Visiting Students or Residents

​Visiting Students

The objective of the elective is to expose the student to the diagnosis and management of commonly encountered diseases in otorhinolaryngology. Students spend time in the out-patient clinic, wards and operating room, performing the following tasks: acquaint themselves with common otolaryngologic presentations and master history taking and physical examination of the head and neck. They are expected to participate in the rounds and assist in the operating room. They can join an ongoing clinical research project. In addition, students attend all the teaching activities in the Department, including the conferences, the clinico-pathology correlation, and the journal club. They have to present a talk on a selected topic. Evaluation depends on close observation of performance

Interested applicants should be currently enrolled in a medical school program and must in good academic standing.

Acceptance will be based on a space-available basis. Selection dates must have final approval from the clerkship director. The approval process takes approximately four to six weeks.

Visiting Residents

Visiting Residents who are accepted for an observership can watch procedures, surgeries, patient histories and physicals. Observers can attend patient rounds, teaching conferences and utilize the medical library. Observers can’t participate in any patient care activities. In essence, observers can’t examine patients, scrub on surgical cases or write in medical records. Observers need the approval of the Program Director and the Office of Graduate Medical Education.

Visiting Resident functions in the same capacity as the AUBMC resident. To be eligible for Visiting Resident status, residents must have passed USMLE Step II CK Exam or the IFOM CS Exam (within the past two years). Acceptance as visiting resident is at the discretion of the Program Director and the Office of Graduate Medical Education

Interested applicants should be currently enrolled in a training program and must have the approval of their program director.

​ Acceptance will be based on a space-available basis. Selection dates must have final approval from our program director. The approval process takes approximately four to six weeks.