20th Annual Resident Research Symposium

June 17, 2022
01:00pm - 05:00pm

Byers Auditorium - Mission Bay - Genentech Building - 600 16th Street - San Francisco - CA 94158


This is an In-Person event

Sooy Visiting Professor: Maie St. John, MD, PhD, FACS
Moderator: Jolie Chang, MD


1:00 – 1:10 pm Welcome Remarks: Jolie Chang, MD, Moderator

1:10 – 1:20 pm Dr. Tania Benjamin – Class of 2024
Topic: “Assessing the Prevalence of Burnout Among Female Microvascular Free-Flap Head and Neck Surgeons.”

1:20 – 1:30 pm Dr. Yi Cai – Class of 2022
Topic: “Hypoglossal Nerve Stimulator Uptitration: When Does Therapy Work?”

1:30 – 1:40 pm Dr. Kara Brodie – Class of 2023
Topic: “Outcomes of an Early-Childhood Hearing Screening Program in a Low-Income Setting.”

1:40 – 1:50 pm Dr. Jacquelyn Callander – Class of 2025
Topic: “Symptom Outcomes After Sialendoscopy-Assisted Salivary Duct Surgery: A Prospective 6-Year Study.”

1:50 – 2:00 pm Dr. Jacqueline Harris – Class of 2024
Topic: “Impact of Montelukast on Reducing Likelihood of Adenotonsillectomy for Pediatric Obstructive Sleep Disordered Breathing.”

2:00 – 2:10 pm Dr. Nicole Jiam – Class of 2022
Topic: “Treated Large Posterior Fossa Vestibular Schwannoma and Meningioma: Hearing Outcome and Willingness-to-Accept Brain Implant for Unilateral Deafness”

2:10 – 2:20 pm Dr. Abel David – Class of 2023
Topic: “Unveiling Cellular Communication in the Developing Mouse Utricle Using Single Cell RNA Sequencing.”

2:20 – 2:30 pm Dr. Sayan Fakurnejad – Class of 2025
Topic: “The Impact of Venous Anastomosis Geometry on Free Tissue Transfer.”

2:30 – 2:40 pm Dr. Sifon Ndon – Class of 2024
Topic: “Incidence of Peri Neural Invasion and It's Role in Recurrence of Sinonasal SCC.”

2:40 – 2:50 pm Dr. Elizabeth Shuman – Class of 2022
Topic: “Laser Safety Time Out: Quality Improvement at a Tertiary Care Center.”

2:50 – 3:15 pm INTERMISSION/REFRESHMENTS (25 minutes)

3:15 – 3:25 pm Dr. Gaelen Stanford-Moore – Class of 2023
Topic: “Effect of Delay of Care for Patients with Craniomaxillofacial Trauma in Rwanda.”

3:25 – 3:35 pm Dr. Danielle Gillard – Class of 2025
Topic: “Audiovestibular Outcomes in Posterior Fossa Meningiomas.”

3:35 – 3:45 pm Dr. Neil Patel – Class of 2025
Topic: “Tuft Cells: Early Mediators in the Pathogenesis of Chronic Rhinosinusitis with Nasal Polyposis.”

3:45 – 3:55 pm Dr. Michael Lindeborg – Class of 2025
Topic: “Risk Factors Associated with Late-Identified Hearing Loss in Pediatric Patients.”

3:55 – 4:05 pm Dr. Katherine Wai – Class of 2022
Topic: “Defining the Immune Microenvironment in Salivary Gland Tumors.”

4:05 – 4:15 pm Dr. Karolina Plonowska – Class of 2024
Topic: “A Prospective Comparison of Post-treatment Quality of Life in Human Papillomavirus Oropharynx Squamous Cell Carcinoma.”

4:15 – 4:25 pm Dr. Spenser Souza – Class of 2025
Topic: “ctHPVDNA Post-Treatment Monitoring in Patients with p16 (+) Oropharyngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma.”

Disclosure: Presenters Drs. Maie St. John, Yi Cai, Nicole Jiam, Elizabeth Shuman, and Katherine Wai have stated they have no relationships to disclose. Planner/Moderator Jolie L. Chang, MD has stated that she has no relationships to disclose. Credit for OHNS Year-End Event: The University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine (UCSF) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. UCSF designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.75 AMAPRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.