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On January 12th and January 16th, the Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery will be welcoming 42 applicants from across the nation to visit and interview with our residency program. These extremely bright and talented men and women...
Posted January 09, 2015
Congratulations to Michael Merzenich, PhD on his being recognized with the Fritz A. and Doris H. Russ Prize awarded by the National Academy of Engineering! Dr. Merzenich was selected based upon his pioneering work as part of a UCSF team in...
Posted January 08, 2015
February 1, 2015 was a truly remarkable day in the history of UCSF, the City of San Francisco, and the state of California as our new Mission Bay hospitals went live. The NCI designated Bakar Comprehensive Cancer Center, the Betty Irene Moore Women’...
Posted December 29, 2014
Message from Andrew H. Murr, M.D., FACS:  It is with great sadness that I report that Dr. Roger Boles passed away on December 3, 2014. Dr. Boles became Chairman of the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at the University of...
Posted December 10, 2014
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

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