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Otolaryngology and Communication Sciences

Best Evidence ENT 2019

August 8-11, 2019 - The American Club, Kohler, WI

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6th Annual Best Evidence ENT conference on the latest evidence-based clinical care pathways and practice guidelines.

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View Conference Syllabus (individual PDFs by day)
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Conference Directors

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John S. Rhee, MD, MPH

Professor & Chair

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David R. Friedland, MD, PhD

Chief, Professor

Guest Lectures

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M. Boyd Gillespie, MD

Professor and Chairman; Department of Otolaryngology; University of Tennessee Health Science Center - Memphis

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Sandra Lin, MD

Professor and Clinical Vice Director of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery; Johns Hopkins University

"This conference offered great presentations that have reinforced my current practice and increased my knowledge"

2018 conference attendee

Conference Information

About Best Evidence ENT

About Best Evidence ENT

Best Evidence ENT 2019 will update practicing otolaryngologists and advanced practice providers on the latest evidence-based clinical care pathways and practice guidelines for patient assessment and treatment and will also feature focused sessions on allergy, sleep medicine and surgery, and salivary gland disease.
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Schedule of Events

Schedule of Events

Thursday, August 8, 2019

2:00 PM - 6:00 PM

  • What is Best Evidence?
  • Pediatric Otitis Media
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
  • Hoarseness
  • Cough
  • Reflux

Friday, August 9, 2019

7:30 AM - 12:00 PM

  • Functional Rhinoplasty
  • Sleep Medicine
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Surgical Options for Sleep Disorders
  • Septoplasty and/or Septal Perforation
  • Sleep Disordered Breathing in Children

Saturday, August 10, 2019

2:00 PM - 6:00 PM

  • Neck Mass
  • Sialendoscopy
  • Salivary Gland Disease/Benign Oral Lesions
  • Allergy
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Adult Sinusitis
  • Atypical Sinus Disease

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

  • Reception - Kohler Design Center

Sunday, August 11, 2019

7:30 AM - 12:00 PM

  • Sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss
  • Hearing Rehabilitation
  • Tinnitus
  • Pediatric Hearing Loss
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Facial Paralysis

Registration

Registration

To register now, please complete this form or contact Diann Fiscus at dfiscus@mcw.edu or (414) 955-0827.
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Accreditation Statement

Accreditation Statement

The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this live activity for a maximum of 15 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this activity for up to 15 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals.

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Conference Focus & Educational Learning Objectives 

Conference Focus & Educational Learning Objectives 

Best Evidence ENT 2019 is a four day conference that will update practicing otolaryngologists and advanced practice providers on the latest evidence-based clinical care pathways and practice guidelines for patient assessment and treatment.

Educational Objectives:

  • Become familiar with existing and recently updated clinical practice guidelines related to the specialty of otolaryngology-head and neck surgery.
  • Review patient outcomes based on peer reviewed research.
  • Designate best evidence-based practices for diagnostic and assessment procedures, including pediatric otitis media, hoarseness, functional rhinoplasty, tonsillectomy, neck mass, allergic rhinitis, hearing loss, and Bell's palsy.
  • Understand new and updated management and intervention practices for obstructive sleep apnea and sleep disordered breathing in the child and adult.

Conference Reception

Conference Reception

A conference reception will be held on Saturday evening, August 10 from 6:00-7:30 pm, in the Kohler Design Center - a spectacular showcase of innovative product design and technology and a display of American history.

Reception

Accommodations & Activities

The conference will be held August 8-11 at the American Club, a Forbes Five-Star and AAA Five Diamond Resort Hotel located in Kohler, WI, just one hour north of Milwaukee, one hour south of Green Bay, and two hours north of Chicago.

Endless activities exist in Kohler for guests of all ages and dining options are plentiful!

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Hotel Information

A limited block of rooms has been reserved at The American Club and the Inn on Woodlake.

To make a reservation at either property, call (855) 209-5679 toll free. Reference #82Y4OT - Medical College of Wisconsin group block.

Rate Information (prices do not include tax or resort fee):

The American Club Standard King - $328 per night
The Inn on Woodlake Lakeside King or Prairie Double - $219 per night

Discounted rates are available until July 8, 2019 at 5:00 pm central time. Room rates are available three days prior/post based on availability.


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Golf
Play the Straits - home of the 2015 PGA Championship and future site of the Ryder Cup in 2020. Ranked #2 by Golf Digest Magazine among US public courses and a world top 100 golf course, Whistling Straits offers two must-play courses sculpted into the Lake Michigan coastline:

Ranked among the best in the country, Blackwolf Run is situated on a river basin formed by glacial runoff to create one of the most scenic and challenging courses in North America. Blackwolf Run offers two championship courses:

Limited tee times have been reserved for conference attendees Friday afternoon, August 9, and Saturday morning, August 10. Contact Diann Fiscus at (414) 955-0827 or dfiscus@mcw.edu to reserve these limited times. Tee times can be scheduled individually by calling (866) 887-8455.

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Kohler Waters Spa
Take pleasure in the relaxation pool and enjoy the latest innovative water treatments, therapeutic massages, facials, and body treatment experiences in a place of tranquility. Call (855) 444-2838 toll free. Advanced reservations are recommended.

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Other Activities
Endless other activities exist in Kohler for guests of all ages. Try hiking a wilderness preserve, canoeing or kayaking a rambling river, horseback riding, trap shooting, or charter fishing. Take a yoga class, tour the Kohler factory or the Kohler Art Center, or shop the unique boutiques in the Shops at Woodlake. Dining options in Kohler are plentiful.

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Contact Information

Diann Fiscus

Conference Planner

dfiscus@mcw.edu
414-955-0827

Alyssa Schwab

Conference CME Coordinator

alschwab@mcw.edu
414-955-0833