PGY-1 Curriculum

  • Otolaryngology (4 months)
  • Otolaryngology Head and Neck/Allergy (2 months)
  • Surgical Intensive Care (1 month)
  • VA General Surgery (1 month)
  • Peds Surgery (1 month)
  • Neurosurgery (1 month)
  • Anesthesiology (1 month)
  • Neuroradiology/Radiation Oncology/Ophthalmology (1 month)

PGY-2-5 Curriculum

The PGY-2 year provides a broad introduction to the medical and surgical management of patients encompassing all subspecialties of Otolaryngology. Exposure is particularly strong in general and pediatric otolaryngology, including management and surgery of difficult pediatric airways. The PGY-3 experience includes a significant otologyy and facial plastics caseload. Residents also begin their research projects during dedicated research time (4 months). The PGY-4 resident begins performing more complex head and neck, otology, and trauma cases. The chief year entails a significant amount of operative experience. Surgeries encompass advanced cases within each subspecialty. Of particular note is neurotologic, anterior skull base, and advanced head and neck cancer ablations and reconstruction, including free flaps. The PGY-5 supervises and directs all patient care. General ENT weekly schedule consist of resident and attending clinical and basic science lectures on Tuesday and Wednesday mornings. Grand Rounds is held on Wednesdays. During the winter and spring, there are annual cadaver dissection and temporal bone courses.

Service Rotations as PGY-2 to PGY-5

  • Head and Neck
  • Otology
  • Subspecialty
  • VA
  • Research
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