40th Annual Ogura Lectureship

The upcoming Ogura Lectureship and Resident Research Day will be held Friday, June 24, 2022. Watch this page for more details regarding guest speaker and event format. We hope to see you there.

About the Ogura Lectureship

Joseph H. Ogura, MD

Joseph H. Ogura, MD, was a member of the Washington University School of Medicine from 1948 to 1982. He served as Lindburg Professor and Head of the Department of Otolaryngology and Otolaryngologist-in-Chief. He was a member of 30 professional societies and held presidencies in the American Society of Head & Neck Surgery, the American Laryngeal Society and the Triological Society.

The endowment for the Ogura Lectureship was established in 1982 in his honor. Support for for the lectureship is raised through his grateful patients, friends, colleagues and graduates.

In 1986, the Resident Research Day was added to this program in appreciation of these outstanding men and women. The work presented by residents represents their research experience, a minimum of three-six months research for all residents or a maximum of two and one half years for those in our Advanced Physician Scholars Program.

For more information, contact Jana Richardson at richardsonj@wustl.edu or by phone: 314-362-7511.


Places to Stay

The following hotels are within walking distance of the medical school campus:

The Parkway Hotel

The Chase Park Plaza

Close by, but not walking distance:

Drury Inn & Suites near Forest Park


Past Ogura Lecturers

2021 – Ellis Arjmand, MD, PhD, MMM

2019 – Eric M. Genden, MD, MHA, FACS


2018 – Michael M. E. Johns, MD

2017 – Richard L. Carrau, MD, FACS

2016 – Richard M. Rosenfeld, MD, MPH

2015 – Richard A. Chole, MD, PhD

2014 – Bevan Yueh, MD, MPH

2013 – Carol R. Bradford, MD

2012 – Jonas T. Johnson, MD

2011 – Robin T. Cotton, MD, FRCSC

2010 – Jeffrey N. Myers, MD, PhD

2009 – Michael G. Stewart, MD

2008 – Patrick J. Gullane, MB, FRCSC

2007 – Gregory T. Wolf, MD

2006 – Robert W. Bastian, MD

2005- Randal S. Weber, MD

2004 – Gerald B. Healy, MD

2003 – Jennifer Rubin Grandis, MD

2002 – Wolfgang Steiner, MD

2000 – Marshall Strome, MD, MS

1999 – Jesus Medina, MD, FACS

1998 – K. Thomas Robbins, MD

1997 – Gordon B. Snow, MD

1996 – Willard E. Fee, Jr, MD

1995 – Roger L. Crumley, MD

1994 – John A. Kirchner, MD

1993 – David E. Schuller, MD

1992 – Charles J. Krause, MD

1991 – H. Bryan Neel III, MD, PhD

1990 – Bryon J. Bailey, MD

1989 – Charles W. Cummings, MD

1988 – Patrick J. Doyle, MD

1987 – Hugh F. Biller, MD

1986 – Roger Boles, MD

1985 – Eugene N. Myers, MD

1984 – Paul H. Ward, MD

1983 – John J. Conley, MD

1982 – Max L. Som, MD


This activity is designed to provide research, outcomes, contemporary diagnosis and treatment information to otolaryngologists and related health care professionals. The intended result of this event is improvement in competence, performance and patient care. By the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Evaluate and integrate research data into patient care effectively
  • Increase positive patient outcomes, medical knowledge,  and practice-based learning
  • Improve interpersonal and communication skills, professionalism and systems-based practice

In support of improving patient care, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Washington University School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Credit provided by Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Continuing Medical Education.