Ogura Lectureship highlights advances in ENT

The 41st annual Ogura Lectureship and 36th annual Resident Research Day were held June 23 to a capacity crowd at the Eric P. Newman Education Center on the medical school campus of Washington University. The invited guest speaker was Tessa Hadlock, MD, Fazzalari-Grousbeck Endowed Professor of Otology and Laryngology at Harvard Medical School, and Director […]

Register for Pedal the Cause

Do you like to ride road or gravel bikes? Join team Heads Up and ride! Do you want your kids to learn to help others? Kids aged 3 to 13 can ride in the kids challenge. Do you want to help cure cancer? Ride, volunteer, or donate. Register for team Heads Up and enjoy these […]

Town Hall celebrates growth, innovation and service

photo of Buchman speaking at Town Hall event

The Department of Otolaryngology held its annual Town Hall last month where Lindburg Professor and Chair Craig Buchman, MD, shared his annual review of department activities and plans for the future. Growth in the clinical space and expanded research efforts were highlighted as some of the many avenues to success of the department’s mission to […]

Lenarz to give Senturia lecture

Thomas Lenarz, MD, PhD, will give the 2022 annual Senturia Lectureship to the Department of Otolaryngology at Washington University School of Medicine. The title of his presentation will be, Hearing4All: functional restoration of hearing using auditory devices. Lenarz studied medicine and biochemistry at universities in London and Tübingen, Erlangen, and Heidelberg, Germany,  from 1975 until […]

ENT re-launches social committee

In August, the department re-launched its social committee. Covid-19 had squelched the committee’s events and planning, but with a renewed vigor, a group of volunteers attended a kick-off meeting on Aug. 19 and has been meeting regularly to plan activities for the department.  The first event in the works will be the department holiday/winter party. They are presently exploring venues and dates, […]

ENT Pedal the Cause team raises over $30K

Teams Heads Up

Cheers to our Pedal the Cause team Heads Up for raising over $30,000 to fund cancer research – so far! The Department of Otolaryngology’s team Heads Up has raised $350,000 since the first Pedal the Cause event in 2011. This year’s 53-member team included faculty, medical students, staff, cancer survivors, supporters and kids! Team members […]

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 […]