Otorhinolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery (ORL-HNS) encompasses the subspecialties of bronchoesophagology, facial plastic and reconstructive surgery, head and neck surgery, laryngology, maxillofacial trauma, otology and neuro-otology, pediatric ORL, and rhinology as well as audiology and speech pathology. The McGovern Medical School Otolaryngology Residency Training Program provides experience in each of these disciplines in a variety of clinical settings. Over the course of the 5-year residency, trainees have opportunities for both formal and informal educational experiences. Residents’ responsibility for education and patient care increases in a graduated fashion commensurate with clinical skills demonstrated regularly and consistently.
The Otolaryngology Residency program at McGovern Medical School, part of The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston has increased to three (3) residents each year starting 1 July 2018. In accordance with the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education guidelines, all trainees participate in scholarly activity on an annual basis, including 3 months of dedicated research time during which a significant project is implemented. Clinical rotations occur in a variety of settings including our state of the art outpatient office at Memorial Hermann Medical Plaza, local surgery centers and our major training hospitals:
- Memorial Hermann Hospital – Texas Medical Center, a tertiary referral and level-1 trauma center
- Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital, part of the Harris Health System
- The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, a world-renowned cancer center