Resident | Resident Application & Compensation

Our deadline for receiving applications this year is October 7, 2016. Please make sure your application is COMPLETE. Everything we need from you should be in your ERAS application for the initial review. If you are applying for the Research track, please read the additional research supplemental below.

We have two tracks:

Categorical Clinical – 5 years of Clinical
Categorical Research – 5 years of clinical + 2 years of Research

These are totally separate tracks so please apply for both if you are interested.

Interview Dates:

Friday, December 9, 2016 (Clinical)
Monday, December 12, 2016 (Research)
Friday, December 16, 2016 (PGY2/Research)
Friday, January 6, 2017 (Research)
Monday, January 9, 2017 (Clinical)


Craig A. Buchman, MD
Lindburg Professor and Head
Department of Otolaryngology

Judith Lieu, MD
Associate Professor
Director, Resident Education Program

Jay Piccirillo, MD
Professor and Vice Chair for Research
Director, Clinical Outcomes Research

Joseph Bradley, MD
Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology
Associate Director, Resident Education Program

Joel Goebel, MD
Vice Chair and Professor

Randal C. Paniello, MD
Professor of Otolaryngology

M. Allison Ogden, MD
Associate Professor of Otolaryngology

Jason T. Rich, MD
Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology

John Chi, MD
Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology

Andrea Park, MD
Chief Resident

Emily Spataro, MD
Chief Resident

*If you are invited to interview for both tracks (Clinical & Research), you will be scheduled to interview on December 12, 2016 or January 6, 2017.

We will be contacting you by email or phone call to set-up your interview.

Research Applicants:

As a candidate for the Physician-Scientist Program, which offers the full five years of clinical training plus two NIH-funded research years and didactic education, please forward the following information as a single.pdf file so that we may consider your application more extensively before our final selection for interviews. The deadline for submitting your research supplemental is October 7, 2016.

You can email your Physician-Scientist information to:

  1. A description of your research background and interests. Please organize as follows:
  2. Research interests - what specific aspect of Otolaryngology is of most interest to you and why (e.g., head and neck surgery, laryngology, otology, outcomes research, rhinology, tumor biology)? If you have in mind a specific study you would like to perform during your research years, please include as a brief outline. Please indicate whether work in a specific Departmental laboratory interests you [Please visit our website]. If you have broad interests and have not decided on a particular research area/laboratory/mentor at this time, please indicate so. Please be assured that your application will not be adversely rated if you don’t have a particular research project in mind. We strongly encourage applications from individuals with interests in clinical and translational research and population health sciences.
  3. Please input your total number of publications to date: __________
  4. Please input your total number of first-author publications to date: __________

Resident Contact & Outreach: If you would like more information about our program or life in St. Louis, please let us know. We established a Resident Contact & Outreach Network to assist our resident applicants. As part of the Resident Contact & Outreach Network, we will arrange for one of our current research residents to contact you.

Individuals applying for the seven-year program will be interviewed by a mix of clinicians and physician-scholars in Otolaryngology. In addition, during the on-site interview, applicants will have an opportunity to obtain more details concerning ongoing research at Washington University. If there is a particular research scientist or physician-scholar you would like to meet with during your on-site interview, please let us know.

For more information regarding our program and research opportunities in the Department, please check our website at

Please forward the requested information to:

Maria Harrington
Resident Coordinator

Mailing address:

Washington University School of Medicine
Department of Otolaryngology
660 South Euclid Avenue, Box 8115
St. Louis MO 63110

Building address:

McMillan Building
517 South Euclid Avenue
9th floor, Room 9916 (Shapleigh Library)





ERAS Website address:


Barnes-Jewish Hospital is located within the Washington University Medical Center in the "Central West End" of St. Louis. The two major intersections are U.S. Highway 40 (Interstate 64) and Kingshighway. Take the Kingshighway North exit; turn right on Barnes-Jewish Hospital Plaza. The Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery office is located on the 9th floor of the McMillan building, #6 on the Washington University Medical Center map.

Metrolink is a rail service that runs from the airport area to our downtown area, which has various stops along the way. The cost is $7.50 for an all day pass. Our stop would be Central West End station. Cross the other side of Euclid and continue left (South), to the McMillan Hospital Building entrance. Take the double elevators to 9th floor and our office is located at the John B. Shapleigh Memorial Library, Suite 9916 and ask for Maria Harrington.

If you are driving, you may use: Barnes-Jewish Hospital Plaza Underground South Garage on the Washington University Medical Center map.

Discounted Airport-to-Hotel Shuttle Transportation: Washington University and GO BEST Express have partnered together to provide convenient shared ride shuttle service to/from the airport and local hotels. Click here to receive a discount of 15% off standard rates. The discounted rate is $21.25 ($25 standard rate) one way and $38.25 ($45 standard rate) round trip for an individual traveler. Discount rate ONLY available by booking through the provided link. Reservations made on the spot at the counter will be subject to standard rates of $25 one way.

Lodging: (Please ask for the Washington University rate)

Hampton Inn & Suite
5650 Oakland Avenue
Phone: 800-Hampton or 314-655-3993
Washington University rate: 20% off the Best Available Rate + tax

The Parkway Hotel
4550 Forest Park Boulevard
Phone: 314-256-7777
Washington University rate: $133 + tax

Cheshire Inn & Lodge
6306 Clayton Road
St. Louis, MO 63105
Phone: 314-647-7300
Washington University rate: $135 + tax

Drury Inn & Suites near Forest Park
2111 Sulphur Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63139
Phone: 314-646-0770
Washington University rate: $108 + tax ($98 + tax November-February)
Ask for Rate Code: 307236

Pear Tree Inn (Union Station)
2201 Market Street
St. Louis, MO 63103
Phone: 314-241-3200 or 1-800-DRURYINN
Washington University rate: $78 + tax
Ask for Rate Code: 307236
MetroLink Stop - 1/4 Mile
Shuttle to Medical Campus available

Drury Inn Union Station
201 South 20th Street
St. Louis, MO 63103
Phone: 314-231-3900
Washington University rate: $91 + tax
Ask for Rate Code: 307236
MetroLink Stop - 1 Block
Shuttle to Medical Campus available

The Marriott

Contact Information:

Mailing Address

Washington University School of Medicine
Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
Campus Box 8115
660 South Euclid Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63110

Building Address

517 South Euclid Avenue
9th Floor McMillan Building
St. Louis, MO 63110

Senior Resident Program Coordinator

Maria Harrington

Resident Program Coordinator

Cara Medlock

WU/BJH/SLCH Graduate Medical Education Consortium for Residents & House Staff


Washington University Medical School/Barnes-Jewish Hospital/Saint Louis Children's Hospital
Approved Housestaff Stipends
JULY 1, 2016 -- JUNE 30, 2017













2017-2018 Stipends are not available at this time.