Research excellence was the theme of the day at the 44th Annual Residents’ Research Day in May 2018. With presentations from residents, special lectures from Dr. Konstantina Stankovic and resident alumnus Dr. Shamir Chandarana, and industry exhibitors, the annual event was engaging and inspiring.
Set up for success Alumna Dr. Amanda Hu now serves as a Clinical Associate Professor and Undergraduate Medical Education Director in the Division of Otolaryngology – HNS at the University of British Columbia, and she credits her training as setting her up for success.
Training Excellence Working alongside leaders in Otolaryngolgy, from every field within the specialty and having access to high surgical volumes during his training was everything alumnus Dr. Chin needed to excel in his fellowship and with his practice.
Resident Profiles Meet Drs. Benjamin van der Woerd, PGY3, Hannah Ernst, PGY2, Neil Mundi, PGY4 and Rakhna Araslanova, PGY5 - four of our outstanding residents. Find out about what's inspired them, what is challenging them and how much they are enjoying their residency experiences.
Global Impact Dr. Shawn Legall has spent the past 10 months completing a fellowship with the Department under the mentorship of Dr. Leigh Sowerby. Now, he's heading back to Guyana as the Program Coordinator for a new postgraduate training program.
Pushing the limits of discovery With two basic science labs focusing on head and neck cancer, and auditory biophysics and a number of other research programs exploring health economics, patient safety, quality improvement, big data, simulation and competency based education, the Department is invested in the future of health care and medical education, and pushing the limits of discovery.
2019 Research Day Join us on May 10, 2019 for the 45th Annual Residents' Research Day. Dr. Albert Merati, Professor and Chief of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, University of Washington will serve as the Distinguished Visiting Professor keynote speaker and Dr. Gregory Chernoff is the Distinguished Guest Alumnus Keynote.
International influence What began as a discussion between colleagues about how to fill a training gap for residents, has grown into internationally known boot camp, that puts trainees through their paces.
Transition to CBME - a success story Dr. Brian Rotenberg has been leading the department's transition to competency-based medical education. This is the biggest change to the residency program in many years.