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1st and 2nd Year Student Electives

OE 0087 – INTRODUCTION TO OTOLARYNGOLOGY-HEAD AND NECK SURGERY

DIRECTOR: Dr. Chan (Richard) Park, MD

LOCATION: University Hospital

DURATION: Year Long

WHEN OFFERED: Throughout the academic year.

NUMBER OF STUDENTS PER ROTATION: 30

PREREQUISITES: None

I. GOALS AND OBJECTIVES

The “Introduction to Otolaryngology” elective, sponsored by the ENT Interest Group, will provide medical students, primarily first and second year students, an opportunity to explore and experience the unique field of otolaryngology. This elective will allow 1st and 2nd years the opportunity to meet faculty and resident mentors within the Otolaryngology department through lectures showcasing interesting cases or topics pertinent to Otolaryngology and shadowing opportunities.

II. FORMAT

The elective will consist of eight meetings and students are required to attend at least six meetings to receive a notation on their transcript. In addition, students will be required to participate in a clinical shadowing experience, where the students will rotate in the department for a specified week.  The elective lectures will be held on Wednesdays from 5:00 pm-6:00 pm.

III. LOCATION

Lecture meetings will be held in MSB B 552.  Clinical shadowing experience will take place at University Hospital.

IV. REGISTRATION     

Registration will be conducted by the Registrar’s Office, in the Medical Science Building, B-Level, Room 640. This course is open to first and second year students.

V. RESPONSIBLE FACULTY

Dr. Chan Park, Assistant Professor

Head and Neck Oncology/Microvascular Reconstructive Surgery