The conference schedule is a two year rotating curriculum
that addresses core areas of otolaryngology including:
general otolaryngology, head and neck oncology, pediatrics,
otology and audiology, facial plastics, laryngology, rhinology, and sleep medicine.
Special attention is paid toward providing lecture topics
on the business of medicine (practice preparation, coding
and documentation guidelines), professionalism, fatigue
and duty hour effects, head and neck anatomy, pathology
and radiology series, and ethics in medicine.
- Endoscopic Sinus -- The
otolaryngology residents participate in the endoscopic sinus surgery
dissection course each year. This provides for directed instruction
and practice in acquiring basic skills in sinus surgery.
- Plastics -- A
yearly facial plastics course with lecture and dissection
is provided. Residents are encouraged to attend particularly
in their 4th and 5th years of otolaryngology training.
- Temporal Bone -- A
full temporal bone dissection course is required
during the research year. Dedicated readings and
active faculty participation allow for an in-depth
- Laryngology -- A laryngeal course with dissection
component occurs on a biannual basis. The residents
in their 3rd and 4th years of training are encouraged
to attend to gain a stimulator experience in laryngeal