Two UCSF OHNS Residents Receive 2021 Microbiome Research Program Trainee/Staff Pilot Awards

Jacqueline Harris, MD and Neil Patel, MD, third-year residents at the UC San Francisco Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery (UCSF OHNS), were announced as 2021 awardees of the 2021 Microbiome Research Program.

OHNS Resident and Team Win $50,000 Grant for Their Healthcare Invention

Nicole Jiam, MD, a fifth-year resident at UCSF OHNS, is part of a team that has been awarded the National Science Foundation Innovation Corporation Research Grant. The award consists of $50,000 and an intensive seven-week program to help the team translate the clinically meaningful digital health product into the marketplace.

José Gurrola II, MD is Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion for OHNS

UCSF OHNS is pleased to announce the appointment of José G. Gurrola II, MD as the Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion for the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at UCSF.

José has been the Chair of the department’s Diversity Committee for the past several years and so he has local experience in this role.

Kristina Rosbe, MD Receives Advocacy Award from the American Academy of Pediatrics

Kristina Rosbe, MD, professor and chief of Pediatric Otolaryngology in the UC San Francisco Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, is the recipient of the 2021 Section on Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery (SOOHNS) Advocacy Award from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP).

Nicole Jiam, MD Matches into Highly Competitive Program

Current fifth year UCSF OHNS resident Nicole Jiam, MD has successfully matched into the neurotology fellowship program at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary/Harvard Medical School! This is an incredible and well-deserved accomplishment, in a match year where only 16 positions were available nationwide for 31 applicants in Neurotology. Dr. Jiam will complete the two-year program gaining practical experience in advanced otologic and neurotologic methods and procedures under the stewardship of program director Daniel J. Lee, MD, FACS.

Herbert Homer Dedo, MD 1933-2021

It is with sadness that I report that Dr. Herb Dedo passed away on August 5, 2021

Herb was an inveterate innovator and tinkerer who was a renowned laryngologist and head and neck surgeon.