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Resident and Fellow Appreciation Week is February 18 - 22​​ 

Resident Appreciation WeekA heartfelt thank you to each and every one of our residents. Their time, effort, and hard
work is essential to ensuring medicine of the highest order!



Otolaryngology Residents

Otolaryngology Residents Prepare Posters and Oral Presentations for Annual Meetings

Chief resident, Dr. Weitao Wang, will present "Indications and Validity of Intraoperative Mohs Micrographic Surgery: A Decade of Experience" with Dr. Timothy Doerr, as well as "A new way to pick a bone: the many uses of the maxillary heuwieser​" with Dr. Alexis Strohl at the Combined Otolaryngology Spring Meetings (COSM).

Fourth year resident, Dr. Stephanie Wong, will present her poster titled “A Protocol for Intra-operative Imaging of Cochlear Implantation” at COSM ​with Dr. Benjamin Crane. 

Dr. Stephanie Wong Publishes Paper on Auditory-Nerve Loss and Perception

January 2019

Fourth year otolaryngology resident, Dr. Stephanie Wong, has published a new paper on the effects of auditory-nerve loss on perception. The full article can be found here: Effects of selective auditory-nerve damage on the behavioral audiogram and temporal integration in the budgerigar

Head and Neck Surgeons Collaborate for Multicenter Review

December 2018

Head and Neck surgeons, Dr. Paul van der Sloot and Dr. Matthew Miller, were site collaborators for a multicenter review published in December 2018. The review focuses on outcomes after salvage laryngectomy or laryngopharyngectomy. Read the full publication here: Salvage laryngectomy and laryngopharyngectomy: Multicenter review of outcomes associated with a reconstructive approach

Highest Inpatient Satisfaction Scores 

December 2018

Otolaryngology earns the highest Press Ganey scores for inpatient satisfaction at Strong Memorial Hospital.

Eric Anson, PT, MPT, PhD, awarded Pittsburgh-Marquette Challenge Research Grant

December 11, 2018

By Yaman Shalabi

Eric Anson, PT, MPT, PhD, an Assistant Professor at the University of Rochester’s Department of Otolaryngology, is the recipient of the $40,000 Pittsburgh-Marquette Challenge Research Grant named in honor of the Marquette Challenge, a student led-fundraising initiative. His project titled “Investigating Fear and Perception at Virtual Heights in Individuals with Fall Risk” will harness virtual reality to improve self-motion perception and fear of falling in older adults and identify mechanisms contributing to those changes. This project is supported in part by APTA’s Supporting the Profession Fund.

Read the full announcement here: