Simulation a highlight of annual ENT induction course

Washington University otolaryngology residents took full advantage of their multidisciplinary surgical simulation lab during this summer’s annual induction course. The lab has become an increasingly beneficial tool for resident training as more and more surgical specialties adopt hands-on training with cadaver specimens as a routine part of their curriculum. August was a busy month in […]

ENT residents match with top choices for surgical fellowships

Three chief residents in the Department of Otolaryngology at Washington University have matched with their top choices for prestigious fellowship programs, pursuing advanced surgical training in head and neck cancer and facial plastic and reconstructive surgery. The matches reflect the breadth and quality of surgical and academic experience received by residents in the WashU program. […]

WashU ENT celebrates graduating residents/fellows

The Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery at Washington University celebrated its graduating residents and fellows at a dinner hosted at the Westwood Country Club in St. Louis, MO. Lindburg Professor and Chair Craig Buchman, MD, honored the chief residents, extolling the virtues of each and reminding them why they chose a residency program at […]

Wick oversees 2023 Neurotology Bootcamp

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Washington University neurotologist Cameron Wick, MD, served as director of this year’s Neurotology Bootcamp, held May 19-21 at the Stryker Learning Center in Salt Lake City. Started in 2018, Neurotology Bootcamp is designed to bring together all incoming neurotology fellows to learn from young renowned faculty who are active members of the American Neurotology Society. Invitations […]

Program in Audiology and Communication Sciences celebrates graduation

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Washington University’s top ranked Program in Audiology and Communication Sciences awarded 12 Doctor of Audiology degrees and 11 Master of Science in Deaf Education degrees this year. On the Danforth campus, ten students celebrated undergraduate degrees that included a Minor in Speech and Hearing Sciences. The Program in Audiology and Communication Sciences recognized its graduates […]

WashU makes strong contribution to 2023 Combined Otolaryngology Spring Meetings

Faculty and residents from the Department of Otolaryngology at Washington University School of Medicine shared their expertise and advancements in research and patient care at the recent Combined Otolaryngology Spring Meetings (COSM) in Boston, May 3-7. The annual meeting brings together the membership of the nine COSM societies, otolaryngology residents and fellows in training, medical […]

Next steps for chief residents

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As they prepare for graduation on June 23, five chief residents in the Department of Otolaryngology at Washington University School of Medicine share their post-graduation plans, reflect on highlights of their training, and offer parting words of advice for their junior colleagues. Please join us in celebrating their successes and many contributions to the department […]

Next steps for our surgical fellows

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Graduating fellows in the Department of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery have spent the past one or two years completing intense surgical training with their specialty mentors. Here they share their future plans and some thoughts on their fellowship experience. Please join us in congratulating these new specialists. Robert Cristel, MD, Fellow in Facial plastic and […]

Welcome new residents!

photo of medical students celebrating Match Day

Otolaryngology Match 2023 results were announced March 17, and five outstanding medical graduates will join the Department of Otolaryngology as our newest residents. Please join us in welcoming and celebrating the achievements of these new members of the WashU ENT family. CLINICAL TRACK Sam Cler, MDWashington University School of Medicine “My wife and I are […]

ENT residents gain microvascular skills

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It was a full house in the surgical simulation lab Feb. 15 as residents took advantage of an opportunity to practice microvascular anastomosis, the reconstruction of small blood vessels. The procedure is one of the most challenging surgical skills to acquire — the repaired vessel has to remain patent (open), but not leak. It is […]