Otolaryngology (OTOLARYN)

OTOLARYN 130.01  CIEx - ENT Elective - VAMC-SF  (3 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Steven D. PletcherSteven D. Pletcher also teaches: OTOLARYN 140.01P, OTOLARYN 140.01M

Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: Medical Students in Foundations 2

This is a Bridges Curriculum Clinical Immersive Experience (CIEx), which provide medical students in Foundations 2 opportunities to broaden and enhance their professional development in health care settings different from those of their core clerkships. During this ENT elective, students will have opportunities to recognize common diagnoses in ENT practice, observe common procedures, and compose treatment plans for these common conditions.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Otolaryngology - Head And Neck Surgery
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

OTOLARYN 130.02  CIEx - Interprofessional ENT Inpatient Elective  (1.5-3 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): William R RyanWilliam R Ryan also teaches: OTOLARYN 140.02, OTOLARYN 198

Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: 3rd & 4th Year Medical (MD) Students

Activities: Clinical

This is a Bridges Curriculum Clinical Immersive Experience (CIEx), which provide medical students in Foundations 2 opportunities to broaden and enhance their professional development in health care settings different from those of their core clerkships. This 2 week clinical immersive experience is focused on the interprofessional approach to voice, airway, and swallowing issues for adult inpatients.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Otolaryngology - Head And Neck Surgery
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

OTOLARYN 130.03  CIEx- ENT-Interprofessional Care of the Dizzy Patient  (3 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Jeffrey D Sharon, Roseanne Krauter

Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: Medical Students in Foundations 2

Activities: Clinical

This is a Bridges Curriculum Clinical Immersive Experience (CIEx), which provide medical students in Foundations 2 opportunities to broaden and enhance their professional development in health care settings different from those of their core clerkships. Partner with learners from audiology, physical therapy, and nursing to care for patients with vestibular disorders in the outpatient setting. You will be working with multiple providers on an interprofessional team.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Otolaryngology - Head And Neck Surgery
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

OTOLARYN 140.01M  Advanced Otolaryngology Clerkship  (3-6 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Steven D. PletcherSteven D. Pletcher also teaches: OTOLARYN 140.01P, OTOLARYN 130.01, William R RyanWilliam R Ryan also teaches: OTOLARYN 140.02, OTOLARYN 198

Prerequisite(s): Surgery 110, Internal Medicine

Restrictions: None

Activities: Lecture, Clinical

This clerkship is in general otolaryngology and includes the diagnosis and treatment of common ear, nose, and throat problems. Both inpatient and outpatient experiences will be offered.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Otolaryngology - Head And Neck Surgery
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

OTOLARYN 140.01P  Advanced Otolaryngology Clerkship  (3-6 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Steven D. PletcherSteven D. Pletcher also teaches: OTOLARYN 140.01M, OTOLARYN 130.01, William R RyanWilliam R Ryan also teaches: OTOLARYN 140.02, OTOLARYN 198

Prerequisite(s): Surgery 110, Internal Medicine

Restrictions: None

Activities: Lecture, Clinical

A practical course in general otolaryngology including diagnosis and treatment of common ear, nose, and throat problems; both inpatient and outpatient experiences will be offered.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Otolaryngology - Head And Neck Surgery
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

OTOLARYN 140.01S  Advanced Otolaryngology Clerkship  (3-6 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Patricia A Loftus

Prerequisite(s): Surgery 110, Internal Medicine

Restrictions: None

Activities: Lecture, Clinical

A practical course in general otolaryngology including diagnosis and treatment of common ear, nose, and throat problems; both inpatient and outpatient experiences will be offered.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Otolaryngology - Head And Neck Surgery
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

OTOLARYN 140.02  Off-Campus Clerkship  (3-6 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): William R RyanWilliam R Ryan also teaches: OTOLARYN 198, OTOLARYN 130.02

Prerequisite(s): Medicine 131A-B-C and Surgery 110.

Restrictions: Fourth year medical students only

Activities: Clinical

Clinical clerkships in accredited off-campus hospitals approved by the chairperson of the department and the dean.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Otolaryngology - Head And Neck Surgery
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? Yes
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? Yes

OTOLARYN 140.05  Otolaryngology Surgery Selective  (3 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Chase M HeatonChase M Heaton also teaches: OTOLARYN 170.01, INTERDEPT 130.09

Prerequisite(s): 3rd and 4th year UCSF medical students only

Restrictions: None

Two week elective providing exposure to the\r\nfield of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck surgery.\r\nGoal of the course is to understand scope of\r\npractice of Otolaryngology, appropriateness of\r\nreferral, recognize disease states of the head\r\nand neck, gain experience with history taking\r\nand physical exam of the head and neck.\r\nAssistance in surgery, attendance in clinic and\r\nexposure to different diagnostic and treatment\r\nmodalities is required.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Otolaryngology - Head And Neck Surgery
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

OTOLARYN 150.01  Research in Otolaryngology  (3-24 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Staff

Prerequisite(s): Must be third- or fourth-year medical student.

Restrictions: None.

Activities: Laboratory, Fieldwork, Project

Research project under the direction of a member (or members) of the Department of Otolaryngology.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Otolaryngology - Head And Neck Surgery
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? Yes
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? Yes
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

OTOLARYN 170.01  Introduction to Otolaryngology  (1 Units)  Winter, Spring  

Instructor(s): Chase M HeatonChase M Heaton also teaches: OTOLARYN 140.05, INTERDEPT 130.09

Prerequisite(s): N/A

Restrictions: N/A

Activities: Lecture

The course will introduce first and second year medical students to the field of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery. Through a series of ten lectures, students will hear from experienced clinicians about topics such as: pediatric otolaryngology; cochlear implants and hearing loss; thyroid cancer and surgery; salivary gland obstruction and surgery; health disparities in otolaryngology; minimally invasive skull base surgery; head and neck trauma; and other areas.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Otolaryngology - Head And Neck Surgery
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

OTOLARYN 198  Supervised Study  (1-9 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): William R RyanWilliam R Ryan also teaches: OTOLARYN 140.02, OTOLARYN 130.02

Prerequisite(s): Consent of instructor preceptor and approval of third- and fourth-year coordinator.

Restrictions: Medical students only

Activities: Independent Study, Project

Focused study and directed reading under supervision of a member of the faculty with the approval of the chairperson of the department.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Otolaryngology - Head And Neck Surgery
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? Yes