Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery

  • Conferences and Events

    Functional Endoscopic Sinus Course

    The University of Iowa
    Pomerantz Family Pavilion
    Iowa City, IA
    May 16-17, 2014 (Friday-Saturday)

    Guest Speaker
    Professor Daniel Simmen, MD
    Zurich, Switzerland

    Nicholas Jones, MD
    Nottingham, England

    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
    May 19-23, 2014 (Monday-Friday)

    Guest Speakers
    Randal Weber, MD, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
    Rod Rezaee, MD, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Cleveland, OH
    Russell Smith. MD, University of Nebraska, Omaha, NE
    Theodoros Teknos, MD, Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, OH

     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 Only: July 1 (1pm start time)- July 14, 2014 (July 4 is a holiday, no class)
    Lecture Series: July 14- (1pm start time)-August 1, 2014 

    Management of The Tinnitus Patient

    June 13-14, 2014 (Friday-Saturday)
    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.