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

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:   312-227-6814
Fax: 312-227-9414
Email:   jschroeder@luriechildrens.org or
PedsENTFellowship@luriechildrens.org

  • Application Deadline:  February 2
  • Duration of Fellowship:  1 Year
  • # Fellow/Year:  2
  • University Affiliation:  Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
  • Licensing Requirement:  Illinois Licensure required
  • Appointment Level:  Fellow (ACGME)
  • 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, skull base 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. 


Baylor College of Medicine / Texas Children’s Hospital

Director: Binoy Chandy, MD, FAAP, FACS
Chief of Service: Ellis Arjmand, MD, MMM, PhD
Texas Children’s Hospital Clinical Care Center
6701 Fannin, Suite 640.00
Houston, Texas 77030

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

  • Application Deadline: January 9 (Unified application is required with 3 letters of reference, a CV and a personal statement via SFMatch).
  • 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: 21 Fellowship trained Pediatric Otolaryngology Faculty provide the majority of the training experience
  • Licensing Requirement: Texas Institutional Permit or Medical License required.
  • Appointment Level: Fellow, Department of Otolaryngology Baylor College of Medicine.
  • Operative Experience: TCH is the largest Children’s Hospital in the USA with 458 operational beds. TCH is nationally ranked in the top five among children's hospitals by both Child magazine and U.S. News & World Report. It provides broad and extensive exposure to pediatric otolaryngology cases.  In 2015, the pediatric otolaryngology service at Texas Children’s Hospital was responsible for 9,785 operating room cases and 30,813 outpatient visits at our main and West Campus locations. 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.

    Website: http://www.texaschildrens.org/departments/ear-nose-and-throat-otolaryngology


Children's Hospital Boston

Reza Rahbar DMD, MD
Associate Chief in Otolaryngology
Director: Education and 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

  • Application Deadline: Please check with San Francisco Match
  • Interview Date: March 29
  • Duration of Fellowship: One year clinical fellowship with optional second year (research based)
  • Number of Fellows per Year: 4
  • University Affiliation: Harvard Medical School
  • Accreditation: ACGME accredited
  • 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 Shank
  • Phone: 617.355.1990
  • Fax: 617.730.0337
  • Email: Catherine.Shank@childrens.harvard.edu

Children’s Hospital Colorado / University of Colorado  

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: February 15, 2015
  • Interview Date: April 13
  • Starting date: July 1, 2016
  • 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 examinatioApplication 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.
  • 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.

Children’s Mercy Hospital / University of Kansas

Director: Pamela Nicklaus, MD
2401 Gillham 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 15th
  • Starting date: July 1st of following year
  • Duration of Fellowship: One year
  • Numbers of Fellows/Year: One
  • University Affiliation: The University of Kansas / University of Missouri-Kansas City
  • Accreditation:  Accredited by AGME in 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).
  • Call Responsibilities: 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 at Children's Mercy and occasionally at the University of Kansas Medical Center. There will be both medical student and resident teaching opportunities.
  • Travel: 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 one year prior to fellowship.

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


Children's Hospital of Wisconsin / Medical College of Wisconsin

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

Program Coordinator: Alyssa Schwab
Phone: 414-805-5671
Email: alschwab@mcw.edu

Address:
9000 West Wisconsin Avenue
MS# 782-A
Milwaukee, WI 53226

  • Application Deadline: March 15
  • Starting Date: July 1
  • Duration of Fellowship Program: 1 year
  • University Affiliation: Medical College of Wisconsin
  • Accreditation: ACGME accredited
  • Licensing Requirements: WI License Required
  • Number of Fellows per Year: 1
  • Appointment Level: PGY6 Fellow, Division of Pediatric Otolaryngology, Department of Otolaryngology and Communication Sciences
  • 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, pediatric facial trauma, and sinus surgery.
  • Clinic Responsibilities: Staffing Required
  • Research: Clinical and basic science.  Dedicated time available.
  • Case Load: Approximately 25,000 outpatient visits at main campus; approximately 6000 surgical procedures inpatient and outpatient main campus
  • Call Responsibilities: On average, every 4th week as second call.
  • Resident Supervision: Yes
  • Salary Range: Appropriate for level of training
  • Benefits: Commensurate with the University Graduate Medical Education Policy

Additional information:  Our nine full-time 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, Facial Plastics 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. For more information, visit our website at www.mcw.edu/ent

Application:   We participate in the Pediatric Otolaryngology SF Match Program. For additional application information, please visit www.sfmatch.org


Children's Hospitals and Clinics / University of Minnesota

Director: Brianne Barnett Roby, MD
Children’s Specialty Ctr, Suite 450
2530 Chicago Ave South
Minneapolis, MN  55404
Phone: 612-874-1292
Fax: 612-874-0985
Email: barne284@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.

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

  • Interview dates: April 6-7
  • Starting Date: July 1
  • Application deadline: February 1 (contact Tricia Davis with questions)
  • Duration of fellowship: 2 years
  • # Fellows per year: 3 to match for fellowships to commence in 2016
  • 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.  

Emory University School of Medicine

Director: Steven Goudy    
Email: steven.goudy@emory.edu
For information contact: Carla Armour
Phone: 404-778-2178
Email: carla.armour@emoryhealthcare.org

  • Application Deadline: March 1
  • Start Date: July 1
  • Duration of Fellowship: 1 year
  • Number of Fellows: 1
  • Number of staff pediatric otolaryngologist: 5
  • Eligibility: Residents who 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. GA medical license required. 
  • Specialty Clinics: hearing loss, aerodigestive, craniofacial, dysphagia, radiology, and vascular malformations.
  • Case Load: 8000 outpatient cases (including cochlear implant, airway reconstruction, cleft and VPI Surgery).
  • Opportunities: international cleft lip/palate mission, potential for additional research/MPH based on interest
  • Resident Supervision: PGY2/PGY3/PGY5
  • Salary: PGY6
  • Benefits: all applicable Emory benefits available
  • Application: apply through SFmatch.org, provide 3 letters of recommendation, CV and personal statement
  • Interviews: March 24-25

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: Limited 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.


Nationwide Children's Hospital / Ohio State

Director: Gregory Wiet, MD
Contacts: Erika Calloway
Nationwide Children’s Hospital

Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
Columbus, OH 43205
Phone: 614-722-6804
Email: Erika.Calloway@nationwidechildrens.org

  • Application Deadline: February 28
  • Starting Date: July 1
  • 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 

 


Nemours / duPont Hospital for Children

Director:  Patrick Barth, MD
Contacts:  Patrick Barth, MD
Division of Pediatric Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery
duPont Hospital for Children
1600 Rockland Road
Wilmington, DE 19803

Phone:  302-651-5829
Email: patrick.barth@nemours.org

Website:  www.Nemours.org

  • Application Deadline:  February 1
  • Starting Date:  July 1
  • Duration of Fellowship:  One Year
  • Number of Fellows per year: one/(12 months)
  • University Affiliation:  Thomas Jefferson 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
  • Accreditation: 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 patrick.barth@nemours.edu.

Rady Children’s Hospital / UC 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 1
  • 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.

Seattle Children’s Hospital / University of Washington

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: dc24@uw.edu

  • Application Deadline:  February 1
  • Letters of recommendation: 3 - including a letter from the Residency Program Director
  • Accreditation Status: ACGME accredited fellowship
  • Duration of Fellowship: 1 year
  • # Fellows per Year: 2
  • University Affiliation: University of Washington
  • Licensing Requirement: Washington State Licensure Required
  • Appointment Level: Fellow
  • Operating Privileges: per ACGME regulations
  • Clinic Responsibilities: Focus on subspecialty 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 thyroid,  cleft palate and speech surgery, and reconstructive surgery including microtia surgery.
  • Research: Clinical research expected during first year. Optional 2nd year of research on training grant
  • Resident Supervision: Otolaryngology - head and neck surgery residents and medical students
  • Case Load: Extensive - both in clinic and in the operating room
  • Benefits: Commensurate with University of Washington policy
  • Salary: Appropriate for level of training

Stanford University

Director: Mai Thy Truong, MD
The Division of Pediatric Otolaryngology
Stanford University School of Medicine
Lucille Packard Children’s Hopsital at Stanford
801 Welch Rd.
Palo Alto,CA 94305
Phone: 650-725-6500 FAX: 650-725-6685
Email: mttruong@stanford.edu

  • Application Deadline: February 1
  • Start Date: July 1
  • Program Duration: 1 year
  • Salary Range: PGY VI or VII
  • Licensing Requirements: California License, USMLE Step I-III or Canadian Licensing Exam.
  • Accreditation: Application for ACGME accreditation submitted. 
  • Fellows/Positions per year: 1
  • Resident Supervision: Yes
  • Operative Experience: Full spectrum of pediatric otolaryngology with emphasis on complex airway management, pediatric head and neck surgery, otology, microtia repair, cochlear implantation, neonatal otolaryngology and rhinosinusitis.
  • Clinic Responsibilities: running the pediatric otolaryngology service
  • Research: Clinical or basic science research. Dedicated time available (approximately 1 day/week).
  • Case Load: 6000 clinic visits and 1800 cases/year.
  • Call Responsibilities:  Back-up of residents (with attending back-up) approximately every 3rd week
  • Benefits: Per Stanford University Medical Center policy.
  • Additional information: The fellowship is centered at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford where the fellow will be in charge of the inpatient and consult services. He/she will be responsible for two case review conferences each month, 1 grand round presentation during the year, and participate in the resident education program. He/she will be actively involved in all upper level pediatric otolaryngology cases. Optional rotations with other related services are available. Funds for meeting attendance are available.
  • Application procedure: Please submit all documents through SFMatch (www.sfmatch.org). In addition to the application form, please upload your CV, up to three letters of recommendation, and a photo.

The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Program Director: Steven E. Sobol, MD, MSc
The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Richard D. Wood Center, First Floor
34th Street and Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA19104-4399

Program Coordinator: Beth Ann B. McCullough
Children’s Surgical Associates, Ltd.
34th St. & Civic Center Blvd., 1 Wood
Division of Pediatric Otolaryngology
Philadelphia, PA19104

215-590-1582; fax:  215-590-3986
Email: mccullough@email.chop.edu

  • Application Deadline: December 31
  • Start Date: July 1
  • Program Duration: One or Two Years
  • Accreditation: Yes
  • Fellows/Positions per year: 2
  • University Affiliation: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
  • Licensing Requirements: Pennsylvania licensure required
  • Program Requirements: Completion of an approved Otolaryngology residency program in either the United States or Canada
  • Appointment Level: Fellow
  • Operating Privileges: Staffing required
  • Clinic Responsibilities: Separate clinic
  • Operative Experience: Extensive exposure to all aspects of pediatric otolaryngological surgery with emphasis upon otology, endoscopic sinus surgery, bronchoesophagology, and laryngeal reconstruction.
  • Research: Opportunities are available to participate in clinical and basic science research projects.
  • Resident Supervision: Yes
  • Case Load: Total departmental cases include 9,500+ operative cases and approximately 35,000+ outpatient office visits per year.
  • Call Responsibilities: Shared
  • Benefits: Medical and dental insurance.
  • Salary:  appropriate for PGY level.

Application:

Apply via the San Fran Matching Program using the CAS application, www.sfmatch.orgPlease Send or upload the following with your application (no staples please).

  1. CV
  2. Match #
  3. Three reference letters
  4. MD license copy, if applicable
  5. Exam score report copies (USLME Steps I-III, FLEX Parts I-III, NBME Parts I-III or ECFMG equivalent)
  6. Photo (optional but very helpful)

The Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh / 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, PA15224

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

  • Interview dates: March 21-22
  • 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: 2
  • 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 27,000 outpatient visits at main campus; approximately 8,200 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. The fellowship includes all aspects of pediatric otolaryngology. The faculty provides education and training in clinical and laboratory research.  This program includes a strong didactic program. 
  • Application:   We participate in the the Pediatric Otolaryngology SF Match Program. Please download the unified application form. 

University of Iowa

Director: Richard J.H. Smith, MD
Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery
University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, E230 GH
200 Hawkins Drive
Iowa City, Iowa 52242

Phone: 319-356-3612
Email: richard-smith@uiowa.edu

  • Application Deadline: January 1
  • Interview Date: TBD
  • Starting Date: July 1
  • Duration of Fellowship: 1 year
  • # Fellows per Year: 1
  • University Affiliation: University of Iowa
  • Licensing Requirement: Iowa license required
  • Appointment Level: Fellow Associate within the Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery
  • Operating Privileges: Yes
  • Operative Experience: Entire spectrum of pediatric problems, with emphasis on airway, bronchoesophagology, otology and sinus endoscopy. Experience with cleft cases.
  • Research: Required
  • Resident Supervision: Yes
  • Case Load: Extensive
  • Call Responsibilities: Rotates with Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery staff
  • Benefits: University of Iowa Fellow Associate, medical dental and malpractice insurance
  • Salary: PGY 6, 7
  • Additional Information: This is an intensive two-year fellowship in Pediatric Otolaryngology. 50% of the time is devoted to clinical activities and 50% to research. Clinical activities include the entire spectrum of Pediatric Otolaryngology ranging from cochlear implantation to cleft surgery. Research opportunities are available in molecular genetics, cochlear implantation and cleft surgery.

University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Michigan

Director: Marci M. Lesperance, MD, FACS, FAAP
C. S. Mott Hospital
Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

CW-5-702
1540 East Hospital Drive
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-4241
Phone: 734 936-4934
Fax: 734 763-7802
Email: lesperan@med.umich.edu

  • Application Deadline: February 1
  • Starting Date: July 1st
  • Duration of Fellowship: One year with optional 2nd year of research
  • Number of Fellows per Year: One
  • Accreditation: ACGME-Accredited since 2012
  • University Affiliation: University of Michigan Medical School
  • Eligibility: Completion of ACGME or Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada accredited Otolaryngology residency.  Eligible or certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology. Michigan medical license required.
  • Case Load: Pediatric Otolaryngology has over 10,000 patient encounters each year (includes outpatient and inpatient visits).  Over 2,500 operative cases are performed annually including airway reconstruction, cochlear implantation, implanted hearing devices, chronic ear surgery, head and neck tumors, rhinology, cleft palate and VPI.
  • Specialty Clinics: Multidisciplinary Sleep/Alternatives to CPAP clinic, Aerodigestive Clinic, Voice/Speech/VPI clinic, Microtia Clinic, Osteogenesis Imperfecta Clinic, Craniofacial Anomalies Clinic. 
  • Conferences/Didactics: Weekly pediatric otolaryngology didactic conferences; monthly journal club, monthly morbidity and mortality conferences and Vascular Anomalies Conference; quarterly pathology conferences and pediatric neuroradiology conferences; semi-annual Difficult Airway Case Conference (with Critical Care Medicine, Emergency Medicine  and Anesthesiology).
  • Research Year: Optional year, funded by T32 grant, can take place either before or after clinical fellowship. See http://www.med.umich.edu/oto/research/artop/index.htm
  • Extensive research opportunities in 3-D printing applications (airway, microtia, CPAP) and through the Kresge Hearing Research Institute
  • Call Responsibility: No primary call. Support pediatric otolaryngology faculty on call (6-8 weeks/year)
  • Salary: Commensurate with house officer rank.
  • Benefits: Full University benefits
  • Application Form: Please download the unified application form: http://www.aspo.us/fellowships.php, or http://www.sfmatch.org/f-pot/pot_index.html
  • Other Requirements: Three letters of recommendation, curriculum vitae, personal statement.

Send Application to:
Marci M. Lesperance, MD
CW-5-702
1540 East Hospital Drive
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109-4241

_______________________________

Advanced Research Training in Otolaryngology Program
Post-Residency Research Fellowships

July 1, 2013-June 30, 2015

The Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery is currently seeking candidates for one-year research training fellowships in Otolaryngology. This program has provided research training with internationally recognized faculty for over 20 years. One position is available per year and is renewable.

Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident holding a green card.

http://www.med.umich.edu/oto/research/artopindex.shtm

Marci M. Lesperance, MD, FACS, FAAP
Training Grant Program Director
CW 5-702
1540 E. Hospital Drive
Ann Arbor, MI 48l09-4241
(734) 936-4934
Fax (734) 763-7802


University of Texas Southwestern

Director:  Romaine F. Johnson, MD
Contacts:  Sherry Weber, Fellowship Program Coordinator; Phyllis White, Senior Administrative Assistant
Children’s Medical Center of Dallas

Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, F6.203
Dallas, TX 75207

Phone:  214-648-2964 – Sherry Weber;  214-456-2114 – Phyllis White
Fax:  214-648-9122 – Sherry Weber; 214-456-7644 – Phyllis White
Email:  Romaine.Johnson@utsouthwestern.edu
           Sherry.Weber@utsouthwestern.edu
           Phyllis.White@utsouthwestern.edu            

  • Application Deadline:   January 15
  • Interview Date: March 8, April 12
  • Starting Date: July 1
  • Duration of Fellowship: 1 year.
  • University Affiliation:  UT Southwestern.
  • Licensing Requirement:  Texas License can be either Training Permit or Full Texas License.
  • Appointment Level:  Fellow - Department of Otolaryngology, University of Texas UT Southwestern
  • Operating Privileges:  Yes
  • Operative Experience:  Entire spectrum of pediatric otolaryngology including airway reconstruction, sleep, otology, cochlear implants, vascular lesions, endoscopic sinus surgery and rotations in craniofacial surgery with plastic and reconstructive surgery.
  • Research:  Clinical and basic science opportunities available.  
  • Resident Supervision:  Yes.  
  • Case Load:  Approximately 4,000 operative cases per year.
  • Benefits:  Medical, liability, life and disability insurance, travel and educational expenses.  
  • Additional Information:  Ten Pediatric Faculty; The University is home to a free-standing Children’s Hospital, Pediatric Airway Center, FEES, Voice, Cochlear Implants, and Craniofacial Program.  There would also be opportunities for research as well as rotations in pediatric anesthesia, pediatric pulmonary medicine and craniofacial surgery.
  • Application Procedure: Entire application should be submitted to San Francisco Matching Program – www.sfmatch.org

Romaine F. Johnson, MD
Director, Pediatric Otolaryngology Fellowship Program
Children’s Medical Center of Dallas
2350 N. Stemmons Freeway, F6.203

Dallas, TX 75207


University of Utah

Director: Harlan Muntz, MD, FAAP, FACS
Primary Children’s Medical Center
#4500

100 N. Mario Cappechi Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84113

  • Application Target Date: January 15
  • Interview date: TBD
  • Duration of Fellowship: One Year
  • Number of fellows per year: One
  • Accreditation: In process to become ACGME
  • University Affiliation: University of Utah
  • Eligibility: Individuals must have completed an ACGME or Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada accredited Otolaryngology residency and be eligible or certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology. Utah license will be required
  • Case load: Nearly 4000 operative cases per year
  • Specialty clinics: Cleft-Craniofacial, Aerodigestive, Trach-Vent, Hearing assessment, Cochlear implant, FEES/Voice
  • Conferences/Didactics: Many conferences will be held with the University Otolaryngology Residents. Additional conferences include: Vascular Anomalies Conference, Pediatric Radiology Conference, Interesting Case Conference.
  • Research: Research will be expected and time will be afforded to make certain the fellow may pursue basic science, clinical or translational research as possible
  • Call responsibility: Please call Dr. Muntz at 801-662-5666
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Benefits: Liability through University of Utah , medical and dental insurance available
  • Application: Through SF Match – Uniform Application Form

Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Fellowship Director: Christopher T. Wootten, M.D., FACS, FAAP
christopher.t.wootten@vanderbilt.edu 

Phone: 615-343-6972
Fellowship Coordinator: Betty Warner, C-TAGME
elizabeth.L.warner@vanderbilt.edu
Phone: 615-343-6972
Department of Otolaryngology
1215 21st Ave South, Suite 7209
Medical Center East-South Tower
Nashville, TN 37232

  • Application Deadline: January 15
  • Start Date: July 1
  • Interview Dates: TBD
  • Duration of Fellowship: 1 year
  • Appointment Level: Fellow, non-faculty
  • Licensing Requirement: In accordance with Tennessee Code Annotated Section 63-6-201, the Tennessee Board of Medical Examiners exempts residents and fellows in training programs from the requirement of a Tennessee medical license.
  • Eligibility Criteria: Prior to appointment in the program, fellows must have successfully completed an otolaryngology residency accredited by the ACGME, or an otolaryngology residency located in Canada and accredited by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
  • University Affiliation: Vanderbilt University
  • Benefits: Standard salary and benefits commensurate with PGY level 6 (Vanderbilt was ranked in top 100 companies for whom to work)
  • Operative Privileges: Yes
  • Operative Experience: 6 active pediatric ENT faculty, currently recruiting 2 additional. Breadth and depth of pediatric ENT cases include cleft lip/palate, microtia, vascular malformation, VPI surgery, airway reconstruction, congenital and chronic ear disease including cochlear implant, sinus surgery, and head and neck masses. Opportunities to participate in international mission work.
  • Research: Completion of at least one publication-quality project during fellowship year.
  • Responsibility: Resident supervision, inpatient consults, participate in call schedule, and preparation for Airway/Swallowing Clinic, Vascular malformation Clinic, VPI/Cleft Clinic, Cochlear Implant Team.
  • To Apply: 3 letters of reference (one from the program director), CV, personal statement and application through www.sfmatch.org.