Residency Program Overview

The residency program accepts four residents per year. Residents can choose one of the two distinct tracks to match their career goals.

  • Clinical Track: Five years, accepts two residents each year, includes six months of research time.
  • Research Track: Six–and-a-half-year, including two years of NIH-Funded research, accepts two residents each year.

Clinical Sites:

Residents assume responsibilities under faculty supervision for the care of patients in inpatient and outpatient settings at levels consistent with their training and experience.

  • The Johns Hopkins Hospital: Primary academic medical center with exposure to all areas of otolaryngology. Rotations include:
  • Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center (PGY2 or 3, PGY4):

    On-call Structure

    • The Johns Hopkins Hospital
      • Night float system: PGY2 residents take in-house call four to five nights per week in divided blocks for 10 to 12 weeks per year
      • Weekend call: in-house weekend call shifts are divided into three shifts (Friday night, Saturday 24-hour and Sunday daytime) between the PGY2–4 residents rotating at JHH 
      • Facial trauma call: even days of the month
    • Bayview and GBMC
      • Home call every two to three days for rotating PGY2–4 residents
      • Backup call for JHH and GBMC divided among the chief residents

    Resident Education

    Residents participate in the medical education program through the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. The program includes three hours per week of resident didactics, including weekly grand rounds, didactic lectures and journal club or board-review-style sessions

    Residents also participate in annual hands-on educational courses:

    • Adult difficult airway
    • Allergy Course
    • Facial plastics/endoscopic sinus and skull base dissection
    • Head and neck dissection
    • Laryngology dissection
    • Pediatric difficult airway
    • Pediatric bronchoscopy
    • Temporal bone
    • Transoral robotic surgery