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Doctors to gather for conference

The Island will host an international gathering of physicians and academics, commencing tomorrow, for the annual conference of the Caribbean Association of Otolaryngology, or head and neck surgery.

The CAO conference is to be formally welcomed to the Fairmont Southampton Hotel by Health Minister Trevor Moniz.

The 22nd annual CAO conference, held in partnership with the University of the West Indies and the American Academy of Otolaryngology, has been brought to Bermuda by the organisation's vice president, Wesley Miller, and his wife Justice Norma Wade-Miller,

Dr Miller said the conference would enable attendees to pick up academic credits from the University, adding: “It will be a great opportunity to showcase tourism in Bermuda, as doctors from Aruba, the Bahamas, Barbados, Bermuda, Canada, Curacao, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, South Korea, Saint Vincent, Trinidad, the UK and the US have registered and are attending the conference.”

The event's keynote speaker is Harold Pillsbury, chairman at the University of North Carolina's Department of Otolaryngology.

Guest speakers are Winston C Vaughan, director and founder of California Sinus Centres and the Sinus Care Foundation, and Se-Heon Kim, chairman of the Department of Otolarngology, at Seoul, Korea's Yonsei University College of Medicine.

Billed as a mixture of formal academic sessions and social events, the conference will run until Sunday.

Details are online at www.cao-ent-bermuda.com.

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Published March 05, 2014 at 8:00 am (Updated March 05, 2014 at 9:37 am)

Doctors to gather for conference

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