Program Coordinator: Gilberto Alemar, MD
Duration: 4 weeks
Availability: Year round
No. of Students: 1

Prerequisite

Completion of all core clerkships. Open to senior medical students.

Objectives

To give the student preliminary exposure to the diagnosis and evaluation of otolaryngology conditions and disorders in an inpatient and outpatient scenario.

Description

Medical students will be involved in the ear, nose and throat clinics and will learn the examination of the ear, nose and throat/head and neck system including pertinent endoscopy procedures and office-based biopsies. The student will review CT scans of the paranasal sinuses and the head and neck with the radiologists and staff attendings. Additionally, they will be exposed to the audiology section and given an interest may perform hearing tests and interpret these with the attending staff.

Additionally, the student is expected to participate in hospital rounds and in surgery, as well as other activities supplementing their rotation, such as surgical grand rounds and clinical conferences.

Evaluation

Evaluations will be distributed by the MSE department to the preceptor at the end of the rotation.