Newswise — SAN DIEGO, CA— The American Academy of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery Foundation is pleased to announce that OTO Open, the Academy’s new and official open access journal will be joining the Academy’s premier journal, Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery, both published by SAGE Publishing. OTO Open covers research on diseases and disorders affecting the ears, nose, throat, and related areas of the head and neck.

OTO Open covers a broad array of science, from medical conditions to communication, speech, and hearing problems,” said Editor In Chief John H. Krouse, MD, PhD, MBA. “We are pleased to work with SAGE Publishing to bring the latest research from the field to a global audience of scientists and clinicians in order to stimulate new ideas and innovative treatments.”

Topics covered by the gold open access journal include general otolaryngology, head and neck surgery, health policy and economics, laryngology and neurolaryngology, pediatric otolaryngology, sinonasal disorders, clinical techniques and technology, patient safety and quality improvement, reconstructive surgery, allergy and immunology, sleep medicine, thyroid and parathyroid, and more.

“We’re pleased to work with the American Academy of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery Foundation and advance the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of conditions in this field with wide applications to public health,” commented Bob Howard, Vice President of Journals, SAGE Publishing. “With a rigorous peer review system and rapid publication of research, OTO Open will serve the Foundation’s mission to drive improvements in patient care.”

The multi-faceted journal publishes original research, clinical articles, case reports, commentaries, letters to the editor, reviews, and clinical photographs. The journal is open for manuscript submissions on October 1, 2016, with first publication slated in January 2017. For more information, please click here.


About the AAO-HNS/F The American Academy of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery, one of the oldest medical associations in the nation, represents about 12,000 physicians and allied health professionals who specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the ears, nose, throat, and related structures of the head and neck. The Academy serves its members by facilitating the advancement of the science and art of medicine related to otolaryngology and by representing the specialty in governmental and socioeconomic issues. The AAO-HNS Foundation works to advance the art, science, and ethical practice of otolaryngology-head and neck surgery through education, research, and lifelong learning. The organization's vision: "Empowering otolaryngologist-head and neck surgeons to deliver the best patient care."

Sara Miller McCune founded SAGE Publishing in 1965 to support the dissemination of usable knowledge and educate a global community. SAGE is a leading international provider of innovative, high-quality content publishing more than 900 journals and over 800 new books each year, spanning a wide range of subject areas. Our growing selection of library products includes archives, data, case studies and video. SAGE remains majority owned by our founder and after her lifetime will become owned by a charitable trust that secures the company’s continued independence. Principal offices are located in Los Angeles, London, New Delhi, Singapore, Washington DC and Melbourne.