Pacific Rim Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery Update

Presented by the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at University of California, San Francisco and the Tripler Army Medical Center, Honolulu, Hawaii

Pacific Rim Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery Update Conference

Saturday – Tuesday - February 14 -17, 2015


With improved understanding of pathophysiology and disease mechanisms and with technological advancements, the approaches to head and neck surgical disorders and head and neck surgery techniques continue to evolve at a rapid pace. The goal of this course is to provide an update in contemporary head and neck surgery and to foster educational interaction between practitioners from the Pacific Rim and beyond. A distinguished faculty will provide lectures and roundtable discussions. Ample time for questions and interaction with the faculty is planned. Attendees are encouraged to bring their own cases for discussion.




An attendee completing this course should be able to apply knowledge in their practice through:

  •  Contemporary approaches for pediatric sinusitis;
  •  The use of the endoscope for middle ear disease evaluation and treatment;
  •  Website design for the modern otolaryngology practice;
  •  Contemporary molecular-based approaches to treating thyroid cancer;
  •  New approaches for diagnosing and managing obstructive salivary duct disease with sialendoscopy;
  •  Non-cosmetic uses of botulinum toxin in otolaryngology;
  •  New management strategies to optimize both form and function during rhinoplasty;
  •  Management of emerging head and neck cancer entities.


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 educational activity for a maximum of 23.00 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This CME activity meets the requirements under California Assembly Bill 1195, continuing education and cultural and linguistic competency.

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This course also has an associated American College of Surgeons Ultrasound Course concurrent with the CME conference (MMH15010). To register for this course, “American College of Surgeons Thyroid and Parathyroid Ultrasound Skills-Oriented Course” please click here

People who wish to register for both courses will receive $400 off their tuition to the ACS Ultrasound workshop. Please call our registration office to receive this discount: (415) 476-5808 or send an email to the course coordinator Gaelen Lombard at [email protected]

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