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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

The Johns Hopkins Children’s Center is the regional referral center for children with complex head and neck pathology. This is a one-year clinical fellowship with research opportunities. The fellow will have attending privileges and a reduced flexible on call schedule. There are multiple opportunities for extended and collaborative research within and outside the division of pediatric otolaryngology. The fellow will staff an independent pediatric otolaryngology clinic in the Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center, and should expect a diverse surgical experience including endoscopic sinus surgery in young children, treatment of benign and malignant pediatric neck masses, and open and endoscopic treatment of obstructive airway lesions.

  • Application Deadline: January 15
  • Starting Date: July 1
  • Duration of Fellowship: 1 to 2 years
  • Number of Fellows per Year: One
  • University Affiliation: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
  • Licensing Requirement: Maryland medical license required
  • Appointment Level: Faculty
  • Operating Privileges: Staffing not required
  • Clinic Responsibilities: Separate clinic, and assist staff
  • Operative Experience: Large, including contemporary techniques of airway management, otology, and functional endoscopic sinus surgery
  • Research: Required-dedicated time available
  • Resident Supervision: Yes, limited
  • Case Load: Large
  • Call Responsibilities: Faculty call, several weeks a month with faculty backup
  • Benefits: Commensurate with university and departmental policies
  • Salary: Appropriate for level of training
  • Additional Information: The primary focus of this fellowship is development of clinical skills. The fellow will be responsible for clinical decision-making, with staff back-up as needed. The fellow serves on the craniofacial team, and staffs several clinics at chronic pediatric hospitals. There are multiple opportunities for extended and collaborative research within the department and the institution.

Please visit the American Society for Pediatric Otolaryngology for information about our fellowship. 

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