About this section

The Otology Section’s purpose is to support the clinical practice of diseases of the ear, providing education, supporting and recognising research and seeking interface with other Sections in mutually relevant areas. This Section meets on the same day as the Rhinology and Laryngology Section, on the first Friday of November, December, February, March and July.

Section Council members

Section meetings and conferences are usually organised by members of the Section Council, led by the Section President and often in collaboration with specialist societies.

Interested in joining the Section Council?

Section Councils play a pivotal role at the RSM and we are always looking for members who would like to get involved. If you would like to apply, please complete our application form and a Council representative will be in touch.

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Professor Peter Rea
Mr Patrick Robert Axon
President Elect
Miss Kay Seymour
Honorary Secretary
Mr Matthew Ian Trotter
Honorary Treasurer

Upcoming otology events and webinars

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LAN01 Promo

Emergencies in ENT - Optimising outcomes

Lunch is included when booking both sessions. "To err is human", but systems must be sufficiently robust to prevent this from leading to clinical harm. Join this event to feel more confident in managi...
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole St, Marylebone, London, W1G 0AE, United Kingdom
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OTN01 Promo

Inspiring innovations in ENT surgery

Lunch is included when booking both sessions. Learn about innovations in otology and rhinology and how these can be applied to your clinical practice. Through a 'Dragon’s Den' session and a series of ...
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole St, Marylebone, London, W1G 0AE, United Kingdom
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OTN02 Promo

ENT into the future

Lunch is included when booking both sessions. Join this event to learn about the future trends of crucial otological conditions in delivering new and emerging technologies, and implementing new update...
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole St, Marylebone, London, W1G 0AE, United Kingdom
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Student prizes & awards


There are currently no prizes or awards open for this section.

Trainee prizes & awards


Dragon's Den

Submission deadline: Sunday 26 November 2023

Open to: Applications are open to all ENT (Ear, Nose and Throat) surgeons or aspiring ENT surgeons of all grades, as well as those working in fields allied to ENT (for example, but not confined to, audiologists, scientists and speech therapists).

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The Otology Section 2023-2024 Programme Sponsors

The Laryngology, Rhinology and Otology Sections would like to thank our Annual Sponsors KARL STORZ Endoscopy (UK) Ltd, Medtronic and Oticon Medical for their valued support of the 2023 to 2024 Academic Programme.
Please note that none of the companies listed has had any influence or involvement over the agenda, content or organisation of these meetings.