Our Vision

The vision of the Department of Otolaryngology is to be the premiere program for the treatment of ear, nose and throat disorders in the world.


Mission Statement

To achieve our vision, our mission is to improve health care through the development of new knowledge arising from a balanced program of research, teaching and clinical services in otolaryngology/head and neck surgery, and to achieve maximum individual and departmental potential through the ethical coordination of talent and resources.

The departmental mission embodies three elements: purpose, value and behavior standards.

  • Our purpose is the betterment of health care through the development of new knowledge arising from research, teaching and clinical programs in otolaryngology/head and neck surgery.
  • Our values are reflected in the ethical coordination of talent and resources.
  • Our behavior standards are addressed through a balance in research, teaching and clinical activities, and the fulfillment of individual and departmental potential.

These declarations represent our commitment to quality, ethics, organizational pride, mutual respect and teamwork, open communication, functional balance and individual fulfillment.