School of Medicine

Wayne State University School of Medicine


The Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery offers conferences for CME credits to the community.

Grand Rounds

OBJECTIVES (The rounds provide didactics and discussion covering the entire scope of otolaryngology on a 2-year rotation): After participating in this course (over two years) the participants will be able to:
1) Articulate the core knowledge for clinical otolaryngology.
2) Provide the rationale for treatment of patients with otolaryngological problems.

INTENDED AUDIENCE: Otolaryngology residents, medical students, and faculty as well as interested community otolaryngologists.

LOCATION: Plinn Morse Auditorium - 4th Floor, Harper Hospital

TIME: 7:30-9:30 am, Wednesday

The course director is Eleanor Chan, M.D. - (313) 577-0804

Head and Neck Oncology Conference

This conference is formatted with presentations of patients with head and neck cancer, review of pertinent imaging and pathology studies, followed by discussion of clinical treatment options. Occasionally there are guest lecturers.

LOCATION: 2nd floor Hudson-Webber Cancer Research Center (HWCRC)

TIME: Wednesdays 9:30 AM to 10:30 am

Craniofacial Trauma Conference

The conference is held on the fourth Wednesday of each month from 11:00am-11:30am, to discuss trauma cases in the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery.

LOCATION: Plinn Morse Auditorium - 4th floor, Harper Hospital

The course director is Michael Carron, M.D. - (313) 577-0804

Liaison Resident Conference

This conference is held on the fourth Wednesday of each month from 11:30 to Noon. Program Director meets with the Residents to discuss progress as well as the program development and implementation.
LOCATION: Plinn Morse Auditorium - 4th floor, Harper Hospital

Research Conference

The research seminars are presentations by scientists investigating areas relevant to otolaryngological research. This conference is held on the second Wednesday from 11am- 12pm.
LOCATION: 2nd floor, Hudson Weber Cancer Research Center (HWCRC), Wertz Auditorium
This course is directed by Marian Drescher, PhD (313)745-4344.

Pathology Course

The pathology course is held every other year, from July through April, on the third Wednesday from 11am-Noon. It is designed for otolaryngologists and reviews basic principles of reading slides pertinent to head and neck histopathology.

LOCATION: Plinn Morse Auditorium - 4th floor, Harper Hospital

Temporal Bone Dissection, Facial Plastics, and Rhinology Courses

Full-time and Adjunct faculty provide workshops with a presentation, demonstration and supervised dissection. The schedule is determined by the course directors on a year to year basis.

LOCATION: The temporal bone laboratory is in the basement of the Lande Building.

The course directors are: Otology - Edwin Monsell, MD, PhD (313) 745-4269
Facial Plastics and Reconstruction - Michael Carron, MD (313) 577-2178, Giancarlo Zuliani, MD (313)577-2911
Rhinology - Adam Folbe, MD (313) 577-9979

Head and Neck Anatomy Course

This cadaver dissection exposure is available to first year residents via an Anatomy Course provided by the Anatomy Department of Wayne State University. Registration and fees are required.