Chair: Kristine Anne Smith, MD, FRCSC

Committee Charge

The Ethics Committee shall be responsible for providing the Society a means for deliberation and preparation of ethical issues. The duties and responsibilities of the Ethics Committee include:

  • Prospectively review the Society’s documents and statements regarding guidance for conflict of interest when interacting with industry.
  • Participate in the development, review and revision of the ethical aspects of the Society’s policies.
  • Participate with members of the American Rhinologic Society to address ethical issues pertaining to patient care, interaction with industry, and professionalism.
  • Report and make recommendations to the Executive Board of the Society pertaining to ethical matters that may arise regarding new medical or surgical therapies in the treatment of sinonasal disease.
  • Promote the Society’s mission of advancing the scientific and ethical practice of Rhinology. 

Committee Members

  • Term Ending 2024
    • Jason Talmadge
    • Nyssa Farrell
    • Kristine Smith (Chair)
  • Term Ending 2026
    • Alexander Romashko