngopharyngeal reflux and Eustachian tube obstruction in peer reviewed journals. Dr. Kim was awarded the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. Since 2016, he has served as the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Otolaryngology-ENT Research.

The AAO-HNSF’s new flagship education product, FLEX—Focused Lifelong Education Xperience, will provide the knowledge, education, clinical tools, and professional support to help you meet the challenges of your otolaryngology practice and build mastery throughout your career.


Spanning across all eight specialty areas throughout the year, each topic will be presented in a variety of creative and contemporary learning modalities. 


The eight specialty topics include:


Chronic Rhinosinusitis with Nasal Polyposis (September)
Glottic and Subglottic Stenosis (October)
Oropharyngeal Cancer Update 2020: HPV, Robotic Surgery, and De-escalation (November)
Chronic Otitis Media and Cholesteatoma (January)
Pediatric OSA (February)
Hindsight is 2020: Moving Your Practice Forward in 2021 (March)
Tracheostomy Management (April)
Functional Nasal Surgery (May)

Built on a fundamental learning philosophy that the needs and preferences for otolaryngology education will continue to evolve over time—so will the tools provided in the FLEX subscription to ensure they remain timely and relevant for all learners.


The FLEX subscription includes the opportunity to earn 100+ CME credits.