First Year Medicine
An introductory lecture followed by a 2 hour practical session addresses
the wide scope of Otolaryngology. This is a hands-on introduction
to ENT, head and neck examination skills. Core material is presented
through 2 cases in the Human Body Unit of the Med I curriculum, where
relevant anatomy, physiology and disease processes are reviewed. Complimentary
lectures and labs in relevant Gross and Micro anatomy are provided.
Second Year Medicine
An introductory lecture is given with emphasis
on common ENT problems, followed by a 2-hour hands-on session in the
ENT clinic. Continuation of core material is provided through 2 cases
in the Brain and Behavior Unit. Introduction of the basics and clinical
uses of Audiology is provided in a lab setting. Evaluation of ENT
examination skills is included in the 2nd year OSCE.
Third Year Medicine
The 1 week clinical rotation will provide an overview of the Otolaryngology-Head
and Neck Surgery field. The student will be re-introduced to the ENT
interview skills, physical examination, audiology, investigations
and their interpretations, surgical procedures, and various specialized
clinics (Oncology, Balance Disorders, Vioce/Dysphagia).Students will
also be actively involved in morning inpatient rounds with the residents,
and will have operating room exposure.
Various elective experiences that emphasize the student's particular
area of interest can be arranged within the Division of Otolaryngology.
1st and 2nd year electives can be arranged with he undergraduate education
coordinator in conjunction with the Med I and Med II electives advisor.