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ENT residents and faculty present at the annual Academy meeting

AAO-HNS panel members, from left: Ryan Jackson, MD, Wade Thorstad, MD, Sid Puram, MD, and Burton Wood, MD.

Congratulations to our residents and faculty members who presented at the annual American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery meeting this year! After a year of COVID-19, both in-person and virtual attendance options were offered for participation in the Academy’s 125th anniversary celebration.

Our department’s 2021 Academy presentations included:

Craig Buchman, MD, presenting, Oliver Adunka, Margaret Kenna and Daniel Choo: “Work-Up of Pediatric Hearing Loss: Case Based Panel Discussion.”

Jake Lee, MD: “Efficacy of Topical Antimicrobial Prophylaxis for Mucosal Head and Neck Surgery: A Systematic Review & Meta-Analysis.”

Judith E. C. Lieu, MD, MSPH, presenting, Samantha Anne Hsieh, Michael Cohen and Margaret A. Kenna, MD: “Pediatric Sensorineural Hearing Loss: The First Visit.”

ENT residents Stephanie Chen, MD, Nneoma Wamkpah, MD, Amit Walia, MD, and Jake Lee, MD, presented their research findings at the annual meeting.

Sidharth V. Puram, MD, PhD: “Elderly Head &Neck Cancer Patients: To Operate or Not? Pt. I”

Sidharth V. Puram, MD, PhD: “Elderly Head & Neck Cancer Patients: To Operate or Not? Pt. II”

Sidharth V. Puram, MD, PhD: “How to Approach Margins in H&N Cancer: A Practitioner’s Guide.”

Sidharth V. Puram, MD, PhD, presenting, Ryan S. Jackson, MD, and Wade L. Thorstad, MD: “p16+ (HPV+) OPSCC: A Surgical Approach to Management.”

Matthew A. Shew, MD: “A Prospective Evaluation of MicroRNAs as a Meniere’s Disease Biomarker.”

Katelyn Stepan, MD, Washington University fellowship alumnus, presenting, Sid Puram, MD, PhD, and Angela Mazul, PhD: “Changing trends in oral cavity squamous cell carcinoma subsites.”

 Amit Walia, MD, (presenting author), Jacques Herzog, MD, Matthew A. Shew, MD, Cameron C. Wick, MD, Nedim Durakovic, MD, Craig A. Buchman, MD: “Early Hearing Preservation Outcomes With New Slim Lateral Wall Electrode Using Electrocochleography.”

Nneoma Wamkpah, MD: “Patients’ Views of Shared Decision-making and Decisional Conflict in Otolaryngologic Surgery During the COVID-19 Pandemic.”

Cameron C. Wick, MD: “Temporal Bone Radiology for Surgical Decision Making.”

Cameron C. Wick, MD: “Update on the Evaluation and Management of Pulsatile Tinnitus.”