Register Now for the UCSF Otolaryngology Update 2023!

July 31, 2023

Take a deep dive into the latest diagnostic and treatment techniques, cutting-edge technology, and innovative surgical approaches within the realm of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery (OHNS) with a live course, presented by UCSF and distinguished guest faculty. This continuing medical education (CME) course is designed for practicing otolaryngologists, nurses, physician assistants, physician trainees and other members of the care team.

UCSF Otolaryngology Update 2023 will take place from November 9-11, 2023, at the Hotel Nikko in San Francisco. Over two-and-a-half-days of short-format lightning rounds, videos, panel discussions, traditional lectures and Q&A opportunities, experts will provide a broad update on topics pertinent to the current practice of OHNS.

Topics Include:

  • Contemporary palate surgery for OSA
  • Consumer sleep tracking devices in patients with OSA
  • Use of Biologic drugs designed to treat nasal polyps and sinusitis
  • Molecular testing in the diagnosis of thyroid cancer
  • Sialendoscopy - Accessing the difficult salivary duct papilla
  • Management of post operative pain without opioids
  • Ways to contribute to healthcare system improvement
  • Endoscopic middle ear surgery
  • Techniques employed in gender affirmation surgery;
  • Management of Invasive fungal sinusitis in the immunocompromised patent
  • Recognition of diseases that mimic chronic rhinosinusitis;
  • Strategies to quickly find ingested button batteries in children
  • Use of liquid biopsy in management of HPV-related head and neck cancer

And many other topics in:

  • Rhinology and Sinus Surgery
  • Laryngology
  • Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery
  • Otology/Neurotology 
  • Allergy
  • Head and Neck Oncologic Surgery
  • Sialendoscopy
  • Head and Neck Reconstructive Surgery
  • Sleep Apnea Surgery
  • Pediatric Otolaryngology
  • Facial Plastic Surgery
Course Chairs Andrew N. Goldberg, MD, MSCE, FACS & Andrew H. Murr, MD, FACS

Speakers from UCSF OHNS include Andrew Goldberg, MD, MSCE, FACS, professor, vice chair and director of UCSF's Division of Rhinology and Sinus Surgery and Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery and Andrew Murr, MD, FACS, professor and department chair. We want to give a special thanks to the two chairs of this event. Without them, this event would not be possible.

Keynote speakers include Kiran Gupta, MD, MPHDylan Chan, MD, PhDYuri Agrawal, MD, MHPBill George, MBA, and David Goldenberg, MD.

  • "The Second Victim Syndrome – We've All Felt It"by Kiran Gupta, MD, MPH, assistant clinical professor of medicine, Division of Hospital Medicine and Medical Director for Patient Safety at the UCSF Medical Center.
  • "Genetics in Sensorineural Hearing Loss: A Practical Guide to Testing and Gene Therapy" by Dylan Chan, MD, PhD, a professor in the UCSF OHNS Division of Pediatric Otolaryngology and Director of the Children's Communication Center.
  • "The Vestibular Loss and Aging" by Yuri Agrawal, MD, MHP, professor and chair of OHNS at the University of Colorado.
  • "How Physician Leaders Can Transform our Healthcare System" by Bill George, MBA, an executive fellow at the Harvard Business School.
  • "Thyroid Nodule Ablation: When, Why, How" by David Goldenberg, MD, professor and chair of OHNS at the Penn State College of Medicine.

Attendees should be sure to stop by the exhibit hall, where they can view the latest technology, devices and systems for the practice of otolaryngology.

Learn more about the conference including a full program overview, accreditation, hotel and air transportation. Registration is open online.