ABEA achieves its mission through the following objectives:
- To educate physicians regarding optimal evaluation and management of upper aerodigestive tract disorders.
- To present, at the annual meeting of the ABEA held in conjunction with the Combined Otolaryngological Spring Meeting (COSM), research findings of medical interest and importance to the ABEA's members.
- To advocate and support endoscopic training in residency and fellowship programs.
- To encourage and participate in basic and clinical research and continuing education programs all in concert with domestic, foreign and international colleagues and medical and surgical specialty organizations who share these objectives and concerns for the art and science of Broncho-Esophagology.