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Fellowship in Pediatric Otolaryngology

Director: David E. Tunkel, M.D.

Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery
Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center
601 N. Caroline Street, Room 6231
Baltimore, MD 21287

Phone: (410) 955-1559
Fax: (410) 955-0035
Email: dtunkel@jhmi.edu

The Johns Hopkins Children’s Center is the regional referral center for children with complex head and neck pathology. This one-year ACGME-accredited clinical fellowship will include participation in multidisciplinary teams and educational opportunities with the core and non-core faculty in the Children’s Center. There are multiple opportunities for extended and collaborative research within and outside the division of pediatric otolaryngology.

The primary focus of this fellowship is development of complex pediatric otolaryngology clinical skills. The fellow will be responsible for clinical decision-making, with staff back-up as needed. There are multiple opportunities for extended and collaborative research within the department and the institution.

The fellow will staff an independent pediatric otolaryngology clinic in the Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center, and work alongside our pediatric otolaryngology attending physicians in the clinics and the operating rooms. The fellow should expect a diverse surgical experience including endoscopic sinus surgery in young children, treatment of benign and malignant pediatric neck masses, open and endoscopic treatment of obstructive airway lesions and advanced otologic procedures.

Key dates and information:

  • Application Deadline: January 15
  • Starting Date: July 1
  • Duration of Fellowship: 1 year
  • Number of Fellows per Year: One
  • University Affiliation: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
  • Licensing Requirement: Maryland medical license required
  • Appointment Level: Faculty
  • Benefits: Commensurate with university and departmental policies
  • Salary: Appropriate for level of training

Clinical and research experience will include:

  • Operating Privileges: Staffing not required for procedures in the “core” of otolaryngology; attending co-staffing for complex pediatric otolaryngology
  • Clinic Responsibilities: Independent clinic and clinic attendance with core faculty
  • Operative Experience: Large, including contemporary techniques of airway management, otology, and functional endoscopic sinus surgery
  • Research: Required-dedicated time available
  • Resident Supervision: Yes, limited
  • Call Responsibilities: averages one week per month along with a faculty member

Additional Information:

Please visit the ASPO webpage for additional information and visit SFMATCH for application information.

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