Thomas Jefferson University


lymphoscintography/laparoscopic sentinel node dissection
microvascular TFPI study
Novel skull base repair - "button" graft

Research is an important mission in the Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at Thomas Jefferson University.  Over the past few years, the department has expanded its research effort with multiple laboratories at the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center.  In addition, the department has expanded its translational research endeavors with animal models including rabbit, rat and pig.  Clinical databases have been created for our skull base center, microvascular reconstruction patients, head and neck cancer patients and endocrine patients.   Residents are encouraged to work on research projects throughout their tenure at Jefferson, with an average of three first-author publications per resident.  Although there is no mandate (except during the dedicated research rotation), the departmental support has led to universal involvement of all residents.  Multiple residents have received CORE resident research grants through AAO-HNSF  with the support of the faculty and PhD collaborators.  A research coordinator within the department and statisticians at the University are available for resident research projects.  Additionally, there is a weekly Rhinology Research Meeting, clinical trial meeting, and Squamous Cell Carcinoma Working Group Meeting that interested residents are encouraged to attend.

Meetings at which you have presentations (poster, oral, other) are fully funded including transportation, a daily stipend, room and board.

News & Events

CME: 2nd Annual
Head & Neck Cancer Symposium
April 17, 2020

Course Location:

Jefferson Alumni Hall
1020 Locust Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Landline vs DECT Phone

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