Diversity of thought, mind, and body is also a key message in our second cover article. Over the past two years, otolaryngology residency programs have experienced something very unfamiliar: Multiple programs have failed to fill their positions. There are a multitude of reasons we can point to but, at the end of the day, it is my opinion that we have become too homogeneous in how our teaching programs have evaluated candidates for otolaryngology. We are all wise to remember the lessons successful businesses demonstrate: Diverse teams in thought, race, gender, and sexuality are more successful and innovative. Our great specialty should be no different.
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