Congratulations to the 2022 UCSF OHNS Graduates and Award Winners!

Commencement 2022 was held on June 18, 2022. The Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF OHNS) would like to take this opportunity to congratulate the graduates from our residency program.

UCSF OHNS's Dr. Andrew Goldberg Named President-Elect of the Triological Society

At the recent 124th Triological Society (TRIO) meeting in Dallas, Texas, UCSF OHNS's Dr. Andrew N. Goldberg was selected to become President-Elect of the society. Dr. Goldberg was chosen for the role because of his career-long contributions to the society and his eminent standing as a clinician, educator and investigator. He became a TRIO fellow in 2005 with the acceptance of his thesis.

UCSF OHNS's Dr. Jennifer Grandis Discusses Effect of Male-Dominated Networking in Medicine

In a recent article in The Conversation, Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF OHNS)'s Jennifer Grandis, MD, discussed her research into the challenges women face to advance in academic medicine. Through in-person interviews with more than 100 people in medicine all over the US, Dr. Grandis found that one of the most important reasons women struggle to advance is because they are "consistently excluded from important, male-dominated networking activities."

UCSF OHNS to Show Strong Research and Leadership at COSM 2022

The Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF OHNS) displayed its strong national reputation and clinical and research excellence at the Combined Otolaryngology Spring Meetings (COSM) in Dallas on April 27-May 1, 2022. This is an annual event that brings together the membership of the COSM societies.

UCSF OHNS's Dr. Jennifer Grandis Named Cancer Research Academy Fellow

Congratulations to Jennifer Grandis, MD, of UCSF OHNS, who has been named a fellow of the American Association for Cancer Research Academy. Dr. Grandis's expertise is in precision medicine, signal transduction and translational research, and she was selected for her research on genomic alterations and key signaling pathways in head and neck cancer with the goal of enabling precision medicine studies.

UCSF OHNS's Dr. Daniel Knott and Team Praised for Excellent Care

Rarely is a hospital called a "figurative Shangri-la," but that is exactly how Mr. Orville Schell, a patient, described the UCSF Medical Center in a recent article published by the Our Towns Civic Foundation. The former dean of the UC Berkeley School of Journalism and renowned expert of US/China relations, Mr. Schell recently underwent complex, multidisciplinary treatment at UCSF.

Dr. Jennifer Grandis Wins American Cancer Society Innovation Award

We are pleased to announce that Jennifer Grandis, MD, of the UCSF OHNS, was recently awarded a Fostering Innovation Award for American Cancer Society professors! Dr. Grandis is an American Cancer Society Clinical Research Professor, and a member of the American Society for Clinical Investigation, the American Association of Physicians and the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies.

UCSF OHNS Welcomes New Residents on Match Day 2022!

In March, applicants, medical schools and residency training programs participated in the 2022 Residency Match. The Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at the University of California, San Francisco welcomed five medical school students who will continue their transition to careers as young physicians here at UCSF.

Christoph Schreiner, MD, PhD Receives the ARO Award of Merit at their Annual Meeting

Congratulations to Christoph Schreiner, MD, PhD, of UCSF OHNS, who recently received the 2022 Association for Research in Otolaryngology (ARO) Award of Merit. Dr. Schreiner is a professor in the Departments of OHNS and Bioengineering & Therapeutic Sciences at UCSF.

UCSF OHNS Retains #4 Ranking in NIH Funding

UCSF OHNS is pleased to announce that we've retained our #4 national ranking for NIH grant funding for OHNS departments. This is based on the recently released 2021 National Institutes of Health (NIH) rankings compiled by the Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research.