Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery

  • Conferences and Events

    Functional Endoscopic Sinus Course

    The University of Iowa
    Pomerantz Family Pavilion
    Iowa City, IA
    June 3rd and 4th, 2016 (Friday-Saturday)

    Guest Speakers

     Hans Rudolf Briner, MD, Zurich, Switzerland

    Siow Jin Keat, MD, Singapore

    This two-day course is designed to provide otolaryngologists with information and laboratory experience regarding advanced techniques and approaches in endoscopic sinus surgery. The participants will receive hands-on experience using endoscopic instruments and power instrumentation to perform FESS on fresh cadaver specimens.

    Head and Neck Cancer and Reconstructive Surgery Course

    The University of Iowa
    Pomerantz Family Pavilion
    Iowa City, IA
    June 6th-10th, 2016 (Monday-Friday)

    Guest Speakers

    Dan Deschler, MD, Harvard
    Chris Holsinger, MD, Stanford
    Vinidh Paleri, MS, MD, FRCS (ORL-HNS, United Kingdom
    Russell Smith, MD, Nebraska


     This five-day course provides a comprehensive review of current techniques in the management and reconstruction of head and neck neoplasms. Cadaver dissection under the supervision of the faculty is offered to those taking the five-day course.


    Basic Science Course

    Start Date: Anatomy : July 5th 2016 (1 pm start time) - July 14th, 2016; Test July 15th
    Lecture Series: Start Date: July 18th, 2016 --August 5, 2016


    Management of The Tinnitus Patient

    June 16th and 17th, 2016 (NOTE: Thursday & Friday)
    This conference is intended for otologists, audiologists, psychologists, and nurses who provide clinical management services for patients with tinnitus. The purpose of this conference is to provide a review of current evaluation and management strategies for the treatment of tinnitus. Upon completion of the program, the participant will be able to discuss the management of tinnitus and the tinnitus patient.