UCSF OHNS to Show Strong Research and Leadership at COSM 2022

April 26, 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.

It was great to be back with our esteemed international colleagues in person this year. We were especially proud to celebrate quite a few accomplishments over the course of the conference.

Jolie Chang, MD, an associate professor of OHNS and Chief of the Division of Sleep Surgery was inducted into the Triological Society. Charles Limb, MD, Francis A. Sooy Professor of OHNS, Chief of the Division of Otology, Neurotology and Skull Base Surgery and director of the Douglas Grant Cochlear Implant Center, was also inducted to the society with distinction. Congratulations, Dr. Chang and Dr. Limb!

COSM is an annual event that brings together society membership. The represented societies included:

This year, we were excited that UCSF OHNS’s Daniel Knott, MD and Rahul Seth, MD were the co-chairs of the AAFPRS meeting. They organized the two-day conference and moderated the many interesting discussions that took place.

UCSF OHNS was represented by faculty members, fellows, residents and medical students at the meetings. Below is a list of UCSF OHNS’s contributions to COSM, including podium, poster, and lecture presentations. Check it out!

Podium Research Presentations

  • Tania Benjamin, MD at AAFPRS
  • Arushi Gulati at AAFPRS
  • Shayan Fakurnejad, MD at AAFPRS
  • Neil Patel, MD, MSc at AAFPRS
  • Kara Brodie, MD, MPhil at ASPO
  • Taylor DeBusk, MD at AAFPRS
  • Joseph Kidane at ABEA
  • Eric Kim at ANS
  • Yue Ma, MD at ABEA

Poster Research Presentations

  • Rex Lee at AHNS
  • Connie Zhou at AHNS
  • Karolina Plonowska, MD at AHNS
  • Gaelen Stanford-Moore, MD, MPhil at AAFPRS
  • Katrin Jaradeh at ASPO
  • Katrin Jaradeh at TRIO
  • Elizabeth Liao at ASPO
  • Kimberly Luu, MD at ASPO
  • Elizabeth Shuman, MD at ABEA
  • Neil Patel, MD, MSc at ARS
  • Eric Kim at TRIO
  • Joseph Kidane at TRIO
  • Sifon Ndon, MD at TRIO
  • Nicole Jiam, MD at TRIO
  • VyVy Young, MD at ALA

Quickshot Lectures

  • Jacqueline Harris, MD at ASPO
  • Kara Brodie, MD, MPhil at ASPO
  • Elizabeth Liao at ASPO

Expert Clinician Lectures

JoAnn Czechowicz, MD

  • Frontiers In Genetics and Targeted Therapies for Impossible to Treat Vascular Anomalies – Panelist - Sunday May 1, 10:25AM CT

Joseph Kidane, BS

  • Longitudinal Analysis Of Swallowing Displacement Kinematics And Functional Swallowing Outcome Measures After Oropharyngeal Cancer Treatment. ABEA 4/29/2022 3:48 PM CT.

Daniel Knott, MD

  • AHNS:  New innovations in facial nerve reconstruction and rehabilitation - Thursday 4/28 1:45 PM

Yue Ma, MD

  • Assessment Of Laryngopharyngeal Sensory Function Using Tactile Aesthesiometer In Healthy Adults. ABEA 4/29/2022 at 1:34 PM CT.

Clark Rosen, MD

  • President's Address: Improving Laryngology through Connection: Personal and Collaboration. Clark Rosen-ALA President 1:15 PM CT

Marika Russell, MD

  • Thyroid and Parathyroid Surgery Course for Residents and Fellows, April 26, 2022, 13:15 - 17:15. "Intraoperative Nerve Monitoring"  
  • Thyroid, Parathyroid, and Neck Ultrasound Course, April 26, 2022, 07:00 - 17:00. "Interventional Ultrasonography"
  • Endocrine I: To Operate is Human, to Ablate is Divine? A Debate About the Ablation of Thyroid Lesions, April 28, 2022, 15:15 - 16:05: Surgery vs. Ablation for Thyroid Lesions - Benign Lesions - The Con Position; Landmark B

VyVy Young, MD

  • Abnormal Laryngopharyngeal Sensation in Adductor Spasmodic Dysphonia Compared to Healthy Controls. Presenting with the ALA 4/29/2022 at 11:08 AM CT.
  • Interventions And Outcomes In Posterior Glottic Versus Multi-level Airway Stenosis: A Multi-institutional Review. Presenting with the ABEA 4/30/2022 8:39 AM CT.

For more details, view the COSM conference schedule online.