The educational programs emphasize collaboration, achievement, and a people-first culture with a commitment to clinical excellence and hands-on experience.


In addition to the exceptional resources and opportunities afforded by 140 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.

Residency Program

We offer a rigorous 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.

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Fellowship Program

Our department is proud to offer four one year advanced training fellowships in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Laryngology and the Care of the Professional Voice, Pediatric Otolaryngology, and Head and Neck Surgical Oncology.

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Continuing medical education courses

We offer a variety of CME courses throughout the year. Include information here about who can participate. 

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Global Health

Faculty and residents participate in a variety of international health experiences that build upon our tradition of deep connection to our local community through a global lens.

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