School of Medicine

Wayne State University School of Medicine

Exchange Program

The “Sisters Program” is an international exchange program in which the Department of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery at Wayne State University shares information with international colleagues (residents and/or fellows) who rotate for a short-term through the department.  Arrangements have been established with the Department of Otolaryngology between the School of Medicine, Buenos Aires, Argentina; the School of Medicine, Pamplona, Spain; the School of Medicine of Cordoba, Argentina; Austral University School of Medicine, Buenos Aires; Fundacion Arauz, Buenos Aires; ASALFA, Buenos Aires; SAV Sociedad Argentina de la voz, Buenos Aires; and the University of Aconcagua, School of Medicine, Mendoza, Argentina. Wayne State faculty are also invited from time to time to visit and teach at one of the participating institutions.  

Arrangements can also be made for speech pathologists to attend the Lakeshore Professional Voice Center as well as Wayne State University facilities. 

Residents and faculty choosing to participate in this program will have to pay for their own expenses. 

Dr. Cristina Jackson-Menaldi, Ph.D., Adjunct Professor in the Department of Otolaryngology, is in charge of making arrangements for the program, and for exchange: 313-887-6434 (voicemail and fax).