Residents learn how to remove tumors from skull base

In a course taught by some of the country’s leading neurotologists and neurosurgeons, Washington University residents recently learned step-by-step the techniques to remove tumors from  the skull base. Working in Washington University’s state-of-the art multidisciplinary surgical simulation lab, residents from the departments of otolaryngology and neurosurgery practiced surgical approaches to removing an acoustic neuroma, a […]

Faculty advance otolaryngology care across the globe

Drs. Zevallos and Pipkorn with Peru delegation

By training the next generation of leaders in otolaryngology at Washington University, our faculty are helping shape the future of excellence in patient care. But they don’t stop there. They are also visiting professors at universities around the globe, frequently presenting their research to peers at influential forums, and providing surgical training to clinicians and […]

Dr. Ogden cultivates leadership skills

Our vice chair for clinical affairs, Allison Ogden, MD, FACS, was selected to participate in the the third cohort of the Women Faculty Leadership Institute, a program that provides access to local and national experts who address skill development in critical areas of leadership. She began her coursework in September with a focus on negotiation. […]

PACS: Growing to meet a national need for deaf educators and audiologists

The Washington University School of Medicine offers a number of degrees in clinical care specialties. One of the fastest growing programs is one known as PACS, the Program in Audiology and Communication Sciences. The program currently boasts 99 students of specialty training in audiology (52 students), deaf education (26 students), and hearing sciences (one PhD […]

Summer program drives new interest in otolaryngology

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A decade-long partnership between the Washington University School of Medicine Summer Research Program and Meharry Medical College is resulting in an increased interest in otolaryngology. The program gives Meharry medical students the opportunity to engage in mentored research on the Washington University School of Medicine campus during the summer between their first and second years of […]

Redesigning the path to becoming a doctor

Washington University School of Medicine redesigns the path to become a doctor, and voice specialist Dr. Bradley is there to help. Medical School is much more than learning the science, according to otolaryngologist Joseph P. Bradley, MD.  “It should be about fostering the individual’s identity of what makes someone a doctor from their first day […]

New Research Scholars

Seven new aspiring clinician scientists have recently joined the ranks of research scholars in the Department of Otolaryngology—Head & Neck Surgery, including T32 and TL1 predoctoral and T32 postdoctoral scholars: T32 Postdoctoral Scholars Nneoma Wamkpah, MDResidentWashington University in St. LouisMentor: Randal Paniello, MD     Ben Wahle, MDResidentWashington University in St. LouisMentor: Jose Zevallos, MD […]

What I did with my T32

The Washington University Department of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery is one of only eight otolaryngology training programs in the U.S. to offer the T32 grant for interdisciplinary research training in otolaryngology. Supported by the National Institutes of Health, the T32 grant provides select individuals with funding to pursue two years of dedicated research training in […]