Mission and Philosophy
- Provide patient care with both expertise and compassion.
- Foster dedication to life-long learning and teaching.
- Excel at state-of-the art medical care for patients with otolaryngological diseases.
- Take an investigative approach to the scientific and policy questions in medicine.
- Invent new approaches to diagnosis and therapy.
- Implement and optimize emerging technologies.
- Be active world citizens in the provision of health care to those most in need.
As part of their curriculum, residents attend routine conferences including:
- Weekly residency education sessions
- Grand Rounds
- Monthly temporal bone labs
- Journal clubs
Continuing Medical Education (CME)
Residents are invited to supplement their knowledge and core education with departmental CME events:
- Otolaryngoloy/Neurotology Update
- Pediatric Otolaryngology Update
- Western States Rhinology Conference
- Facial Plastics Conference
- Resident Symposium
Resident Rotation Schedule
We follow all ACGME guidelines for duty hours.
Anes - Anesthesia (SUH)
ED – Emergency Department (SUH)
Gen SCVMC – General Surgery, Santa Clara Valley Medical Center (SCVMC)
H&N – Head and Neck service (SUH)
NeuroRad – Radiology (neuroradiology) (SUH)
NF – Nightfloat (SUH)
Peds – Pediatric Otolaryngology (LPCH)
Research – Clinical track residents have 3 mo. of full-time research; clinician-scientist track residents have 2 yrs. of full-time research after PGY2.
SICU – Stanford University Hospital Intensive Care Unit (SUH)
VA – Palo Alto Veterans’ Administration (VA)
SUH – Stanford University Hospital
LPCH – Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital
PAVA – Palo Alto Veterans’ Administration
SCVMC – Santa Clara Valley Medical Center