Laryngology and Care of the Professional Voice Fellowship

University of California, San Francisco
Voice and Swallowing Center
2330 Post Street, 5th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94115

Annual Start Date: July 1
Duration of Fellowship: 1 year
University Affiliation: University of California, San Francisco
Licensure Requirements: California Medical License
Number of Fellows Per Year: 1

Program Details

Appointment Level: Faculty member as Clinical Instructor

Operating Privileges: UCSF Medical Center, Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, San Francisco General Hospital, SFVA Hospital

Operative Experience: Fellow will work with Dr. Katherine Yung as part of a multidisciplinary center designed to serve patients with voice and swallowing disorders. The fellow acts as attending surgeon in educating Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery residents, as well as directly with attendings in the OR. Surgical experience includes an average of 225 major cases, including: microdirect laryngoscopy with microflap excision of lesions, CO2 laser removal of papilloma, CO2 laser excision of laryngeal carcinoma, vocal fold injection medialization, vocal fold suture lateralization and CO2 laser posterior cordotomy for bilateral vocal fold paralysis, microdirect subglottoscopy with CO2 laser incisions for subglottic stenosis, type I throplasty and arytenoid adduction, tracheal resection and reanastamosis, crico-pharyngeal myotomy.

Research: Clinical research is expected.

Call Responsibilities: Call 1 week every 10-12 weeks: 5 weeks/year. Privileges also at San Francisco General Hospital and Veterans Administration Medical Center to facilitate call.

Qualifications: OHNS Surgical Residency in an approved USA center, or equivalent training outside the USA; Commitment to an academic career in Laryngology/OHNS; Ablilty to obtain California Medical License.

Application Procedure: Respond with CV and letter of intent, preferably 2 years in advance of proposed starting date.