Otolaryngology & Communication Sciences

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Department of Otolaryngology and Communication Sciences

About Us

Our Department

The Department of Otolaryngology at the Medical College of Wisconsin has all subspecialties within the field represented and is the largest Otolaryngology group in Wisconsin.

Education

Education

The Department of Otolaryngology and Communication Sciences is committed to the ongoing training, research, and education of medical students, residents, community and international physicians, as well as, allied health professionals including nurse practitioners, audiologists, and speech pathologists.

Research

Research

Clinical and basic science research is ongoing in all of the scientific disciplines within the field of otolaryngology-head and neck surgery.

Best Evidence ENT 2014

Best Evidence ENT

Best Evidence ENT 2014 will update practicing otolaryngologists on the latest evidence-based clinical pathways and practice guidelines for patient assessment and treatment. This conference offers a total of 16.5 CME credits.

Ways to Give

Learn more about ways to give to the Department of Otolaryngology and Communication Sciences at the Medical College of Wisconsin.

Contact Us

For Clinical and General Information:
phone (414) 805-5527
email sshoemaker@mcw.edu

For Education Information:
phone (414) 805-5671
e-mail: abau@mcw.edu


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Otolaryngology News

Dr. Woodson Discusses Impact of Snoring on Sleep and Good Health

Mar 26 - Dr. B. Tucker Woodson provides expert comment in the Huffington Post and Dr. Sanjay Gupta’s Everyday Health on the impact of snoring on sleep and good health. Everyday Health & Huffington Post

Dr. Campbell Expresses Concern over Unknown Risks of Electronic Cigarettes

Mar 18 - Dr. Bruce Campbell notes that there are still too many unknowns about the side effects and risks of exposure to carcinogens posed by electronic cigarettes. Today's TMJ4

Dr. Ebert Receives Families of Spinal Muscular Atrophy Grant

Feb 25 - Families of Spinal Muscular Atrophy announced that Allison Ebert, PhD, is one of eight scientists worldwide who will share in $600,000 in basic science research awards to study the disorder. Families of SMA

Dr. Kerschner Comments on Use of Topical Antibiotics to Treat Ear Tube-Related Infections

Feb 25 - In a New York Times article, Dr. Joseph Kerschner provides expert comment on a New England Journal of Medicine study that found that in children with ear tubes, topical antibiotics drops are more effective in treating leaky discharge caused by ear infection than oral antibiotics or observation. The New York Times

Study Finds Drops are Best Treatment for Ear Tube-Related Dripping

Feb 20 - The New York Times interviewed Joseph E. Kerschner, MD, Executive Vice President of MCW and Dean of the medical school, regarding a new study about how to treat children with ear tubes who have consistent discharge from the ears. New York Times

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