Course Catalog » Course Listing for Otolaryngology

130.01  CIEx - ENT Elective - VAMC-SF  (3 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): S. Pletcher       Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: Medical Students in Foundations 2       Activities: Clinical Clerkship

This is a Bridges Curriculum Clinical Immersive Experience (CIEx), which provide medical students in Foundations 2 opportunities to broaden and enhance their professional development in health care settings different from those of their core clerkships. During this ENT elective, students will have opportunities to recognize common diagnoses in ENT practice, observe common procedures, and compose treatment plans for these common conditions.

130.02  CIEx - Interprofessional Care of Voice, Airway, and Swallow   (1.5 - 3 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): N. Zhao, M. Russell       Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: 3rd & 4th Year Medical (MD) Students       Activities: Direct - Clinical Experience/Patient Contact

This is a Bridges Curriculum Clinical Immersive Experience (CIEx), which provide medical students in Foundations 2 opportunities to broaden and enhance their professional development in health care settings different from those of their core clerkships. This 2 week clinical immersive experience is focused on the interprofessional approach to voice, airway, and swallowing issues for adult inpatients.

140.01M  Advanced Otolaryngology Clerkship  (3 - 6 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): W. Ryan       Prerequisite(s): Surgery 110, Internal Medicine

Restrictions: None       Activities: Direct - Lecture, Direct - Clinical Experience/Patient Contact, Student - Lecture

This clerkship is in general otolaryngology and includes the diagnosis and treatment of common ear, nose, and throat problems. Both inpatient and outpatient experiences will be offered.

140.01P  Advanced Otolaryngology Clerkship  (3 - 6 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): W. Ryan       Prerequisite(s): Surgery 110, Internal Medicine

Restrictions: None       Activities: Direct - Lecture, Direct - Clinical Experience/Patient Contact, Student - Lecture

A practical course in general otolaryngology including diagnosis and treatment of common ear, nose, and throat problems; both inpatient and outpatient experiences will be offered.

140.01S  Advanced Otolaryngology Clerkship  (3 - 6 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): M. Russell       Prerequisite(s): Surgery 110, Internal Medicine

Restrictions: None       Activities: Direct - Lecture, Direct - Clinical Experience/Patient Contact, Student - Lecture

A practical course in general otolaryngology including diagnosis and treatment of common ear, nose, and throat problems; both inpatient and outpatient experiences will be offered.

140.01V  Advanced Otolaryngology Clerkship  (3 - 6 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): S. Pletcher       Prerequisite(s): Medicine 131A-B-C and Surgery 110.

Restrictions: Fourth year student in good academic standing.       Activities: Direct - Clinical Experience/Patient Contact

A practical course in general otolaryngology including diagnosis and treatment of common ear, nose, and throat problems; both inpatient and outpatient experiences will be offered.

140.02  Off-Campus Clerkship  (4 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): W. Ryan       Prerequisite(s): Medicine 131A-B-C and Surgery 110.

Restrictions: Fourth year medical students only       Activities: Lecture, Clinical Experience/Patient Contact

Clinical clerkships in accredited off-campus hospitals approved by the chairperson of the department and the dean.

140.05  Otolaryngology Surgery Selective  (3 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): C. Heaton       Prerequisite(s): 3rd and 4th year UCSF medical students only

Restrictions: None       Activities: Clinical Clerkship, Block Elective

Two week elective providing exposure to the field of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck surgery. Goal of the course is to understand scope of practice of Otolaryngology, appropriateness of referral, recognize disease states of the head and neck, gain experience with history taking and physical exam of the head and neck. Assistance in surgery, attendance in clinic and exposure to different diagnostic and treatment modalities is required.

150.01  Research in Otolaryngology  (3 - 24 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): Staff       Prerequisite(s): Must be third- or fourth-year medical student.

Restrictions: None.       Activities: Field Work, Laboratory, Project

Research project under the direction of a member (or members) of the Department of Otolaryngology.

170.01  Introduction to Otolaryngology  (1 units)   Winter, Spring

Instructor(s): C. Heaton       Prerequisite(s): N/A

Restrictions: N/A       Activities: Lecture

The course will introduce first and second year medical students to the field of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery. Through a series of ten lectures, students will hear from experienced clinicians about topics such as: pediatric otolaryngology; cochlear implants and hearing loss; thyroid cancer and surgery; salivary gland obstruction and surgery; health disparities in otolaryngology; minimally invasive skull base surgery; head and neck trauma; and other areas.

198  Supervised Study  (1 - 9 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): W. Ryan       Prerequisite(s): Consent of instructor preceptor and approval of third- and fourth-year coordinator.

Restrictions: Medical students only       Activities: Direct - Project, Direct - Independent Study, Student - Project, Student - Independent Study

Focused study and directed reading under supervision of a member of the faculty with the approval of the chairperson of the department.