For each rotation, the fellow is expected to:
- Collaborate with the sleep medicine faculty on surgical and non-surgical management for children with sleep disorders.
- Develop a basic understanding of the interpretation of pediatric sleep studies.
Saliva Control Clinic
- Understand the collaborative role of otolaryngology, physical medicine and rehabilitation physicians (PMR), and speech therapists in the evaluation and management of children with difficulty with salivary control.
- Understand the different options for medical therapy, swallow therapy, and surgical management.
Tracheotomy and Ventilation Clinic
- Understand the management of chronic tracheostomies and potential complications
- Develop a collaborative relationship with pulmonary medicine, nutrition, speech and language pathology in the management of tracheostomy patients.
- Understand the process of decannulation, including airway assessment
Multidisciplinary Sinus Clinic
- Understand the medical evaluation for chronic sinusitis in children and medical therapy options
- Understand the surgical management of children with chronic sinus disease
Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin Digestive and Airway Clinic
- Understand the complex nature and overlap that children may have with complex feeding and airway issues, including tracheoesophageal repair, chronic dysphagia, esophageal strictures, laryngotracheomalacia, laryngeal clefts, chronic aspiration and lung disease, vocal cord immobility, subglottic stenosis, gastroesophageal reflux, eosinophilic esophagitis, etc.
- Demonstrate knowledge of medical and surgical evaluation for this patient population
- Perform functional endoscopic evaluation of swallow
Vascular Anomalies Clinic
- Participate in the complex patient care with physicians from varying specialties.
- Differentiate treatment modalities based on type of vascular anomaly.
- Demonstrate competence in the use of sclerotherapy agents for macrocystic lymphatic malformations.
Cleft Lip/Cleft Palate Clinic
- Evaluate for velopharyngeal insufficiency in children the palatal deficiencies.
- Understand the management of chronic ear disease in this population.
- Perform nasopharyngoscopy as indicated in the evaluation of patients.
Velocardiofacial Syndrome Clinic
- Identify patients with velocardiofacial syndrome.
- Understand the role of genetics, speech/language pathology, audiology, psychology, and occupational therapy, in the management of these patients.
Cochlear Implant Program
- Understand patient candidacy for cochlear implantation.
- Demonstrate knowledge of the surgical steps in cochlear implantation.
- Understand services involved with cochlear implantation including device programming, aural rehabilitation therapy, speech/language evaluation and therapy.
- Identify and manage complications related to cochlear implantation.
The Fetal Concerns Program
- Participate in the prenatal diagnosis of masses in the head and neck.
- Participate in patient management including pre-procedure evaluation, Ex-uterine Intrapartum Treatment procedures, and post-delivery management of the patient, including surgical resection or other procedures, if indicated.
- Present patients with head and neck lesions at the Maternal-Fetal Conference.
- Register on the SF Match Website
- Fill out the Unified Pediatric Otolaryngology Fellowship Application
- Personal statement
- SF Match #
- Current CV
- Photo ID
- 3-4 Letters of Recommendation
**Application Deadline is February 1, 2018**
Interview date is set for Thursday, March 15, 2018
Interview Status Information:
Prospective candidates will be contacted for Interviews.
If you have any questions about interviews or the fellowship program, please contact Alyssa Schwab at firstname.lastname@example.org, (414) 805-5671.
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