Join team Heads Up to raise money for cancer research

photo of Pedal the Cause kids challenge

Have fun, get your complimentary cool team jersey, and help raise money for world-class cancer research by joining our team Heads Up at this year’s Pedal the Cause Sept. 23 to 25. Children can help too! Register your kids ages 3-13 for the Kids Challenge, which takes place Sept. 17. Riders can choose to bike […]

Ogura Lectureship celebrates research achievements

photo of residents with Amber Luong

The 40th annual Ogura Lectureship and 35th annual Resident Research Day were held June 24 to a near-capacity crowd. Held virtually since 2019, the all-day event returned to the Eric P. Newman Education Center (EPNEC) on the medical school campus of Washington University this year. The invited guest speaker was Amber Luong, MD, PhD, professor […]

Register for Pedal the Cause

ENT Pedal the Cause team

Have fun and support a great cause by joining our team at this year’s Pedal the Cause Sept. 23-25. Select our department’s team Heads Up and register by May 1 to take advantage of the lower registration rate. Pedal the Cause provides a great way to come together as a department and help our community. […]

ENT celebrates 41st Senturia Lecture

Senturia Lectureship montage

The Department of Otolaryngology at Washington University celebrated the 41st annual Senturia Lectureship on Nov. 17, 2021. Invited guest speaker Michael Hoa, MD, presented his recent work on hearing instability disorders, which includes Meniere’s disease, a disorder of the inner ear that often causes hearing loss and vertigo (dizzy spells). Hoa, an associate professor in […]

Pedal the Cause team raises $43K

ENT Pedal the Cause team

Cheers to our Pedal the Cause team for completing the big ride on Sept. 26 and for raising more than $43,000 to fund cancer research! The Department of Otolaryngology’s team Heads Up has raised more than $300,000 since the first Pedal the Cause event in 2011. This year’s 53-member team included faculty, residents, medical students, […]

Ogura Lectureship highlights mindful patient care and groundbreaking research

The 39th annual Ogura Lectureship and 34th annual Resident Research Day were held June 18, 2021. The event took a hybrid format for the first time, with resident researchers presenting their findings from the Ogura Learning Center in McMillan Hospital. Guest speaker and otolaryngology alumnus Ellis Arjmand, MD, PhD, presented the Ogura lecture remotely from […]

Pedal the Cause… Come back or join for the first time!

You are invited to participate in the Department of Otolaryngology team Heads Up for this year’s Pedal the Cause on Sept. 25 and 26. Participants—including kids—can choose to walk, run, spin, ride a bike or volunteer. While last year’s event was held virtually, there are plans for an in-person Pedal the Cause fundraising event this […]

Q&A with alumnus Ellis Arjmand

The inaugural surgeon-in-chief at Children’s Hospital New Orleans, Ellis Arjmand, MD, PhD, MMM will be the guest speaker for the annual Ogura Lectureship and Resident Research Day, held by the Department of Otolaryngology at Washington University. Arjmand completed his otolaryngology residency in 1993 and fellowship in pediatric otolaryngology in 1994 at Washington University and St. […]

Department social events go virtual

More than 20 teams participated in the Department of Otolaryngology’s very first virtual social event, a scavenger hunt. Held via Zoom, the Sept. 24 event was designed to bring people together – even virtually — during a time when people don’t get to connect in person, according to Debbie Scherr, executive director, Business Affairs for […]

Team Heads Up rocks virtual Pedal the Cause fundraiser

Congratulations to our department’s Pedal the Cause team on successfully fundraising over $15,000 to help create a cancer-free world. This surpassed the team’s fundraising goal! Our team is comprised of 38 members including otolaryngology faculty, neurosurgeons, cancer survivors and their families. This year’s Pedal the Cause fundraiser was held virtually – from California to Missouri […]