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2021 UCSF OHNS Graduates Honored in Hybrid June Celebration

From left to right: Adrian House, MD; Madeleine Strohl, MD; Nancy Wang, MD; Mary Jue Xu, MD

2021 UCSF OHNS Graduates Honored in Hybrid June Celebration

On Saturday, June 12, the UCSF Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery held a celebration honoring graduates of the OHNS residency and fellowship programs. The event was held live at Mission Bay Conference Center for graduates and faculty, and was simultaneously broadcast live to family, friends, colleagues, and other supporters by Zoom.

“Nancy Wang, MD; Adrian House, MD; Mary Jue Xu, MD; and, Madeleine Strohl, MD have all successfully completed 5 years of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery residency at UCSF, said Dr. Rahul Seth, associate professor at OHNS. “We are extremely proud of them and look forward to following their future successes!” Fellows Patrick Carpenter, MD and Jacqueline Wulu, MD were also honored for their outstanding clinical work during 2020-2021.

To celebrate this year’s residency graduates, Chair Andrew Murr, MD presented each graduate with a personal photographic portrait showing their contributions to the field of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery.

 

Residents and Fellows On The Move

RESIDENTS

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Adrian House, MD
In July 2021, Dr. House will begin a facial plastic and reconstructive surgery fellowship at the Center for Advanced Facial Plastic Surgery in Beverly Hills, California, where he will be trained by Drs. Babak Azizzadeh and Paul Nassif. “I’m so thankful for the excellent surgical and clinical training I received at UCSF and honored to have been part of such a great team,” shared Dr. House. “I’m looking forward to bringing the skills I gained
to my fellowship training.”

 

 

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Madeleine Strohl, MD
Dr. Strohl will enter a head and neck surgery fellowship at the University of Miami in July 2021. “I feel well prepared for my University of Miami head and neck surgery fellowship,” said Dr. Strohl. “I received excellent training and mentorship from UCSF OHNS faculty, and I look forward to continuing to build on the expertise I gained at UCSF,” she said.

 

 

 

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Mary Jue Xu, MD
In July 2021, Dr. Xu will begin a head and neck surgery fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine. “I am grateful for everyone at UCSF OHNS,” said Dr. Xu. “This includes residents, faculty, and staff – who have all shaped me over the past five years.”

 

 

 

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Nancy Wang, MD
After completing her residency, Dr. Wang is joining Nevada ENT, a private practice group of otolaryngologists in Reno, Nevada. “I have had the privilege to train at a world-class institution with an incredibly skilled and compassionate group of surgeons,” noted Dr. Wang. “I hope to bring the lessons and knowledge that I’ve drawn from the attendings, my co-residents, and my patients to my future practice.”

 

 

 


Fellows

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Patrick Carpenter, MD
In August 2021, Dr. Carpenter will join Virginia Tech Carillion Clinic in Roanoke, Virginia as a head and neck surgeon. “My fellowship year at UCSF was an incredible year of growth and learning with
such a great group of mentors and residents. I had the opportunity to really learn world class ablations (WCAs) and world class reconstructions (WCRs),” shared Dr. Carpenter. “I am excited to bring WCAs and WCRs to Virginia Tech this summer.”

 

 

 

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Jacqueline Wulu, MD
In September 2021, Dr. Wulu will join the Kaiser Permanente Mid-Atlantic Permanente Medical Group practice in Washington, D.C. as a facial plastic and reconstructive surgeon. “I have learned so much
from my facial plastic and reconstructive surgery fellowship training at UCSF. It has been a very comprehensive learning experience with significant opportunities for autonomy and the chance to witness my own growth,” said Dr. Wulu. “Everyone has been very supportive and invested in my development. I look forward to bringing the skills I gained as a fellow to my new position on the east coast at Kaiser Permanente Mid-Atlantic.”

 

 


Our graduates are moving on to a variety of institutions and practices. We wish them all the best in their future achievements and thank them for their dedication and hard work.