Prof. Piotr H. Skarżyński, Deputy Head of the Department of Teleaudiology and Screening Tests of the Institute of Physiology and Pathology of Hearing, was appointed a member of two committees in the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery: Implantable Hearing Devices Committee and Otology & Neurotology Education Committee for the 2021–2022 term. Prof. Skarżyński was elected to this prestigious body from among many candidates, which shows recognition of his professional work among specialists worldwide.
Prof. Piotr H. Skarzynski is the only Polish member of these committees. For many years, he has been undertaking multiple activities within AAO-HNS. Between 2018 and 2019, he was a member of the Hearing Committee, and since 2019 he has been a member of the International Advisory Board (IAB). He is also involved in the Guests of Honor initiative of the international convention AAO-HNSF 2021 Annual Meeting & OTO Experience (see more in the link). Poland and the Society of Polish Otorhinolaryngologists, Phoniatrists, and Audiologists, represented by Professor, were selected to be the convention’s guests of honor. Prof. Piotr H. Skarżyński was also appointed Goodwill Ambassador representing Poland at that event. Furthermore, many years of his cooperation with the Academy resulted in numerous publications, conference presentations, and other academic activities.