Medical Student Education
Every fall the department of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck surgery presents lectures to the second year medical students. After the lectures have been given, the students break out into small groups with the residents. Examples of topics that will be presented include an overview of head and neck cancer, surgical aspects of thyroid cancer, hoarseness, dizziness & vertigo, ear disease, and surgical treatment of sleep apnea and rhinosinusitis.
M3 Surgical Rotation:
Third year medical students may elect to spend one or two weeks in ENT. Each student is assigned to a resident.
- Students should report to Dr. Katie Geelan-Hansen prior to rotation.
- Every Monday morning at 7 A.M., you are expected to attend the Head and Neck Tumor Board. Should the Tumor Board be canceled, students should request that the Department of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery offices page the chief resident.
- Please contact Jenna Corsey at 402-559-7828 with any questions.
M4 Otolaryngology Clerkship:
Fourth-year medical students may elect to spend an entire four-week period in otolaryngology, participating in medical and surgical activities, patient care and, if desired, research projects.
- Monthly rotations
Student Limit: 4 at UNMC
1 or 2 at VA Hospital by arrangement
Semester Hours: 4
For information, please contact Jenna Corsey at 402-559-7828.
- The student is closely involved with all facets of otolaryngology. Evaluation of patients, diagnostic considerations, and management approaches are emphasized.
- The student participates in all activities of the department including clinical responsibilities, operations and formal teaching exercises.
- The student is expected to be present for both morning and evening rounds as well as all scheduled clinics and teaching conferences.
- Patient care and responsibility during the elective will depend upon the available material as well as the student's interest and initiative. If a student is interested in a specific case, he/she should tell the resident who will assist him/her in its evaluation.
- NOTE: One week of the clerkship may be spent at the VA ENT clinic and operating room with the other three weeks at UNMC
52-670 Off-Campus Elective:
- Periods offered: By arrangement
Student limits: By arrangement
Semester hours: 4
- The Student may choose to spend elective time in otolaryngology off-campus. Opportunities should be discussed and arranged with the approval of the otolaryngology staff.