Congratulations to Our 2022 Graduating Residents

August 3, 2022

Class of 2022 ResidentsVivek M. John, MD, and Bailey A. LeConte, MD, have completed their residencies in comprehensive otorhinolaryngology-head and neck surgery at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston. Dr. John leaves the department to become a comprehensive otolaryngologist at the Indiana University Health Arnett Hospital in Lafayette, Indiana. Dr. LeConte will join the medical staff as a comprehensive otolaryngologist at Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital.

“We are proud of this year’s graduates, both of whom have become great otolaryngologists equipped with the medical knowledge and surgical skill sets to deliver excellent patient care. I am happy that they both have found great jobs in their preferred destinations to allow them to practice medicine in ways that are meaningful to them and the patients they will care for,” says William C. Yao, MD, program director of the otorhinolaryngology residency and an associate professor in the department.

Originally from Toronto, Canada, Dr. John completed medical school at St. Louis University School of Medicine. He was named Resident Educator of the Year in the department in 2022. He has coauthored articles published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation, Oral Oncology, and Clinical and Vaccine Immunology.

Dr. LeConte grew up in Austin, Texas, and received her medical degree at The University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston. She received the department’s Resident of the Year Award in 2022. She is an author of articles that have been published in the International Forum of Allergy and Rhinology, PLoS One, and the Indian Journal of Otolaryngology and Head & Neck Surgery.

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