Education & Training


At the cornerstone of all we do, the UW Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery advances our mission through our educational training programs which:

  • Prepare our resident physicians, fellows, and medical students to become talented otolaryngologists with exceptional medical knowledge and exquisite surgical skill adept in delivering evidence-based care to patients.

  • Ensure our graduates emerge as capable and compassionate professionals interested in the care of – and service to – their patients.

  • Encourage excellence in teaching and pride in leadership.

  • Foster intellectual rigor and lifelong scientific curiosity.

  • Train highly qualified investigators to advance our understanding of the science and develop effective and innovative treatments.

  • Advance the discipline and produce future leaders in the field of otolaryngology.