Professional Courses



Stanford/Langmore Foundation FEES Course

January 26-27, 2024

The Division of Laryngology in the Department of Otolaryngology at Stanford University is thrilled to announce the 1st ANNUAL Stanford/Langmore Foundation FEES Course. The course will be a 2-day hybrid event. For any questions or concerns, please email

Stanford Rhinology Resident Dissection Course

December 9, 2023

On December 9, 2023 the Rhinology Division will be having an annual course in which the current residents (as well as the Rhinology visiting scholars and med students doing research with the department) will join for a lecture and the residents will partake in dissection as well. The event is specifically for the group of people listed above.

Stanford Facial Plastic Surgery Course

Sept 14-16, 2023

Course Directors: Sam Most, MD & Jon Paul Pepper, MD

Learn the latest techniques in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery from leaders in the field. The course will broadly cover essential issues in aesthetic and reconstructive facial surgery.

This course is appropriate for the surgeon in Otolaryngology and Plastic Surgery, fellows in Facial Plastic Surgery, or surgeons who would like an update on the latest trends in plastic surgery of the nose.

Stanford Otology Course

Nov 3- Nov 5, 2022

The Stanford Otology Update is intended to increase knowledge surrounding the effective diagnosis and management of common, clinically relevant otologic disorders. The content is designed to enhance clinical practice of medical providers caring for patients with otologic disorders. It will cover topics involving all aspects of diagnosis, medical management, surgical intervention, as well as applying risk reduction techniques, ordering and interpreting imaging, and evaluating evidenced-based data. The course will consist of focused didactic lectures, panels and case discussions. It will also provide participants with opportunities for direct faculty interaction to address topics of greatest interest.

Faculty will include over 30 sub-specialists from the Stanford faculty as well as internationally-recognized leaders in otologic practice and education.

We are honored that our featured special guest faculty member this year will be:

Ravi N. Samy, MD, FACS
Professor of Otolaryngology & Neurosurgery
Chief, Division of Otology/Neurotology
Program Director, Neurotology Fellowship

Advanced Swallowing Course

The Voice and Swallowing Center

Past: 2022 Course: April 1- 2, 2022

This dysphagia course is designed for the intermediate to advanced SLP working with swallowing disorders.  New research, updates on current approaches, and collaboration with Otolaryngologists will be covered.  The course will have multiple expert speakers and cover multiple topics within the diagnosis of dysphagia.