Special Events | Ogura Lectureship

38th Annual Ogura Lectureship and 33rd Annual Resident Research Day - Friday, June 21, 2019

The scientific session of this year's event will be held in the Eric P. Newman Education Center, Seminar Room B (2nd Floor), 7:30AM-3:30PM. 

Dr. Eric Genden to present 2019 Ogura Lecture: 

We are pleased to announce that Eric M. Genden, MD, MHCA, FACS, will serve as the 2019 Ogura Lecturer. The Ogura Lectureship has highlighted recent advances in head and neck surgical care and research since 1982.

Dr. Genden is the Isidore Friesner Professor and Chair of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, Senior Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs, and Professor of Neurosurgery and Immunology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. He is Chair of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, Executive Vice President of Ambulatory Surgery, and Director of the Head and Neck Institute at the Mount Sinai Health System.

He is internationally recognized as a leader and innovator in the management of oropharyngeal cancers and microvascular reconstruction of the head and neck. His clinical expertise also encompasses thyroid and parathyroid surgery. In addition to his clinical endeavors, Dr. Genden oversees a National Institutes of Health-funded basic science laboratory that studies the transplantation immune biology of the trachea and larynx. He is also co-investigator on more than a dozen clinical trials.

Online Registration

For more information, contact Jana Richardson at richardsonj@wustl.edu or by phone: 314-362-7511.

Program Agenda




Places to Stay:

The following hotels are within walking distance of the medical school campus:

The Parkway Hotel

The Chase Park Plaza

Close by, but not walking distance:

Drury Inn & Suites near Forest Park

About the Ogura Lectureship

Joseph H. Ogura, MD, was a member of the Washington University School of Medicine from 1948-1982 at the time of his death. His past positions at the school of medicine and Barnes Hospital included the Lindburg Professor and Head of the Department of Otolaryngology and Otolaryngologist-in-Chief. He was a member of 30 professional societies and held presidencies in the American Society of Head & Neck Surgery, the American Laryngeal Society and the Triological Society. The endowment for the Ogura Lectureship was established in 1982 in his honor. Support for for the lectureship is raised through his grateful patients, friends, colleagues and graduates.

In 1986, the Resident Research Day was added to this program in appreciation of these outstanding men and women. The work presented by residents represents their research experience, a minimum of three-six months research for all residents or a maximum of two and one half years for those in our Advanced Physician Scholars Program.

Past Ogura Lecturers

2018 - Michael M. E. Johns, MD

2017 - Richard L. Carrau, MD, FACS

2016 - Richard M. Rosenfeld, MD, MPH

2015 - Richard A. Chole, MD, PhD

2014 - Bevan Yueh, MD, MPH

2013 - Carol R. Bradford, MD

2012 - Jonas T. Johnson, MD

2011 - Robin T. Cotton, MD, FRCSC

2010 - Jeffrey N. Myers, MD, PhD

2009 - Michael G. Stewart, MD

2008 - Patrick J. Gullane, MB, FRCSC

2007 - Gregory T. Wolf, MD

2006 - Robert W. Bastian, MD

2005- Randal S. Weber, MD

2004 - Gerald B. Healy, MD

2003 - Jennifer Rubin Grandis, MD

2002 - Wolfgang Steiner, MD

2001 - Paul J. Donald, MD, FRCSC

2000 - Marshall Strome, MD, MS

1999 - Jesus Medina, MD, FACS 

1998 - K. Thomas Robbins, MD

1997 - Gordon B. Snow, MD

1996 - Willard E. Fee, Jr, MD

1995 - Roger L. Crumley, MD

1994 - John A. Kirchner, MD

1993 - David E. Schuller, MD

1992 - Charles J. Krause, MD

1991 - H. Bryan Neel III, MD, PhD

1990 - Bryon J. Bailey, MD

1989 - Charles W. Cummings, MD

1988 - Patrick J. Doyle, MD

1987 - Hugh F. Biller, MD

1986 - Roger Boles, MD

1985 - Eugene N. Myers, MD

1984 - Paul H. Ward, MD

1983 - John J. Conley, MD

1982 - Max L. Som, MD