Call for Nominations for Thyroid/Parathyroid Exam Council

Posted 06/22/2023 | Subspecialities

The American Board of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery (ABOHNS) and the American Board of Surgery (ABS) are organizing a Focused Practice Designation (FPD) for Adult Complex Thyroid/Parathyroid Surgery.

To assist with the development of this FPD, we are inviting our diplomates to be considered for participation in a newly-formed Examination Committee dedicated to meeting the expectations below:

  • Participating in the process of defining the scope of knowledge
  • Assisting with the development of the Exam blueprint
  • Creating Exam content
  • Serving as a sounding board for the Steering Committee

We anticipate this role will require a 3-year commitment. If you are interested in becoming a member of this Examination Committee and would like to be considered for this role, please complete the brief (10 minutes or less) survey here by 8 am CT on Monday, July 10. Have an abbreviated CV available to upload when taking the survey.

If you are selected for a position on the Examination Committee, you will be required to attend our first meeting, in-person, on October 12 and 13 in Philadelphia, PA. The ABOHNS and ABS will reimburse travel expenses for their respective diplomates to attend this meeting.

Thank you for considering applying for this opportunity. Please contact Aliyah Forte at if you have any questions.