Our program is a one-year clinical fellowship in Pediatric Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery. Candidates would be guaranteed a breadth of clinical and operative experience with opportunities to spend time in a multitude of multidisciplinary clinics including Craniofacial Clinic, Aerodigestive Clinic, Birthmark and Vascular Anomalies Clinic, and Hearing Loss Clinic. To learn more about our pediatric fellowship, please visit the education section on our main Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery site.

Clinical Experience

  • 6 months Mission Bay Campus
  • 6 months Oakland/East Bay Campus
  • Operative time: average 3.5 days per week
  • Fellow OR time: Two 0.5 days per month
  • Clinic time: average 1 day per week
  • Fellow clinic time: two 0.5 days per month
  • Oversight and teaching on the inpatient service
  • Administrative/research time: 0.5 days per week
  • Call 1:4 weeks with attending back up call

Specialty Clinics and OR

  • Aerodigestive Clinic and OR
  • Hearing Loss Clinic
  • Voice and Swallowing Clinic
  • Birthmark and Vascular Anomalies Clinic/inpatient consult service
  • Microtia Clinic
  • Cochlear Implant Team
  • Craniofacial Clinic
  • Fetal Treatment Center Multidisciplinary Conference
  • Fellow-based interest in: pediatric radiology, neonatology, pediatric oncology, pediatric infectious disease, pediatric intensive care

Surgical Experience

  • Otology
    • Chronic ear
    • Cochlear implantation
  • Functional endoscopic sinus surgery
  • Congenital and acquired head and neck masses
  • Sialendoscopy
  • Complex obstructive sleep apnea management
  • Airway
    • Endoscopic airway management
    • Laryngotracheal reconstruction
    • Vascular malformations

Research and Education Expectations


  • Faculty mentored research project(s)
  • Presentation at the Annual UCSF Otolaryngology‐Head & Neck Research Symposium
  • Presentation at a national meeting is expected
  • A minimum of one manuscript will be submitted for publication prior to completion of the program


  • Supervisory role to residents in clinic,, inpatients and OR
  • Didactic teaching for residents and medical students
  • Departmental Grand Rounds/Morbidity and Mortality conferences
  • Give one Grand Rounds lecture
  • Monthly pediatric case conference
  • Pediatric M&M
  • Quarterly pediatric journal club