Senior Elective: in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

New LinkCourse Director – Neil Chheda, MD

Course Coordinator – Kari Waite

Course Goals

  • To acquaint students with dx, tx, and follow-up of patients with head and neck cancer, otologic and laryngeal disorders, and pediatric and cosmetic/reconstructive problems.
  • To provide students with exposure to clinical diagnosis and surgical treatment of disorders of the head and neck.
  • To review and enhance the students knowledge of head and neck anatomy, and laryngeal and auditory physiology.
  • To train students to perform a detailed head and neck exam.
  • To allow students to act as interns with a surgical subspecialty.

Course Setting

Outpatient setting at the Hampton Oaks (community based) and Shands ENT Clinics. Inpatient and surgical care at Shands Hospital. Students rotate with the Otolaryngology residents participating in the outpatient, inpatient and surgical arena.

For the full list of duties required of this elective, refer to the Senior Elective page.

Externship

If you are a 4th year medical student interested in rotating with our department, please contact the University of Florida Office of Medical Education or visit their Visiting Medical Student page on their website for more information.

Beth Magyari
Chapman Education Center
P.O. Box 100213
Gainesville, FL  32610
Phone (352) 273-8581
Fax (352) 846-0622