Graduating fellows move to faculty positions

Graduating fellows in the Department of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery have spent the past year 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. Zaid Al-Qurayshi, MBChB, fellow in advanced head and neck surgical oncology […]

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 […]

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 […]

More than a surgical trainee: Clinical Fellow Kevin Zhan

As Kevin Zhan, MD, enters the second year of his neurotology fellowship, he shares his thoughts on the importance of a trainee also serving as trainer. Why did you pursue a fellowship in neurotology? I pursued otology and neurotology simply because I love ear and lateral skull base surgery, and I’m passionate about hearing healthcare. […]

Catching up with our clinical fellows

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Four new fellowship trainees recently started in the Department of Otolaryngology at Washington University. We connected with them to learn a little more about why they chose WashU to continue their training, their impressions of St. Louis, and what they like to do in their spare time. Robert Cristel, MD, fellow in facial plastic and […]

ENT residents secure top fellowships

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Four chief residents in the Department of Otolaryngology at Washington University have been selected for prestigious fellowship programs, pursuing advanced surgical training in head and neck cancer and facial plastic surgery. Almost 80 percent of WashU’s recent ENT graduates pursue fellowship training, compared to the national average that has ranged from 40 to 60 percent. […]

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, […]

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 […]