Save the Date!

The 2024 Ogura Lectureship will be held Friday, June 21 at the Eric P. Newman Education Center (EPNEC) on the medical school campus, 7:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Our invited guest speaker will be Charles Limb, MD, Professor and Chief, Division of Otology, Neurotology and Skull Base Surgery, Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery and Neurosurgery, University of California San Francisco School of Medicine.

More details to follow

41st Annual Ogura Lectureship

The 2023 Ogura Lectureship and Resident Research Day was held Friday, June 23.

Tessa Hadlock, MD

Our guest speaker was Tessa Hadlock, MD, Fazzalari-Grousbeck Endowed Professor of Otology and Laryngology at Harvard Medical School, and Director of the Facial Nerve Center at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary.  She is a 1990 graduate of Bowdoin College and a 1994 MD graduate of the joint Harvard Medical School / Massachusetts Institute of Technology HST program.  She obtained general surgery internship training at the University of Chicago in 1994/1995, followed by Otolaryngology / Head and Neck Surgery training at Harvard from 1995-2001, during which she also pursued a two year research fellowship in tissue engineering at Children’s Hospital in Boston.  She has subspecialty training in microvascular head and neck reconstruction, and since 2002, has been on staff at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear infirmary, where she directs the Facial Nerve Center.  As a clinician-scientist, she is the author of over 180 original articles.  She has served as principal investigator for multiple NIH-funded R01 grants. Her primary interest is in comprehensive management of the paralyzed face.

Hadlock gave two presentations:

  • Facial Reanimation: past, present, and future
  • Responsible Innovation in Otolaryngology

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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.

Places to Stay

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

DoubleTree by Hilton St. Louis Forest Park

The Chase Park Plaza

Close by, but not walking distance:

Drury Inn & Suites near Forest Park

Past Ogura Lecturers

2023 – Tessa Hadlock, MD

2022 – Amber Luong, MD, PhD

2021 – Ellis Arjmand, MD, PhD, MMM

2019 – Eric M. Genden, MD, MHA

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