Otology & Neurotology

Otology & Neurotology publishes original articles relating to both clinical and basic science aspects of otology, neurotology, and cranial base surgery. As the foremost journal in its field, it has become the favored place for publishing the best of new science relating to the human ear and its diseases. The broadly international character of its contributing authors, editorial board, and readership provides the Journal its decidedly global perspective.






Call for Applications:
Otology & Neurotology Cochrane Scholarships

The journal Otology & Neurotology is seeking applications for 2 Cochrane scholarships. Funds ($4000 per scholarship) will be provided to attend one or more Cochrane course in the US or Europe. Following completion of the course(s), the scholar will be expected to contribute a Cochrane-equivalent review or meta-analysis (topic of the scholar’s choice) suitable for publication in O&N. After publication of the review, scholars will then be invited to join the Editorial Board of O&N to assist with editorial review of similar types of manuscripts submitted for publication.

The application consists of a typed, single page (no smaller than 12 point font) description of how this scholarship would contribute to the career goals of the applicant. The ideal candidate is a junior faculty member, though mid-career faculty and fellows will also be considered. Send the application via email to:

Lawrence Lustig
Editor-in-Chief, Otology & Neurotology
[email protected]

For information regarding available Cochrane Courses and writing Cochrane reviews, please see the following links:
Cochrane Training
How to Write a Cochrane Review

Applications are due November 30, 2020


Dr. Matthew L. Bush, MD, PhD - University of Kentucky Medical Center

Dr. Theodore R. McRackan, MD, MSCR -  Medical University of South Carolina

Dr. David M. Kaylie, MD Duke University, Durham, NC

Dr. Cameron C. Wick, MD - Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO

Dr. Michael S. Harris - Medical University of Wisconsin

Dr. Ksenia A. Aaron - Stanford University



Thank you to all of the worthy applicants for your time, effort and commitment to the O&N. 
The announcement of the Editor-in-Chief of O&N Open will be made in mid-November.  

The American Otological Society and the American Neurotology Society are pleased to announce the launch of Otology & Neurotology Open, a companion open access journal to the Society’s flagship journal Otology & Neurotology (O&N).  As the demand for open access continues to increase, the Societies have determined that a companion open access journal will best meet the needs of authors, physicians and scientists, funders, and institutions.

The Otology & Neurotology Open (O&N Open) Editor-in-Chief will be responsible for providing a strong editorial vision, recruiting and overseeing a diverse Editorial Board, establishing manuscript acceptance standards for authoritative, innovative, and top-quality research, attracting authors interested in publishing in the open access environment, and working closely with the Editor-in-Chief of Otology & Neurotology.

Qualified candidates will possess strong leadership qualities, intellectual vision, organizational abilities, and experience relevant to editing an open access journal.  Applicants must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, be adept at using technology and actively maintain a wide network of professional contacts.

We invite applications for the position of Editor-in-Chief of O&N Open, for a 5-year term beginning January 2021, with a “ramp-up period” in November and December 2020.  

Interested individuals should submit an application package that includes:

  • A succinct letter of interest and qualifications
  • A current curriculum vitae (in PDF format)
  • Names and contact information for three references
  • Conflict of Interest Disclosure Statement

Submit application package to:

[email protected]





David S. Haynes, MD, MMHC, Executive Secretary/Treasurer, O&N Board of Directors
Chair, Editor-in-chief search committee


[email protected]