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Congratulations to Dr. Ryan Goepfert who has recently been recognized with the Triological Society Western Section’s Shirley Baron Award! Dr. Goepfert’s winning submission was “Development of a Chemoradiation Therapy Toxicity Staging System for...
Posted December 09, 2014
Presented by the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at University of California, San Francisco and the Tripler Army Medical Center, Honolulu, Hawaii Pacific Rim Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery Update Conference Saturday –...
Posted November 14, 2014
The 2014 Robert A. Schindler, MD lecture in Otology/Neurotology occurred on November 13. David Haynes, MD Vice Chair and Professor at The Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center for Otolaryngology and Communication Disorders was our guest lecturer. His...
Posted November 14, 2014
The UCSF Medical Center has begun a new recognition program called the "Great Catch for Patient Safety Program." The program will recognize individuals at UCSF who prevent or mitigate harm as reflected in an incident report. The program is sponsored...
Posted November 06, 2014
Researchers have recently found an aggressive form of thyroid cancer associated with exposure to radioactive iodine. In the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear disaster, over 10,000 children and adolescents were exposed to radiation.  Shortly after the accident...
Posted October 29, 2014
UCSF is celebrating diversity throughout the month of October, honoring champions of the 2014 Chancellor Diversity Award. Cathy Garzio, MBA, is the administrative director the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at UCSF, and she...
Posted October 13, 2014
The UCSF team will mint two new neurotologists and a head and neck oncologic surgeon!  Two of our Chief Residents have matched into neurotology fellowships: Ryan Goepfert, MD, will be training in advanced head and neck oncologic surgery at MD...
Posted October 09, 2014
Dear Colleagues: I am pleased to announce that Jennifer R. Grandis, MD, has accepted the position of Associate Vice Chancellor—Clinical and Translational Research (AVC-CTR). Dr. Grandis will begin service in her new post in January 2015 while also...
Posted October 06, 2014
"Oromandibular Reconstruction: Options and Controversies" Douglas A. Girod, MD, FACS was the 2014 Roger Boles MD Lecturer at UCSF on October 2, 2014. Dr. Girod is currently the Vice Chancellor for the Medical Center at the University of Kansas. He...
Posted October 03, 2014
Please welcome Aaron Tward, MD, PhD, to the Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery! Dr. Tward attended UCLA for his undergraduate degree and came to UCSF as an MSTP student where he earned his PhD under Michael Bishop’s tutelage and...
Posted October 02, 2014

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