In a welcoming and collegial environment, the department offers comprehensive training in two residency tracks:
- Clinical Residency Program (5 years): Residents in this program receive comprehensive training in every subspecialty, providing outstanding preparation for clinical and surgical patient care.
- Physician-Scientist Training Program (7 years): Funded by a National Institutes of Health grant, this program combines the five years of clinical training available in the Clinical Residency Program with an additional 18 months of continuous, protected research time. It is aimed at individuals interested in a physician-scientist career in otolaryngology.
Residents enjoy a balanced lifestyle among supportive colleagues, in a fun, affordable city.
Exceptional learning environment
A supportive culture, leading-edge educational technologies and extensive clinical exposure provide a rich training ground.
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Application and interviews
Find out about deadlines, the application process, and the interview day schedule and logistics.
Policies, stipends, and benefits
All policies and procedures pertaining to residents, including stipends and benefits, are maintained by the Graduate Medical Education (GME) Consortium of Washington University School of Medicine, Barnes-Jewish Hospital, and St. Louis Children’s Hospital.