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Family Practice Residency ENT Elective

A Two to Four Week Elective to Learn General ENT

The emphasis is on clinical adult and pediatric head and neck problems that would usually be seen by the family practitioner.

  • Office management of external otitis, nosebleeds, peritonsillar abscess, and oral lesions are discussed
  • Nasopharyngoscopy is used for diagnosis of laryngeal lesion and dysphagia
  • Workups with algorithms of chronic sinusitis, dizziness, hoarseness, sleep apnea, facial paralysis, and neck mass are reviewed

First day of elective: Please report to Vanessa Larson in the Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, University Hospital 3109 to pick up a syllabus.

The Family Practice resident is assigned to Dr. Barbara Heywood

Dr. Heywood's clinic hours are as follows:

Monday 9:00 A.M. to 4:30 P.M. - VA Clinic
Tuesday No Clinic - Academic Time
Wednesday 9:00 A.M. to 4:30 P.M. - UNMC ENT Clinic
Thursday 9:00 A.M. to 11:30 A.M. - UNMC ENT Clinic
Friday 9:00 A.M. to 4:30 P.M. - UNMC ENT Clinic

Conferences: Monday, Wednesday & Thursday at 7 A.M. 

Any questions can be e-mailed to Dr. Barbara M. Heywood