Tuesday
Sep032013

A Guide to the Pediatric Otolaryngology Fellowship Application Process

Applicants interested in applying to Pediatric Otolaryngology fellowships should enter the Pediatric Otolaryngology fellowship match at:

http://sfmatch.org

Most fellowships require completion of the universal application.  Additional material may be required as outlined in the program descriptions below.  Contacts are given for each program on the list below.

Eligibility

Programs that are ACGME accredited

Applicants for the ACGME accredited position must be graduates of an ACGME-accredited Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery residency training program in the US or Canada including Osteopathic graduates trained in an ACGME accredited residency.  Physicians trained outside of the US or Canada in a non-ACGME residency or Osteopathic physicians that completed residency in an Osteopathic core program do not qualify.  (Please note that ACGME accredited programs may also have non accredited positions so please contact the individual Fellowship Director at the programs for more details).

 

Programs that are not ACGME accredited

Programs that are not ACGME accredited may hire fellows trained outside of the US or Canada at their discretion.  Applicants should review program descriptions and verify eligibility prior to submitting an application.

 

All positions that are either offered for an ACGME accredited program and/or position or not will still be offered through the matching mechanism.

Deadlines for applications may vary, but most are due at the beginning of the year prior to the fellowship’s starting date. For example, applications for positions beginning in July 2015 will be due around the beginning of calendar year 2014.  Deadlines vary among programs, so be sure to check each program’s due date on the list below.

Interviews begin after applications are reviewed.  Program interview dates are posted around the end of October each year.  Match deadlines and dates will be posted yearly on http://sfmatch.org.

 

Thursday
Oct072010

Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago

Director:  James W. Schroeder, Jr., M.D. FACS, FAAP

Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago

255 E. Chicago – Box 25

Chicago, IL 60611-2605

Phone:   312-227-6230

Fax: 312-227-9414


Email:   jschroeder@luriechildrens.org

• Application Deadline:  January 1

• Duration of Fellowship:  One (1) Year.
• # Fellow/Year:  Two
• University Affiliation:  Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
• Licensing Requirement:  Illinois Licensure required
• Appointment Level:  Fellow (ACGME)
• Operating Privileges:  None
• Clinic Responsibilities:  3-4 specialized and multispecialty half day clinics per week.
• Operative Experience:  Training includes extensive surgical experience in pediatric laryngology and bronchoesophagology, laryngeal reconstruction, endoscopy sinus surgery, otology (including cochlear implant), head and neck, and the full spectrum pediatric otolaryngology.
• Research:  Expected; dedicated time
• Resident Supervision:  Yes – 3 residents
• Benefits:  Medical and liability insurance; travel stipends for national meeting, post graduate course
• Salary: PGY 6
• The Pediatric Otolaryngology Fellowship Training Program at Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago offers the pediatric otolaryngology fellow a broad-based clinical experience and clinical research exposure in an academic environment.  The pediatric otolaryngology training program is one year in duration and is under the auspices of the ACGME program requirements.   The fellowship program is associated with the ACGME accredited otolaryngology residency training program at Northwestern University. 

Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago is an international referral center for tertiary pediatric medicine.  The pediatric otolaryngology department at  Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago is the busiest in the region.  The otolaryngology department sees an average of 1200 outpatients per month and performs an average of 500 surgical procedures per month.  Fellows are involved in the care of high risk neonates and children with a variety of rare and complicated congenital and acquired conditions that have otolaryngologic manifestations.  Fellows work closely with our nationally recognized expert pediatric otolaryngology subspecialty faculty to refine their skills in pediatric otolaryngology and to participate in advanced surgeries beyond the expertise of residents in training.  The volume of complex fellow “index” cases as defined by the American
Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology is exceeded year after year. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago offers the fellows exposure to a cutting edge pediatric airway practice where they will be involved in the management of and surgical reconstruction of the compromised pediatric airway.   Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago is a national referral center for pediatric head and neck masses with national recognition for the treatment of congenital pediatric neck masses. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago has also recently been recognized as having the nation’s largest and one of the most successful cochlear implant programs.  Fellows will be exposed to the medical as well as surgical management of pediatric hearing loss. 

The fellows spend their entire training period on the pediatric otolaryngology service, developing confidence in patient care and operative techniques, refining their teaching skills, and increasing their level of comfort in administrating the pediatric otolaryngology surgical service. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago fellows are exposed to multiple interdisciplinary clinics including a craniofacial clinic, velopharyngeal clinic, and swallowing and dysphasia clinic. The fellows assume increased independent responsibility in a graduated fashion in the operating room, at the bedside, and in the clinic under supervision provided by the faculty. 

 

Thursday
Oct072010

Arkansas Children’s Hospital

Director: Gresham T. Richter, MD
Co-Director: Charles M. Bower, MD 

Contacts:  Gresham T. Richter, MD
Arkansas Children’s Hospital
1 Children’s Way slot 836
Little Rock, AR  72202

Phone: 501-364-1047
Fax: 501-364-4790
Email: Dr. Richter: gtrichter@uams.edu  or Dawn Horn:   dhorn@uams.edu  Phone: 501-364-2656(fellowship coordinator)

 
  • Application Deadline: January 10th, 2014
  • Interview dates: February 9 & 10, 2014
  • Starting Date: July 1
  • Duration of Fellowship: 2 years
  • University Affiliation: University of Arkansas
  • Licensing Requirement: Arkansas Licensure Required
  • Appointment Level: Fellow and Instructor – Department of Otolaryngology, University of Arkansas
  • Operating Privileges: Instructor level
  • Clinic Responsibilities: Weekly fellow clinic, and instructing residents in general clinics
  • Operative Experience: Complete spectrum of pediatric otolaryngology problems from ear to airway with addition of cleft lip and palate repair, pediatric facial plastics, and surgical treatment of vascular anomalies.
  • Research: Clinic and basic science
  • Resident Supervision: Yes
  • Case Load: Approximately 12,000 cases per year are seen in the clinic, and 4,200 operative cases per year
  • Benefits: Medical, dental, liability, life and disability insurance
  • Additional Information: This is a fellowship which encompasses all aspects of pediatric otolaryngology and extensive opportunity research to build ones academic platform.  The fellows are available to attend all major cases and participate in daily rounds, teaching sessions, weekly conferences, and research activities.
  • Application Procedure: Letter of intent, CV, letter of recommendation from
  • Program Director and two other letters of reference. ACH will not be conducting interviews 2009.  We will be conducting interviews in 2010.
Thursday
Oct072010

Baylor College of Medicine / Texas Children’s Hospital

Director: Carla M. Giannoni, MD
Chief of Service: Ellen M. Friedman, MD
Texas Children’s Hospital Clinical Care Center
6701 Fannin, Suite 610.22
Houston, Texas 77030


Phone: 832-822-3267
Fax: 832-825-3251
Email: pediotofellowship@bcm.tmc.edu

 
  • Application Deadline: January 15  (Unified application is required with 3 letters of reference, a CV and a personal statement).
  • Duration of Fellowship: 1 year.
  • # Fellows per Year: 2
  • University Affiliation: Baylor College of Medicine
  • Hospital Affiliation: Texas Children’s Hospital (TCH), Houston Texas.
  • Accreditation: The fellowship was established in 1992 and has been ACGME accredited since 1998.
  • Faculty: 7 Fulltime and 2 Part time Pediatric Otolaryngology Faculty provide the majority of the training experience and 3 Neurootologists provide for adjuvent otologic experience.
  • Licensing Requirement: Texas Institutional Permit or Medical License required.
  • Appointment Level: Fellow, Department of Otolaryngology Baylor College of Medicine.
  • Clinic Responsibilities: One-half clinic per week for outpatient consults.
  • Operative Experience: TCH is the largest Children’s Hospital in the USA, which provides broad and extensive exposure to pediatric otolaryngology cases.  Tertiary care cases include otologic procedures, including cochlear implants, airway surgery, including laryngotracheal reconstruction and laser surgery of the airway, neck masses, and sinus surgery.  The 138 bed NICU, 31 bed PICU, 36 bed Cancer Center, 15 bed Bone Marrow Transplant Unit and 22 pediatric surgery suites provide extensive exposure to complex and challenging pediatric patients.
  • Fellow Supervision: Yes.  Philosophy is to encourage incremental learning and development of independent, critical thinking skills however faculty support is always available and required in the operating room by hospital bylaws.
  • Call requirements:  Baylor College of Medicine residents cover all first calls for Pediatric Otolaryngology.  Some home call by fellows is required.
  • Research:  There are ample opportunities to pursue clinical research projects but research is not required.
  • Benefits: Medical, dental, and liability insurance; 3 weeks vacation; travel stipend for scientific presentations; pediatric  otolaryngology fellow book stipend.
  • Salary: PGY - 6 level
  • Additional Information:  Our fellows enjoy warm, Texas hospitality as well as beautiful, state -of- the- art hospital facilities and near year- round balmy weather.



Thursday
Oct072010

Children’s Hospital Boston

Boston Children’s Hospital

Reza Rahbar DMD, MD

Associate Chief in Otolaryngology

Director: Education of Fellowship Program

Boston Children’s Hospital

300 Longwood Avenue, LO-367

Boston, Mass 02115

Phone: 617-355-1990

Fax: 617-730-0337

Email: reza.rahbar@childrens.harvard.edu

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Application Deadline: Please check with San Francisco Match

Duration of Fellowship: One year clinical fellowship with optional second year (research based)

Number of Fellows per Year: 4

University Affiliation: Harvard Medical School

Licensing Requirement: State of Massachusetts Medical License

Appointment Level: Clinical fellow

Faculty: Department of Otolaryngology consists of 15 attending physicians, 29 Audiologists, 28 Speech pathologies, 13 Physician Assistants, 9 Nursing staff, and 65 support staff.

Boston Children’s Hospital: BCH is the primary pediatric teaching hospital of the Harvard Medical School, ranked by U.S. News & World Report as the number one pediatric hospital in the country. It has the world’s largest and most active research enterprise of a pediatric hospital in the world. Clinical Care Highlights: 40 Clinical Departments, 204 Specialized Clinical Programs, 397 Licensed Beds, 22600 Inpatient Discharges, 471,641 Outpatients Visits, 55,868 Emergency Department Visits and 23,491 Surgical Cases. Research Highlights: 600 Scientists including 9 members of National Academy of Sciences, 7 members of the Institute of Medicine and 13 members of Howard Hughes Medical Institute. 800,000 square feet of state of the art laboratory space, $225 million annual funding.

Clinic Experience: Participation of ORL subspecialty clinic on a rotating basis (Aero-Digestive Disorders, Head & Neck, Hearing Loss, Otology, Voice). Other Clinics (Craniofacial, Cleft lip and Palate, Fetal Medicine, Vascular Anomaly).

Operative Experience: Extensive surgical experience in pediatric laryngology and bronchoesophagoscopy, endoscopic and open airway reconstruction, rhinology, otology (including cochlear implant), head and neck and the full spectrum pediatric otolaryngology.

Research Experience: Extensive Clinical and Basic Science opportunities both at the ORL department and at Boston Children’s Hospital.

Operative and Clinical Volume: ORL service totals approximately 6,000 surgical cases, 27,000 outpatients ORL visits, 17,000 Audiology visits, and 11,000 speech visits per year.

Didactic Sessions: Both weekly and monthly conferences which include Morbidity and Mortality, Radiology, Head & Neck, Airway, Research, Otology, Journal club, etc.

Resident and Medical Students: Active supervision and mentorship of residents and medical students

Benefits: Medical, dental, liability, two weeks vacation, one meeting attendance week, competitive salary (PGY-6)

Application Procedure: Please contact Catherine Bartolomucci

Phone: 617.355.1990

Fax: 617.730.0337

Email: catherine.bartolomucci@childrens.harvard.edu

Thursday
Oct072010

Children’s Hospital Colorado / University of Colorado School of Medicine

Patricia J. Yoon, MD, Fellowship Director

Associate Professor

 Children’s Hospital Colorado

13123 East 16th Avenue, B455

Aurora, CO 80045

Phone: 720-777-8520

Fax: 720-777-7348

 

Fellowship Coordinator: Melissa Frohardt

Phone: 720-777-3258

Fax: 720-777-7348

Email: melissa.frohardt@childrenscolorado.org

 

•Application deadline: January 15, 2013

•Interview Date: March 11, 2013

•Starting date: July 1, 2014

•Duration of fellowship: 1 year

•Number of fellows per year: 2

•Affiliation: University of Colorado School of Medicine

•Accreditation: ACGME accredited

•Licensing requirement: State of Colorado medical license

•Appointment level: PGY-6, Fellow, Department of Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery

•Operating privileges: Staffing required

•Clinic responsibilities: Staffing required

•Operative experience: Wide exposure to all areas of pediatric otolaryngology practice, from routine to complex procedures, including chronic ear surgery, cochlear implantation, airway management and reconstruction, head and neck, sinus surgery and cleft lip/palate

•Research: Required, with dedicated time provided

•Resident supervision: Yes – active, in OR, inpatient and outpatient settings (otolaryngology and pediatric residents, as well as medical students)

•Caseload: Over 4,500 operative cases and over 15,000 clinic visits per year

•Call responsibilities: One weeknight per week and one weekend per month as resident back-up; attending staff on call as well. Night/weekend call is from home.

•Benefits: Medical, Dental, Professional Liability, Life, Long-term Disability, Vision, Reimbursement Account, Tax Deferred Annuity Program, Leave and Vacation

•Salary: PGY-6

•Additional information: 8 full-time faculty members cover the breadth of pediatric otolaryngology with unique areas of clinical expertise, including airway, hearing loss, sinus, vascular malformation, sleep medicine, cleft lip/palate and cranio-facial surgery.

•Prerequisites: At the time of matriculation, the candidate must have successfully completed an ACGME or RCPSC-accredited Otolaryngology residency program and passed Step 3 of the USMLE examination

•Application procedure: Applicants will need to apply to the program using the Central Application Service (CAS).  In addition to the required CAS documents (sent to SF Match), interested applicants should send CV, personal statement and USMLE scores directly to the program.

Thursday
Oct072010

Children’s Hospital, San Diego

Director: Anthony Magit, MD

Rady Children’s Hospital, San Diego
Division of Pediatric Otolaryngology
3030 Children’s Way, Suite 402
San Diego, CA 92123

Phone: 858-309-7701
Email: amagit@rchsd.org
Administrative Contact: Ann Pickett
Tel: 858-309-7701
 
  • Application Deadline: February 1st
  • Start Date: July 1
  • Duration of Fellowship: 1 year
  • # Fellows per Year: One fellow taken every year
  • University Affiliation: UCSD, Balboa Naval Hospital
  • Licensing Requirement: California Medical License
  • Appointment Level: fellow
  • Operating Privileges: Yes
  • Clinic Responsibilities: 1/2 day clinic 2x/week. In addition, opportunity for monthly involvement with hearing clinic, cleft palate, craniofacial and vascular anomalies clinic, and cochlear implant planning meeting.
  • Operative Experience: Entire spectrum of surgical pediatric otolaryngology and otologic procedures. Laryngology with laser and micridebrider and papilloma experience, bronchesophagology (including foreign body removal), reconstructive airway surgical intervention, extensive intranasal and endoscopic sinus surgery, pediatric head and neck surgery, reconstructive ear surgery, cochlear implantation and bone anchored hearing aids.
  • Research: Extensive opportunities for clinical research
  • Resident Supervision: Yes
  • Case Load: Complete pediatric otolaryngology experience.
  • Benefits: Medical and liability insurance, hospital dues, meeting travel stipend, medical reimbursement for uncovered expenses, eligibility for university housing on case by case basis, and post graduate course in CREST. (clinicalresearch, ethics, and statistics training)
  • Salary: Commensurate for PGY level 6
  • Additional Information: The division of pediatric otolaryngology consists of six attending physicians. This fellowship is directed at providing the candidate with necessary surgical, diagnostic, and therapeutic skills in all aspects of pediatric otolaryngology. Completion of this fellowship will enable the graduate to attain a position in a tertiary care pediatric institution. A complete clinical experience includes close interaction with the pediatric ICU and neonatal intensive care staff. Didactic experiences include radiology and pathology conferences, otolaryngology grand rounds, journal clubs and multi-disciplinary conferences. Time may be spent with other pediatric specialties.



Thursday
Oct072010

Children’s Mercy Hospital/ The University of Kansas Medical Center

Director: Pamela Nicklaus, MD
2401 Gilham Road
Children’s Mercy Hospital
Kansas City, MO 64108

Phone: 816-234-3042

Email: pnicklaus@cmh.edu

Fellowship Coordinator: Kelly Laurent

Phone: 816-983-6875
Fax: 816-983-6430
Email: kklaurent@cmh.edu

 

  • Application deadline: January for July of following year
  • Duration of Fellowship: One year clinical fellowship
  • #Fellow/Year: one
  • University Affiliation: The University of Kansas
  • Accreditation:  AGME accredited 2010
  • Licensing Requirement: Missouri licensure required
  • Appointment level: Fellow, PGY-6
  • Operating privileges: Staff required
  • Clinic Responsibilities: Fellow clinic ½ day per week. The fellow will participate in some multidisciplinary clinics including Down’s clinic, Cleft Palate Clinic, Aero-digestive clinic, vascular malformations clinic, and neonatal vent clinic.
  • Operative Experience: All aspects pediatric otolaryngology surgery including endoscopic and open airway cases, head and neck procedures, endoscopic sinus procedures, congenital disorders, otology including cochlear implants, and plastic surgery including cleft palate.
  • Resident Supervision: Yes, PGY-2 and PGY-3
  • Case Load: Over 4,000 operative cases per year at Children’s Mercy Hospital.
  • Benefits: PGY-6 salary and benefits (see www.childrensmercy.org , graduate medical education benefits and perks). The fellow will take back up call to the otolaryngology residents one time per week and one weekend per month, with attending back up. The fellow will have no holiday call.
  • Additional Information: The fellow will participate in both fellow level conferences through CMH and departmental conferences at KUMC. There will be both medical student and resident teaching opportunities. There will be an opportunity for fellows to participate in a medical mission team during their fellow year. Please see the website for further details: http://www.childrensmercy.org/Content/view.aspx?id=3866
  • Application procedure: Please send email of interest to pnicklaus@cmh.edu. We will use the Central Application Service found on the San Francisco Match web site (http://www.sfmatch.org/). We also require 2 letters of recommendation, one from your program director. Interviews will take place in the spring of the year prior to fellowship.
Thursday
Oct072010

Children’s National Medical Center, Washington DC

Director: Diego A. Preciado, MD PhD

Children’s National Medical Center
Department of Otolaryngology
111 Michigan Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20010

Phone: 202-476-3659

Fax: 202-476-5038
Email:
dpreciad@cnmc.org

 

  • Application Deadline: February 15
  • Starting Date: July 1st
  • Duration of Fellowship: 1 year with an option of a 2nd year of research
  • Number of Fellows per Year: Two
  • Accreditation: Accredited by ACGME
  • University Affiliation: George Washington University School of Medicine
  • Eligibility: Individuals must have completed an ACGME or Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada accredited Otolaryngology residency and are eligible or certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology. District of Columbia license is also required.
  • Case Load: Otolaryngology department has over 10,500 patient encounters each year (includes outpatient and inpatient visits). Yearly 4,500 operative cases are performed.
  • Specialty Clinics: Craniofacial, vascular malformation, velopharyngeal insufficiency, hearing impairment, cochlear implants, swallowing evaluation and voice clinics are offered in conjunction with other disciplines.
  • Conferences/Didactics: Fellows participate in monthly journal club, twice monthly pediatric otolaryngology conferences, weekly grand rounds, monthly morbidity and mortality conferences and radiology/pathology conferences.
  • Research Year: Clinical research is required with development of research project and submission of an IRB application. All fellows are required to complete Investigator 101 course. Guidance with grant application and developing bench research are available for those opting for additional research year.
  • Call Responsibility/Resident supervision: Please contact us at 202-476-3659.
  • Salary: Competitive, please call for details 202-476-3659.
  • Benefits: Medical, dental and liability insurance, office, four weeks of vacation, computer and travel stipend.
  • Application Form: Please download the unified application form and apply as directed through http://www.sfmatch.org/
  • Other Requirements: Three letters of recommendation, curriculum vitae, personal statement.

Send Application to:
Diego A. Preciado, MD, PhD
Children’s National Medical Center
111 Michigan Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20010

Monday
Nov152010

Children's Hospital of Wisconsin

Interview Dates: Feb 9, 2011 and April 12, 2011

Contacts

Program Director: Cecille G. Sulman, MD
Phone: 414-266-6467
Fax: 412-266-2693
Email: csulman@mcw.edu

Address

9000 West Wisconsin Avenue
P.O. Box 1997
Milwaukee, WI 53201


•    Application Deadline: March 15
•    Starting Date: July 1
•    Duration of Fellowship Program: 1 Year
•    University Affiliation: Medical College of Wisconsin
•    Accreditation: ACGME application submitted, review pending
•    Licensing Requirements: WI License Required
•    Number of Fellows per Year: 2
•    Appointment Level: Fellow, Division of Pediatric Otolaryngology
•    Operating Privileges: Staffing Required
•    Operative Experience: Wide exposure to all areas of routine, as well as more complex pediatric otolaryngological procedures including cochlear implants, airway management, laryngotracheal reconstruction, head and neck masses, surgical and laser treatment of vascular anomalies, and sinus surgery.
•    Clinic Responsibilities: Staffing Required
•    Research: Clinical and basic science.  Dedicated time available.
•    Case Load: Approximately 14,000 outpatient visits at main campus; approximately 6000 surgical procedures inpatient and outpatient main campus
•    Call Responsibilities: On average, every 4th day as resident back up; faculty on call as well
•    Resident Supervision: Yes
•    Salary Range: Appropriate for level of training
•    Benefits: Commensurate with the University Graduate Medical Education Policy

Additional information:  Our pediatric otolaryngology faculty offer a broad spectrum of exposure to the world of pediatric otolaryngology.  An additional strength includes many multidisciplinary clinics and teams to manage patients with complex needs:  Aerodigestive and Voice Clinic, Tracheostomy and Ventilator Clinic, Multidisciplinary Sinus Clinic, Saliva Control Clinic, Vascular Anomaly Clinic, Cleft Lip and Palate Clinic, Voice Clinic, Maternal Fetal Medicine Program and EXIT procedures,   Tracheal team for cardiothoracic patients, FEES Clinic, Velocardiofacial Syndrome Clinic, Cochlear Implant Team, and Sleep Clinic.  A strong didactic program is in place including practical courses in endoscopy, temporal bone, and sinus surgery.

Application:   We participate in the Pediatric Otolaryngology SF Match Program. Please download the unified application form.  Once complete, mail to the attention of Cecille Sulman, MD

Thursday
Oct072010

Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota/University of Minnesota

Directors: James Sidman, M.D

Children’s Specialty Ctr, Suite 450
2530 Chicago Ave South
Minneapolis, MN  55404

Phone: 612-874-1292
Fax: 612-874-0985
Email: James Sidman: sidma001@umn.edu

 

Application Deadline: February 1

  • Starting Date: July 1
  • Duration of Fellowship: 1 year
  • University Affiliation: University of Minnesota
  • Licensing Requirement: Minnesota Licensure Required
  • Appointment Level: Fellow and Instructor – Department of Otolaryngology, University of Minnesota
  • Operating Privileges: Instructor level
  • Clinic Responsibilities: Instructing residents in operating room and clinic.
  • Operative Experience: Entire spectrum of pediatric otolaryngology problems with emphasis on cleft lip and palate repair, pediatric airway problems, head and neck surgery, facial plastic surgery, vascular malformations, surgical endoscopic sinus surgery, and strong emphasis on otology and cochlear implants.
  • Research: Clinic and basic science
  • Resident Supervision: Yes
  • Case Load: Approximately 7,000 cases per year seen in the clinic between Minneapolis Children’s Hospital and the University of Minnesota and approximately 1,500 operative cases per year
  • Benefits: Medical, dental, liability, life and disability insurance
  • Additional Information: This is a fellowship that encompasses all aspects of pediatric otolaryngology with emphasis on cleft lip and palate. The fellow will be expected to attend all major cases and participate in daily rounds, teaching sessions, weekly conferences, and research activities.
  • Application Procedure: Letter of intent, CV, letter of recommendation from Program Director and two other letters of reference. Interview will take place the Spring of the year prior to fellowship.

 

Thursday
Oct072010

Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center

Director: J. Paul Willging, MD

Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
3333 Burnet Avenue, ML 2018
Cincinnati, OH 45229-3039

Phone: 513-636-2287

Email: tricia.davis@cchmc.org

  • Application deadline: February 1 (contact Tricia Davis with questions)
  • Duration of fellowship: 2 years (1 year fellowships are offered only to applicants who have completed a post residency fellowship.)
  • # Fellows per year: 4 to match for fellowships to commence in 2015
  • University Affiliation: University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
  • Licensing Requirement: Ohio training certificate, full license only if moonlighting
  • Appointment Level: Appropriate PGY level
  • Operative Experience:  Comprehensive training in pediatric otolaryngology-head and neck: airway, sinus, cochlear implantation, head and neck, pediatric neurotology, VPI, pediatric voice, feeding and swallowing disorders, Craniofacial Team and vascular malformations   
  • Case Load: Average 35,000 ENT office visits per year, with 13,000 surgical cases
  • Benefits: Medical, dental, and liability insurance, travel stipend
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Additional Information:  Established in 1976, the Pediatric Otolaryngology Fellowship Training Program has been ACGME accredited since 1998.  In addition to a strong clinical experience, the 2-year fellowship includes a 5-month dedicated research block.  Fellows also participate in radiology conferences, craniofacial team meetings, Aerodigestive and Sleep Center meetings, Grand Rounds, pediatric otolaryngology seminars, research planning and Tumor Board meetings.  The goal of the research component is the development of a research project, including grant preparation, human rights/animal care committee evaluation, and successful competing for funding.  

 

Thursday
Oct072010

Detroit Children’s Hospital

Director: Michael S. Haupert, DO

Chief, Department of Otolaryngology
Children’s Hospital of Michigan
3901 Beaubien Boulevard
Detroit, Michigan 48201

Phone: 313-745-5402
Email: Gseiter@dmc.org
Website: http://www.childrensdmc.org/?id=166&sid=1

 
  • Application Deadline: June 1, preceding year
  • Duration of Fellowship: 2 years
  • # Fellows per Year: One, every other year
  • Licensing Requirement: Michigan Licensure Required
  • Appointment Level: Fellow
  • Operating Privileges: Staffing frequent but not required
  • Clinic Responsibilities: Personal clinic and assist staff
  • Operative Experience: Entire spectrum of pediatric problems, with emphasis on airway, bronchesophagology, and pediatric otology, including cochlear implantation and sinus endoscopy
  • Research: Dedicated time available
  • Resident Supervision: Yes
  • Case Load: 3400 cases done within the department annually
  • Benefits: Medical and liability insurance, travel stipend
  • Salary: Appropriate for PGY level
  • Additional Information: Laboratory research space is available.



Thursday
Oct072010

Johns Hopkins Hospital

Director: David E. Tunkel, MD

Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery
Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center, Room 6231
601 North Caroline Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21287-0910

Phone: 410-955-1559
Fax: 410-955-0035
Email: dtunkel@jhmi.edu

 
  • Application Deadline: January 15
  • Starting Date: July 1
  • Duration of Fellowship: 1 to 2 years
  • # Fellows per Year: One
  • University Affiliation: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
  • Licensing Requirement: Maryland medical license required
  • Appointment Level: Faculty
  • Operating Privileges: Staffing not required
  • Clinic Responsibilities: Separate clinic, and assist staff
  • Operative Experience: Large, including contemporary techniques of airway management, otology, and functional endoscopic sinus surgery
  • Research: Required-dedicated time available
  • Resident Supervision: Yes, limited
  • Case Load: Large
  • Call Responsibilities: Faculty call, several weeks a month with faculty backup
  • Benefits: Commensurate with university and departmental policies
  • Salary: Appropriate for level of training
  • Additional Information: The primary focus of this fellowship is development of clinical skills. The fellow will be responsible for clinical decision-making, with staff back-up as needed. The fellow serves on the craniofacial team, and staffs several clinics at chronic pediatric hospitals. There are multiple opportunities for extended and collaborative research within the department and the institution.



Thursday
Oct072010

Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary

Christopher J. Hartnick, MD, MS EPI
Pediatric Otolaryngology Fellowship Director
Department of Otolaryngology
Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary
Boston, MA 02114

Phone: 617-573-4206
Fax: 617-573-6845
Email: Christopher_hartnick@meei.harvard.edu
Website: http://www.masseyeandear.org/for-professionals/ent/fellowship_program/fellow-in-ped-ent/
  • Application deadline: January 1
  • Duration of Fellowship: One year clinical fellowship w/ optional second year
  • # Fellows per year: 1
  • University Affiliation: Harvard Medical School
  • Licensing Requirement: Full Massachusetts Licensure Required
  • Appointment Level: Clinical Fellow
  • Operating Privileges: with staff accompaniment (not independently 
  • Clinic Responsibilities: Airway Disorders Clinic, Voice Clinic, Multidisciplinary Head and Neck Rounds, Multidisciplinary Otology/Sensorineural Hearing Loss Clinic
  • Operative Experience: All areas of pediatric otolaryngology including complex otology cases, cochlear implantation, head and neck surgery,airway endoscopy , laryngotracheal reconstruction , phonomicrosurgery, endoscopic sinus surgery. 
  • Large ICU/NICU population
  • Research: Clinical research required; dedicated time available for basic research in 2nd optional year
  • Resident Supervision: Active supervision of residents and medical students on inpatient and consult services; intra-operative resident teaching where appropriate.
  • Case Load: The MEEI Pediatric ORL Service totals performs approximately 4500 surgical cases and sees approximately 9,000 outpatient visits annually
  • Benefits; Medical, liability; two weeks vacation; one meeting attendance week plus stipend, PGY-6 salary.
  • Additional Information: The current MEEI pediatric otolaryngology practice group consists of 4 full time physicians and the addition of 1 full time otologists with a special interest in pediatrics. The fellow is responsible for the inpatient and consult services, the latter involving the MassGeneral Hospital for Children, the Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital and the Shriners Burns Institute. At the MEEI there is interaction with both the largest multi-subspecialty adult ORL practice as well as the largest audiology and speech/language department in New England.

Application procedure: Send email request to: Christopher_hartnick@meei.harvard.edu or call 617-573-4206 for additional information.

Thursday
Oct072010

Medical University of South Carolina Children's Hospital

Fellowship director and contact: David R. White, MD

Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
135 Rutledge Avenue
Charleston, SC  29425

Phone 843-792-7343
Fax 843-792-5271
email: whitedr@musc.edu

 
  •     Application Deadline: February 1
  •     Starting Date: July 1
  •     Duration of Fellowship: 1 year
  •     University Affiliation: Medical University of South Carolina
  •     Licensing Requirement: South Carolina Licensure Required
  •     Appointment Level: Fellow and Instructor
  •     Operating Privileges: Instructor level
  •     Clinic Responsibilities: Weekly fellow clinic, instructing residents in general clinics
  •     Operative Experience: Entire spectrum of pediatric otolaryngology.  Areas of emphasis include cleft lip and palate repair, open and endoscopic airway management, otologic surgery including cochlear implantation, head and neck surgery, facial plastic surgery and microtia repair, endoscopic sinus surgery, and other pediatric problems.
  •     Research: Clinical, with optional additional year of research
  •     Resident Supervision: Yes
  •     Case Load: Over 2,500 operative cases and 7,000 clinic visits per year
  •     Benefits: Medical, dental, liability, life and disability insurance
  •     Additional Information: This fellowship encompasses all aspects of pediatric otolaryngology and incorporates complex cases from three pediatric otolaryngologists as well as faculty in the divisions of neurotology, facial plastics, rhinology, and head and neck surgery. The fellow will be expected to attend all major cases and participate in daily rounds, teaching sessions, weekly conferences, and research activities.  Fellows will have the opportunity to participate in an overseas trip focused on pediatric otolaryngology.
  •     Application Procedure: Send letter of intent, universal ASPO fellowship application, CV, and 3 letters of recommendation to David R. White, MD, Dept of Otolaryngology-HNS, 135 Rutledge Avenue, Charleston, SC, 29425

 

Thursday
Jan052012

Nationwide Children's Hospital - Pediatric Otolaryngology

Director: Gregory Wiet, MD

Contacts: Julie Smith

Nationwide Children’s Hospital

Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

Columbus, OH 43205
Phone: 614-722-6824

Fax: 614-722-6609
Email: Julie Smith; julie.smith@nationwidechildrens.org

  • Application Deadline: 2/28/2014
  • Starting Date: July 1, 2014 - June 30, 2015
  • Duration of Fellowship: 1 year.
  • University Affiliation: The Ohio State University
  • Requirement: Ohio Training Cert
  • Appointment Level: Instructor -
    Department of Otolaryngology, Ohio State University Operating
  • Privileges: Yes
  • Clinic Responsibilities: Weekly fellow clinic, and
    instructing residents in general clinics.
  • Operative Experience: Entire spectrum of pediatric otolaryngology problems, pediatric airway endoscopies and surgical repairs, head and neck surgery, Cleft palate repair and microtia/atresia repair, surgical and laser treatment of vascular lesions, endoscopic sinus surgery including skull-base surgery, and cochlear implants as well as unusual congenital middle ear surgeries.
  • Research: Clinic and basic science opportunities available.
  • Resident Supervision: Yes.
  • Case Load: Approximately 2,000 operative cases per year.
  • Benefits: Medical, liability, life and disability insurance, board expenses, travel and educational expenses,
  • Additional Information: Nationwide Children’s Hospital, a free-standing Children’s Hospital, is home to Combined Pediatric Airway Center, Craniofacial Center and Pediatric Cochlear Implant Program. There would also be opportunities for research as well as rotations in pediatric plastic surgery.
  • Application Procedure: Sfmatch.com
Thursday
Oct072010

Nemours / duPont Hospital for Children

 

Director:  Udayan Shah, M.D.
Contacts:  Udayan Shah, M.D. 
Division of Pediatric Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery
duPont Hospital for Children
1600 Rockland Road
Wilmington, DE 19803
Phone:  302-651-5829
Website:  www.Nemours.org
  • Starting Date:  July 1, 2015
  • Duration of Fellowship:  One Year
  • Number of Fellows per year: one/(12 months)
  • University Affiliation:  Thomas Jefferson Medical University, Philadelphia, PA
  • Primary institutions: Nemours / Alfred I duPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington, DE
  • Licensing Requirements: Medical Training License State of Delaware
  • Appointment Level: Fellow (PGY6)
  • Operating Privileges: Complete spectrum of pediatric otolaryngology - head and neck surgery, including pediatric airway, cochlear implantation, vestibular disorders and exposure to cleft lip and palate.
  • Research: Clinical and/or basic science presentations/publications encouraged and supported.
  • Resident supervision: Yes - 2 residents PGY 2 & PGY 4
  • Case Load: Outpatient Activity 10,000 visits per year (duPont Hospital Nemours Children’s Clinic - Wilmington, DE)
  • Benefits: Medical, Dental and Liability Insurance; travel and educational stipend
  • Salary: PGY6 or higher for level of training
  • Accredidation: ACGME accredited
  • Application Procedure:  Please use the unified application form at sfmatch.org.  Cover letter, CV and 3 letters of reference emailed to kvicario@nemours.org and ushah@nemours.org.
Application Deadline:  February 1, 2014

Thursday
Oct072010

Pittsburgh - The Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC

 

University Health Center of Pittsburgh Pediatric Otolaryngology Program
Director: Dr. Cuneyt M. Alper, MD

 

Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC

Division of Pediatric Otolaryngology

One Children’s Hospital Drive

4401 Penn Avenue

Faculty Pavilion, Floor 7

Pittsburgh, PA  15224

Phone: (412) 692-8577
Fax: (412) 692-6074
Email: marsha.clark@chp.edu

 

 
  • Application Deadline: February 1
  • Starting Date: July 1
  • Duration of Fellowship Program: 1 Year
  • University Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Medical Education Program
  • Accreditation: ACGME Accredited
  • Licensing Requirements: PA License Required
  • Number of Fellows per Year: 3
  • Appointment Level: Fellow, Department of Pediatric Otolaryngology
  • Operating Privileges: Staffing Required
  • Operative Experience: Wide exposure to all areas of routine, as well as more complex pediatric otolaryngological procedures including cochlear implants, airway management, laryngotracheal reconstruction, neck masses, head and neck and sinus surgery.
  • Clinic Responsibilities: Staffing Required
  • Research: Dedicated Time Available
  • Case Load: Approximately 22,000 outpatient visits at main campus; approximately 7000 surgical procedures inpatient and outpatient main campus
  • Call Responsibilities: On average, every 4th day as resident back up; faculty on call as well
  • Resident Supervision: Yes
  • Salary Range: Appropriate for level of training
  • Benefits: Commensurate with the University Graduate Medical Education Policy

Additional Information: Our Pediatric Otolaryngology Fellowship Program was established in 1975 and is one of only five pediatric hospitals accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Education (ACGME). The faculty provides education and training in clinical and laboratory research.   This program includes a strong didactic program with weekly clinical and research conference.

Application:   We participate in the the Pediatric Otolaryngology SF Match Program. Please download the unified application form.

 

Thursday
Oct072010

Seattle Children’s Hospital and Regional Medical Center

Director: Kathleen C. Y. Sie, MD

Children’s Hospital and Regional Medical Center
Division of Pediatric Otolaryngology
4800 Sand Point Way NE, W-7729
Seattle, WA 98105

Phone: 206-987-3468
Fax: 206-987-3925
Email: nancy.wade@seattlechildrens.org

 
  • Application Deadline: January 15
  • Duration of Fellowship: 1 or 2 years
  • # Fellows per Year: One fellow taken every year
  • University Affiliation: University of Washington
  • Licensing Requirement: Washington Licensure Required
  • Appointment Level: Acting Instructor
  • Operating Privileges: Staffing frequent, but not required.
  • Clinic Responsibilities: Personal clinics as well as participating in staff clinics.
  • Operative Experience: Entire spectrum of surgical pediatric otolaryngology including pediatric otology and cochlear implantation, airway endoscopy and open airway reconstructive surgery, endoscopic sinus surgery, pediatric head and neck surgery including vascular malformations, and VPI/speech surgery
  • Research: Clinical research expected during first year. Optional 2nd year of research on training grant.
  • Resident Supervision: Otolaryngology head and neck residents and medical students.
  • Case Load: Extensive - both in clinic and in the operating room
  • Benefits: Commensurate with University and Departmental policy
  • Salary: Appropriate for level of training