2021 Gator Otolaryngology Virtual Research Day

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To register for our Gator Otolaryngology Virtual Research Day, please fill out the form below.

For questions or more information please contact Casey Willits at Casey.Willits@ent.ufl.edu

This research day will be held using web based Zoom technology.

Singleton Lecturer:

Peter A. Hilger, MD


Dr. Peter Hilger has been performing facial cosmetic surgery in Edna, Minnesota for over 25 years. His reputation is built on naturally beautiful facial surgery and care in an attractive comforting and supportive environment.  He has received numerous commendations from a wide variety of sources ranging from international Universities to the Minneapolis St Paul and Minnesota Monthly magazines.

Double Board-Certified by the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and the American Board of Otolaryngology; Dr. Hilger is one of the few fellowship-trained cosmetic surgeons in the Twin Cities region. Besides managing a dynamic cosmetic practice, Dr. Hilger also serves as a Professor and Director of the Division of Facial Plastic Surgery in the Department of Otolaryngology, at the University of Minnesota.

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Target Audience: Specialty physicians, otolaryngologists and residents, speech language pathologists and students
Educational Objectives: The participant will be able:
1. To incorporate knowledge gained from current ongoing research with his/her own practice of patient care, medical education, and laboratory research.
2. To recognize the role of balancing function and aesthetics in head and neck reconstructive surgery.
3. To recognize the importance of local/airway vitamin D metabolism in sinusitis  
Accreditation: The University of Florida College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Credit: The University of Florida College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Faculty Disclosure: Dr. Mulligan received materials from Apellis Pharmaceuticals and Feldan Therapeutics in relation to NIH grants 1R01AI34698, R01DC005805, and R01AI144364.  No other speakers have anything to disclose. No one else in a position to control content has any relationships to disclose.

Conflict of interest information for the CME Advisory Committee members can be found on the following website: https://cme.ufl.edu/disclosure/


Time topic speaker
12:00pm-12:15pm Welcome from Chair Patrick J. Antonelli, MD
12:15pm-1:00pm Aesthetic Principles Applied to Reconstructive Surgery Peter A. Hilger, MD
1:00pm-2:28pm Otolaryngology Resident & Fellow Presentations 6 minutes each, 2 min turnover
2:28pm-2:43pm Break
2:43pm-3:28pm Nasal mucus, vitamin D and complement: Lessons learn Jennifer K. Mulligan, PhD
3:28pm-3:44pm Medical Students and Associated Departments Presentations 6 minutes each, 2 min turnover
3:44pm-4:00pm Break ––
4:00pm-4:45pm Periorbital Rejuvenations Peter A. Hilger, MD
4:45pm-5:00pm Awards and Closing Remarks Patrick J. Antonelli, MD

To register for our Gator Otolaryngology Virtual Research Day, please fill out the form below.

Register for: 2021 Gator Otolaryngology Virtual Research Day