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Otolaryngology - Professional Education

Otolaryngology - Professional Education

The educational mission is a key part of the Division of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery.

The faculty are very active and take pride in educating the next leaders in medicine throughout the year in our top-of-the-line clerkship and residency programs.

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To learn more about educational programs in Otolaryngology, call

717-531-8946

Professional Education - students during a training session
The Division of Otolaryngology−Head and Neck Surgery offers diverse educational opportunities through clerkships and residencies.

Diverse educational opportunities in head and neck surgery

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center electives provide exposure and experience in the diverse field of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery. Our division is dedicated to the educational experience of our program’s otolaryngology residents, Penn State College of Medicine students, residents from other departments (e.g., Anesthesiology, Family and Community Medicine, Neurology, General Surgery), and visiting students from other institutions.

Residencies and Fellowships

Find more information about all of our residency and fellowship programs.

Residency

The Otolaryngology (Head and Neck Surgery) Residency at Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center is a five-year, ACGME-accredited training program approved to maintain 10 residency positions, two in each training year.

We provide the full spectrum of clinical exposure, with focus on head and neck oncology, pediatric otolaryngology, otology, facial plastics and reconstructive surgery, maxillofacial trauma, laryngology, sinonasal and allergic disease, and endocrine surgery.

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Otolaryngology Clerkships

The Division of Otolaryngology participates in the Surgery Clerkship during the third year of medical school.

Additionally, the division offers two medical student courses.

  • Surgery 771 is for third-year medical students looking to further investigate the specialty or for those looking for a more intense experience than that provided in the Surgery Clerkship.
  • Surgery 770 is our fourth-year student acting internship experience.

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Otolaryngology Continuing Education

Continuing education events in otolaryngology appear below, as available.

Penn State Health Children's Hospital
Penn State College of Medicine
Penn State Cancer Institute
Penn State University