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Residency Program Overview

Welcome to the UCSF Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery.  The Department’s priorities are to the highest quality patient care, to provide an outstanding resident education program, and to advance biomedical research in Otolaryngology. 

In addition to the exceptional resources and opportunities afforded by 130 years of University of California tradition, students, residents, and fellows at the Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery enjoy the guidance and expertise of our internationally renowned clinical and research faculty, as well as, opportunities to train using state-of-the-art facilities and technology.  The department includes specialists in every subspecialty of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery including head and neck surgical oncology, laryngology, rhinology, otology, neurotology, skull base surgery, pediatric otolaryngology, head and neck endocrine surgery, facial plastic and reconstructive surgery, sleep surgery and audiology.

We offer a rigorous five-year residency training program designed to allow graduates to practice at the highest level of the specialty and to be trained in the latest technology and techniques available.  Our current residents are a highly accomplished group of individuals who excel both academically and in their clinical responsibilities.  The faculty is committed to teaching and to the highest quality of resident education.

If you have any other questions about the program, please contact: 

Joanna Times, Residency Program Administrator at