Residency Training

Dear Prospective Residency Applicant,

*In order to mitigate the possibility of technical disruption, eligible participants must be students of US medical schools with active .edu email accounts. To register, please contact Xiaoyu Feng at Please note that participation in the clerkship talks and resident education sessions does not affect one’s candidacy for residency.

Residency Program Overview

Resident Life at a Glance

Residency Program Director

C. Kwang Sung, MD
Associate Professor of Otolaryngology — Head & Neck Surgery (OHNS) and, by courtesy, of Music
Residency Program Director

Associate Residency Program Director

Jennifer Christy Alyono, MD, MS
Clinical Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology — Head & Neck Surgery (OHNS)
Residency Program Associate Director

Program Overview

Dedicated to providing the highest caliber of training.

Clinician-Scientist Training Program

7-year research residency track, which combines 5-year clinical training in otolaryngology – head and neck surgery with 2 years of research training.

Research Training Opportunities

World-class research programs, faculty, and facilities. Our researchers have additional lab space throughout the medical school campus.

Global Health

Currently our faculty and trainees make routine trips to Zimbabwe and Cambodia.

Simulated Learning

Clinical Assistant Professor, Dr. Jennifer Lee, talks about the simulation program for residents.

Interactive Learning Methods

OHNS residents featured in this airway course video by the Department of Anesthesiology.


Salaries and Benefits

Education Conferences

Our residents participate in educational opportunities throughout the School of Medicine, Stanford University, the California Bay Area, and beyond.

Quality of Life

Lake Lagunita, Stanford, CA

About the Bay Area

  • Home of Silicon Valley and 7.5 million people
  • Famous for groundbreaking innovation, cultural diversity, progressivism and natural beauty
  • Abundant outdoor activities, year-round
  • Thriving professional sports scene
  • One of the country’s culinary capitals

Social Events

OHNS Residents

What Residents Do for Fun

  • Hikes/outdoor activities
  • Traveling
  • Sports (eg resident soccer/basketball)
  • Wine tasting
  • Sleeping


Stanford OHNS is committed to increasing the diversity of leaders pursuing careers in clinical practice, research and policy. In collaboration with the Center of Excellence and D-CORE,  we aim to foster a supportive and inclusive community of learners. To that end, we especially encourage under-represented minorities to apply for our training programs.