This fellowship training includes:
- Advanced microvascular surgery
- Transoral laser microsurgery for head and neck cancer
- Reconstructive and rehabilitative head and neck surgery
- Facial plastics and reconstructive surgery
In addition to your clinical experiences, you participate in clinical research during the fellowship.
You will participate in all aspects of patient care and be expected to function independently in routine surgical cases, including preoperative and postoperative care of the patient.
You will participate in the departmental conferences, seminars, journal club and multidisciplinary conferences throughout the academic year. You also will coordinate and present at resident conferences.
You are encouraged to participate in ongoing or new research projects and will be expected to present at regional and national meetings. You also will be encouraged to participate in manuscripts for publication in peer reviewed journals.
You will take call from home on a rotating basis with the residents and physician assistants in the department.
You will meet periodically with program director to discuss individual goals and provide ongoing support for future career development.
Moonlighting is not permitted during this fellowship.
To ensure that you acquire adequate knowledge and develop your technical skills, your performance will be monitored carefully during the course of your program training. You will be evaluated formally by your supervising faculty member after each clinical rotation and will meet with the program director to review these evaluations.