Residents learn facial trauma techniques

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During their annual course, otolaryngology residents at Washington University School of Medicine gained hands-on experience in facial trauma reconstruction techniques. Held in the surgical simulation lab, the annual course serves as an introduction to the principles and surgical techniques for craniomaxillofacial trauma reconstruction, said facial plastic surgeon John Chi, MD, MPHS. “It is a foundational […]

ENT interns hit the ground running

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First year residents in the Department of Otolaryngology at Washington University School of Medicine wasted no time becoming immersed in their training program. We caught up with them after four weeks on the job, to ask about their current rotation and first impressions as new ENT residents. Katherine Garvey, MD Current service? I have been […]

Graduation dinner highlights achievements of residents and fellows

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Graduation ceremonies for the Department of Otolaryngology at Washington University School of Medicine returned to an in-person celebration this year, held June 24 at the Westwood Country Club in St. Louis. The evening’s festivities celebrated graduating chief residents Stephanie Chen, MD, Pawina Jiramongkolchai, MD, MSCI, Miranda Lindburg, MD, Andrew Skillington, MD, MSCI, and Carla Valenzuela, […]

New research scholars join department

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Four aspiring clinician scientists have joined the ranks of predoctoral research scholars in the Department of Otolaryngology—Head & Neck Surgery. T32 Predoctoral Training Program The T32 Predoctoral Training Program for medical students provides a mentored research experience (9 to 12 months) with opportunities to participate in research on many levels and learn from successful program […]

Q&A with alumnus and facial plastic surgeon Andrea Park

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Andrea Park, MD, earned her medical degree at the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine. She completed a residency in otolaryngology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis that included a T32 research fellowship. She then pursued a fellowship in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery at the David Geffen School of Medicine […]

Graduating fellows gain experience in complex patient care

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Fellows in the Department of Otolaryngology at Washington University have spent the past year honing surgical skills and learning to care for the most complex patients in their specialties. As they prepare for graduation, they share some thoughts on their future plans and fellowship experience. Christopher Ian Newberry, MD, fellow in pediatric otolaryngology Where are […]

Audiology and Deaf Education students celebrate graduation

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Washington University’s top ranked Program in Audiology and Communication Sciences awarded 14 Doctor of Audiology degrees and eight Master of Science in Deaf Education degrees this year. Audiology and deaf education graduates walked in a combined in-person ceremony for the School of Medicine on Friday, May 20. The same afternoon, the Program in Audiology and […]

Residents learn surgical approaches to anterior skull base

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Residents from the departments of Neurosurgery and Otolaryngology practiced a variety of surgical approaches to the anterior skull base at the annual Anterior Skull Base Lab on Saturday, April 23. Held at Washington University School of Medicine’s surgical simulation lab, the event included lectures on anatomy and surgical approaches, followed by hands-on surgical practice using […]

Welcome new residents!

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Otolaryngology Match 2022 results are in! Please join us in welcoming and celebrating the achievements of these five outstanding physicians and newest members of the Washington University ENT family. Clinical Track Katherine Garvey, MDIcahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai “I am thrilled and honored to match at Washington University in St. Louis! It is […]

Q&A with Chief Resident Miranda Lindburg

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Raised in Utah, Washington University otolaryngology resident Miranda Lindburg, MD, loves the St. Louis food scene and longs to attend another Olympic Games. Why did you choose Washington University for residency training? As a WashU medical student, I was able to observe firsthand the incredible breadth and depth of training the residents got in this […]