Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery
Laryngology fellows at Mass. Eye and Ear participate in the management of voice disorders as a member of a multidisciplinary team. They gain exposure to state-of-the-art voice laboratory facilities and collaborations with the Pediatric Division to participate in pediatric airway procedures. There are opportunities to interact with faculty from Harvard Medical School and MIT. The curriculum is designed so that upon completion, the fellow will have sufficient background to establish an independent voice-disorders program at their home institution.
- Program Directors: Phillip C. Song, MD, and Ramon A. Franco, Jr., MD
- Start date: July 1
- Program length: One year
- Number of positions: One
The curriculum will include a wide range of experiences, including cold instrument and laser-assisted phonomicrosurgery, endoscopic management of early laryngeal cancer as well as open cancer treatment, laryngeal framework surgery, laryngeal electromyography, intra-laryngeal botulinum toxin injections for spasmodic dysphonia and laryngeal granuloma, and airway reconstruction surgery.
- Clinic experience – four clinic sessions
- OR – four sessions
- Research – ½ to one day
- The fellow will have ½ to one day dedicated for research and will participate in ongoing clinical and basic science initiatives.
Salary and Benefits
The clinical fellowship will be a full-time occupation. The preceptors will support the salary and other associated costs.
Monthly meetings between the fellow and the preceptor will occur to discuss educational accomplishments and future goals. Research initiatives will be discussed bi-monthly during the first two months and then on a monthly basis. The preceptor will discuss progress of the fellow with other staff involved with the fellow's education and development at three-month intervals or as necessary.
Deadline: January 15
Please email CV and three letters of recommendation to Nancy Donovan.
Certification by the American Board of Otolaryngology or eligibility is a prerequisite.
There are numerous clinical and basic science research opportunities available, as well as the option to work collaboratively with voice professionals at local music conservatories and theatres.
Jean Bruch, 2005–2006
Jennifer Andrus, 2006–2007
Jarred Wasserman, 2007–2008
Chih-Kwang Sung, 2009–2010
Joshua Silverman, 2010–2011
Jihad Achkar, 2010–2012
Jayme Dowdall, 2011–2012
Lindsay Reder, 2012–2013
Paul Paddle, 2013–2014
Inna Hussain, 2014–2015
Ozlem Celebi, 2016
Sungjin Song, 2018-2020