|  Home  |  Site Map  |  News  |  Contact Us  |  Helpful Links  |
From the Chairman
Clinical Specialties
Faculty at a Glance
Training
 Annual Courses
 Fellowships
 Medical Students
 Postdoctoral
 Predoctoral
 Residency Program
Research
Alumni
Member's Section

FELLOWSHIPS

Current Fellowships:
Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Head and Neck Oncology
Laryngology
Pediatric


Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery:
This fellowship is sponsored through the AAFPRS. There is a standardized application form which must be obtained through, and processed through, the AAFPRS. The deadline for the completed application is February 1 of the year prior to that of the fellowship. The AAFPRS will send a packet of information detailing the process, and what is offered in the fellowship, with each application. There is a standarized base curriculum within the fellowship, and research is required. Applications and information booklet may be obtained from Fatima Porterel, Fellowship Coordinator, Educational and Research Foundation, American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 110 Vermont Ave NW, Suite 220, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 842-4500; Fax: (202) 371-1514 (fax).

This fellowship is a joint fellowship with Dr. Wayne Larrabee (private practice) and the University of Washington Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. The fellow operates with Dr. Wayne Larrabee a minimum of two days per week in his private office at the Larrabee Center for Plastic Surgery. Two days a week are spent operating with Dr. Craig Murakami at the Virginia Mason Medical Center. One day a week is spent operating at Harborview Medical Center with Dr. Kris Moe. The fellow is directly involved in resident teaching in the operating room at Harborview Medical Center and Virginia Mason Medical Center. The fellowship is evenly split between cosmetic and reconstructive (post-Moh's, trauma, skull base) cases.

Contact information:
Wayne F. Larrabee, MD
600 Broadway, Suite 280
Seattle, WA 98122
(206) 386-3550
206) 386-3553 (FAX)
The Larrabee Center

Craig S. Murakami, MD, Co-Director
Virginia Mason Medical Center
1100 Ninth Avenue
PO Box 900
Seattle, WA 98111
(206) 341-0895
(206) 625-7275 (FAX)

Jessica Strauss, Program Coordinator
Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
University of Washington, Box 356515
Seattle, Washington 98195-6515

(206) 543-5662; (206) 543-5152 (Fax)
Email: strauej@u.washington.edu


Head and Neck Oncology:
A 2-year fellowship that is divided into major blocks of experience composed of surgical oncology, radiation oncology, and medical oncology. In addition, the fellow is exposed to surgical pathology, prosthetics and speech rehabilitation. There is a well defined research block, free of clinical responsibility. A number of electives are available to round out the experience according to the individual interests of the fellow.

Candidates must be a board eligible graduate of a certified training program in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, General Surgery, or Plastic Surgery. The fellow will be selected after review of past educational performance supplemented with personal interviews by members of the faculty.

One fellow is accepted every other year. Applications for our head and neck oncology fellowship position are available from the American Head and Neck Society by contacting Dr. Ashok Shaha, Secretary/Treasurer, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Head and Neck Service, 1275 York Ave, New York, NY 10021, 212-639-2221, 212-717-3302 (fax).

Dr. Shaha's office will send completed applications to our department. (Supplemental information required: Prior competence in head and neck examination and experience with head and neck tumor patients to be documented by involvement in patient care of 50 head and neck cancer patients; a list of 35 cases in which the applicant has participated with a summary of their management.) The applications will then be evaluated by a committee and notification of interview opportunities will be available by mid-November. Applicants should communicate directly to the Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Washington.

Contact information:
Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
University of Washington, Box 356515
Seattle, Washington 98195-6515
Phone: (206) 543-5230; Fax: (206) 543-5152


Top of page


Laryngology:
Application Deadline: Generally 1 year prior to beginning of fellowship.
Start Date: July 1
Program Duration: One Year
Salary Range: R7 salary (about $50,000)
Licensing Requirements: Washington medical license
Malpractice: Provided by the University of Washington Physicians
Appointment Level: Clinical Instructor
Operating Privileges: Yes
Accreditation: No
Fellows per year: One
Resident Supervision: Yes
Other: $1,500 per year travel/meeting allocation

Operative Experience: phonomicrosurgery, laryngeal framework surgery, laryngeal electromyography,endoscopic and open airway surgery, endoscopic and open laryngeal cancer treatment, surgery for swallowing and aspiration.

Clinic Responsibilities: Clinical responsibilities 75% time. Very busy clinical practice with two experienced academic laryngologists; this includes in-office diagnostic and therapeutic procedures:
1) laryngeal electromyography
2) botulinum toxin injections for spasmodic dysphonia and other movement disorders of the head and neck
3) awake vocal fold injection for paresis/paralysis
4) in-office biopsy
5) pulsed-dye laser
6) transnasal esophagascopy and tracheobronchoscopy.

Research: Yes. Opportunities in clinical and basic science projects in the department.
Operative Case Load: 200 cases
Call Responsibilities: Yes
Benefits: Health and Malpractice insurance.

Additional Information: This 1 year fellowship provides a truly comprehensive experience in the evaluation and management of all three domains of laryngology: voice, swallowing, and airway. The fellowship is particularly strong in diagnostic and therapeutic neurolaryngology as well as in airway stenosis and in the management of laryngeal cancer. The fellow will also be responsible for teaching residents surgical technique and didactics. A number of collaborative services are available for educational experiences, including the neuro-speech and swallow clinic, performance and interpretation of 24 h pH probe and impedance testing, esophageal physiology studies, and surgical pathology. Candidates must be a board eligible graduate of a certified training program in Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery. The fellow will be selected after a review of past educational performance supplemented with personal interviews by the faculty. One fellow is accepted every year. Interested applicants should send a cover letter outlining their interest and experience in laryngology along with their CV. Applicants should communicate directly to the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Washington.

Contact information:
Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
University of Washington, Box 356515
Seattle, Washington 98195-6515
Phone: (206) 543-5230; Fax: (206) 543-5152


Pediatric:
A two year fellowship offered at Children's Hospital and Medical Center. The fellowship is affiliated with the University of Washington and the fellow is appointed as a Clinical Instructor. Operative experience includes: endoscopic sinus surgery, laryngeal surgery, head and neck surgery, and more common pediatric procedures. Research is required.

Contact Information:
Dr. Scott Manning
Chief and Professor
Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center
Box 359300 W-7729
4800 Sand Point Way NE
Seattle, Washington 98105-9300
Phone: (206) 987-2039
Fax: (206) 987-3925

Top of page

 
 

 
   
Site by Publication Services