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, AR72202

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 15
  • Interview dates: April 2-3
  • 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.

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

  • 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.

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: February 1
  • Starting Date: July 1
  • Duration of Fellowship: 1 year
  • # 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, head and neck surgery, otology, and functional endoscopic sinus surgery
  • Research: Dedicated time available
  • Resident Supervision: Yes, limited
  • Case Load: Large
  • Call Responsibilities: Faculty call, about one week monthly 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.

McGill University / Montreal Children's Hospital

Director: Melanie Duval, MD
Department of otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery
McGill University – Montreal Children’s Hospital
A02.3027 1001 Decarie
Montreal, Quebec H3A 2J1
Canada
(514) 412-4400 ext. 25302
melanie.duval@mcgill.ca

  • Application deadline: Dec 31
  • Starting date: July 1
  • Duration of fellowship: 1 year
  • Number of fellow per year: 1
  • Eligibility: Open to residents graduating from ACGME or RCSPC programs as well as international applicants.
  • University affiliation: McGill University
  • Operating privileges: Staffing required
  • Clinic responsibilities: Weekly fellow clinic and attendance at sub-specialty multidisciplinary clinics. Subspeciality clinics include complex airway, otology, velopharyngeal insufficiency, vertigo, saliva management, reflux and dysphagia.
  • Operative experience: Broad exposure to all aspects of pediatric otolaryngology including endoscopic and open airway reconstruction, complex head and neck surgery, endoscopic sinus surgery, otologic surgery including BAHA and endoscopic ear surgery, velopharyngeal insufficiency and sialoendoscopy.
  • Research: Basic and clinical research opportunities. Access to an animal and basic science laboratory as well as research support from the department of otolaryngology.
  • Resident supervision: Yes
  • Benefits / salary: Please contact us for further information.
  • Additional information:  6 active pediatric ENT faculty. This is a busy clinical fellowship encompassing the full breadth of pediatric otolaryngology. Our outpatient clinic volume is over 12,000 visit per year and we perform over 1,200 surgical procedures per year, the vast majority being complex cases. The fellow will be responsible for resident supervision and teaching and will participate in weekly multidisciplinary conferences. 

Medical University of South Carolina Children's Hospital 

Fellowship director and contact: Christopher M. Discolo, MD
Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
135 Rutledge Avenue MSC 550
Charleston, SC29425

Phone 843-792-7343
Fax 843-792-5271
Email: discolo@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 Christopher M. Discolo, MD, Dept of Otolaryngology-HNS, 135 Rutledge Avenue MSC 550, Charleston, SC, 29425

St. Louis Children’s Hospital

Director: David Molter, MD
Pediatric Otolaryngology
St Louis Children’s Hospital
Suite 3S35
One Children’s Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

(314) 454-2136 Academic Office
MolterD@wustl.edu

  • Duration of Fellowship: 1 or 2 years (recently most often 1)
  • # Fellows per Year: One
  • University Affiliation: Washington University School of Medicine
  • Licensing Requirement: Missouri Licensure Required
  • Appointment Level: Fellow/Instructor, Department of Otolaryngology, Washington University
  • Operating Privileges: Supervised by staff, some independence in the second half
  • Clinic Responsibilities: Both outpatient and inpatient clinical, as well as OR
  • Operative Experience: Broad spectrum of pediatric otolaryngology/otology cases with emphasis on cochlear implants, endoscopic surgery, and airway abnormalities
  • Research: Clinical research supported, if 2 year then more research expected
  • Resident Supervision: Yes
  • Case Load: Approximately 2800 surgical cases and 14,000 outpatient visits annually within the department
  • Benefits: Medical and liability insurance, travel
  • Salary: Appropriate for PGY level
  • Deadline for application: April 1st
  • Additional information:  Active participation in the cleft and craniofacial team, ventilator dependent team, vascular concerns team, and Down syndrome team

The Children’s Hospital of Alabama

Director:  Audie L. Woolley, M.D.
PENTA
1940 Elmer Bissell Road
Birmingham, AL35243
Phone: 205-824-4949
Fax: 205-824-4983
email: cathy.cobb@chsys.org

  • Application deadline: March 1
  • Starting date: July 1
  • Duration of fellowship: 1 year
  • Number of fellows per year: 1
  • University affiliation: University of Alabama Birmingham
  • Eligibility: Individuals must have completed an ACGME or Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada accredited Otolaryngology residency and are eligible by the American Board of Otolaryngology. Alabama State license also required.
  • Case load: 13,000 patient encounters each year through clinic and yearly 5000 operative cases are performed.
  • Operative experience: Wide exposure to pediatric otolaryngology problems with emphasis on cochlear implant experience, pediatric airway problems, head and neck surgery, complex otologic surgery including BAHA, microtia repair, endoscopic sinus surgery, evaluation and surgical treatment of velopharyngeal insufficiency, and cleft palate repair.
  • Benefits: medical, dental, liability, life, travel stipend and disability insurance.
  • Salary: competitive.
  • Additional information: this is a extremely busy clinical fellowship which encompasses all aspects of pediatric otolaryngology with a strong emphasis on pediatric cochlear implantation. The fellow will be expected to attend all major cases and participate in daily rounds, manage the consult service, attend teaching sessions, and participate in weekly conferences. In addition two peer reviewed papers will be expected and submitted for publication during that year.
  • Application procedure: Letter of intent, CV, letter of recommendation from Program Director, and two other letters of reference.
    Please download the unified application form: 

    http://www.aspo.us/fellowships.php, 
    http://www.sfmatch.org

Toronto Hospital for Sick Children

Director: Evan Propst, MD
Hospital for Sick Children
555 University Avenue
6th Floor, Burton Wing
Toronto, Ontario Canada M5G 1X8

Phone: 416-813-4938
Fax: 416-813-5036

Email: evan.propst@sickkids.ca
Website

  • Application Deadline: February 9
  • Starting Date: July 1 of the following year
  • Duration of Fellowship: 1 year
  • # of Fellows per Year: one
  • University Affiliation: University of Toronto
  • Licensing Requirement: Educational
  • Appointment Level: Fellow
  • Operating Privileges: Staffing required
  • Clinic Responsibilities: Personal clinic and participation in special interest clinics.
  • Operative Experience: All types of cases seen
  • Research: Integrated into year of clinical duties.
  • Resident Supervision: Yes
  • Case Load: Total department figures are 9,000 patients seen in the ENT clinic annually and the surgical case load is approximately 1,450 per year (1200 of these are major complex surgeries).
  • Benefits: Liability insurance paid, funding for meetings/courses, four weeks vacation per year.
  • Additional Information: One fellow is selected annually for this one year fellowship. The clinical fellow is responsible for consultations, neonatal airway management input to neonatology and all cases evolving from above. The fellow will also be expected to attend all major cases unique to pediatric otolaryngology, participate in teaching sessions (endoscopy, temporal bone lab, undergraduate lectures), daily rounds, weekly service rounds and weekly staff teaching rounds.
  • Application Procedure: Applications are submitted through the central application service of the San Francisco Match (www.sfmatch.org). Interviews will be held in the spring preceding the year of the fellowship.

University of California Davis Medical Center

Director: Craig Senders, MD, FACS
Professor
Director, Cleft and Craniofacial Program

Director, Pediatric Otolaryngology Fellowship Program
UC Davis Health System
Department of Otolaryngology
2521 Stockton Blvd., Suite 7200

Sacramento, CA 95817
Phone:  916-734-2801

Fax:  916-703-5011
Fellowship Coordinator: Suzanne McInish
Phone:  916-734-8064
Email: sdmcinish@ucdavis.edu

  • Application Deadline: Please see SF Match website for details at www.sfmatch.org
  • Starting Date:  July 1
  • Duration of Fellowship:  1 year with an option for a 2nd year of research
  • Number of Fellows per Year:  1   
  • University Affiliation:  University of California, Davis, School of Medicine
  • Eligibility:  Individuals much have completed an ACGME accredited Otolaryngology residency and are eligible or certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology.  California medical license is also required.
  • Case Load:  The Otolaryngology department sees over 19,500 patients in our clinic each year, and this does not include inpatient encounters.  Yearly, over 2,700 operative cases are performed by our faculty, fellows and residents.
  • Specialty Clinics:  Cleft and Craniofacial, Plagiocephaly, Airway/Dysphagia and Trach Clinic.
  • Conferences:  Fellows participate in monthly Journal Club, monthly Pediatric Otolaryngology Conferences, monthly Plagiocephaly, biweekly Cleft and Craniofacial conferences, weekly Grand Rounds and monthly Morbidity and Mortality conferences.
  • Call Responsibility/Resident Supervision:  Approximately 4 – 7 days a month.
  • Salary:  Competitive. Pay based on U.C. post graduate scale VI. See website for more details.
  • Benefits:  Medical, dental and liability insurance, twenty-four days vacation and twelve days sick leave, per fiscal year.
  • To Apply:  Please apply at the SF Match website www.sfmatch.org

University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill

Director:  Carlton J. Zdanski, MD
Contacts:  Dawn Wilson, Administrative Assistant
University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill
Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery
CB#7070

Chapel Hill, NC27599
Phone:  919-966-3342
Fax:  919-966-7941
Email:  Dr. Zdanski:  Carlton_Zdanski@med.unc.edu or Dawn_Wilson@med.unc.edu

  • Application Deadline:   January 10
  • Interview Date: March 10
  • Starting Date:  July 1
  • Duration of Fellowship: 1 year
  • University Affiliation:  University of North Carolina.
  • Licensing Requirement:  NC Licensure Required.
  • Appointment Level:  Fellow - Department of Otolaryngology, University of North Carolina
  • Operating Privileges:  Yes – full attending privileges.
  • Clinic Responsibilities:  Weekly fellow clinic, and instructing residents in general clinics. 
  • Operative Experience:  Entire spectrum of pediatric otolaryngology including airway reconstruction, pediatric otology including cochlea implantation, vascular malformations, endoscopic sinus surgery, and rotations in craniofacial surgery with Pediatric Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, cleft palate and VPI surgery, microtia reconstruction, pediatric head and neck surgery, and transoral robotic surgery.
  • Research:  Clinical and basic science opportunities available.
  • Resident Supervision:  Yes
  • Case Load:  Approximately 2,500 operative cases per year.
  • Benefits:  Medical, liability, life and disability insurance, travel and educational expenses. 
  • Additional Information:  The University is home to a free-standing Children’s Hospital, The NC Children’s Airway Center, Craniofacial Center and Pediatric Cochlear Implant Program.  There are opportunities for research as well as rotations in pediatric anesthesia, pediatric pulmonary medicine and craniofacial surgery.
  • Application Procedure:  Please send hard copy cover letter, CV or Resume, and at least 2 letters of reference to:  

Carlton J. Zdanski, MD
Director, Pediatric Otolaryngology Fellowship Program
Dept. of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery, CB#7070
University of North Carolina School of Medicine
Chapel Hill, NC27599-7070
Candidates must also register with the San Francisco Matching Program – www.sfmatch.org