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 […]

Join us at Pedal the Cause

You are invited to participate with our department in this year’s Pedal the Cause Inspired on September 26 & 27. Be inspired to ride your bike. Be inspired to run or walk. Be inspired to do your part to create a world without cancer. Register, set your goal, and give fundraising your best efforts.  When you register, select our department’s […]

WashU team shares expertise in skull base surgery

Faculty and residents from the departments of Otolaryngology and Neurosurgery work closely together on many patient cases and research to advance patient care, so it’s no surprise that they would find themselves presenting at the same national meetings. Most recently, faculty and residents from both departments demonstrated their expertise in skull base surgery at the […]

2019 Holiday Outreach

We want to thank all of you who have generously participated in the Holiday Outreach Program, an annual community outreach initiative coordinated by the Washington University Medical Center Redevelopment Corporation (WUMCRC). The program gives participating departments of the Washington University School of Medicine, BJC medical campus, and others an opportunity to aid in our mission […]