The Mission of the American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology (ASPO) is to foster excellence in the care of children with otorhinolaryngologic (ORL) disorders by promoting education and collaborative research, and to share and disseminate advances and innovations in patient care through the Annual Meeting and other venues
To accomplish this, American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology shall:
Facilitate the creation and dissemination of knowledge about the care of infants and children with ORL disorders.
Serve as an advocate for infants and children with ORL disorders, ASPO members and others with shared goals.
Preserve and promote dedication to excellent and humane care for infants and children with ORL disorders.
Improve the value of the scientific programs:
Establish and maintain mechanisms for cooperative research:
Examine the system(s) for the dissemination of new and valuable information concerning the care of infants and children with ORL disorders:
Identify the basic science knowledge, surgical, medical and habilitative skills that are required for providing excellent ORL care for infants and children at all levels of the health care system and to assist in the development of a curricula for the education of PEDORL for:
Monitor the barriers to optimal ORL care for infants and children and to set priorities and to develop strategies to eliminate these barriers:
Develop the mechanisms for rational advocacy of PEDORL:
Document the value of an integrated approach to the care of the patient with ORL disorder(s) and its family: