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Department of Otolaryngology
 

Medical Student Rotation

Department of Otolaryngology


About two weeks before your rotation, you will receive an email confirming the dates of your rotation along with your site and senior Resident for contact. If you have any questions please email Vicki Muscatello or call 303-724-1965.

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Primary Care Otolaryngology​  


Electives for Phase 1 and 2 Students

OTOL 6660 - Career Elective in OTOL
All terms
1.0 Credits
Course Directors, Dr. Adam Terella and Dr. Brook McConnell
Education Specialist, Vicki Muscatello, 303-724-1965

The Career Elective in Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery will provide diverse sub-specialty clinical and operative exposure with physician specialists who diagnose and treat disorders of the ears, nose, throat and related structures of the head and neck.
Register for this course by contacting: Wayne Sell at 303-724-8053 or wayne.sell@ucdenver.edu

 

Electives for Phase 4 Students

OTOL 8000 - Clinical Otolaryngology
2 or 4 weeks
Course Directors, Dr. Adam Terella and Dr. Brook McConnell
Education Specialist, Vicki Muscatello, 303-724-1965

Recommended for students considering an ENT career. Offers in-depth clinical and operative exposure. Also useful for those seeking primary care to further hone head and neck exam skills and treatment of ENT pathology.

University of Colorado Students Registration
Externship Application Process: Student Affairs - Extern
 

OTOL 8100 - Elective Away
2 - 4 weeks
Course Directors, Dr. Adam Terella and Dr. Brook McConnell
Education Specialist, Vicki Muscatello, 303-724-1965

This Otolaryngology elective may be held at a site in Colorado, another state, or internationally. 
Prerequisites: Required departmental approval one month prior to the start; additionally, international sites must be preapproved by Student Affairs and all arrangements made one quarter in advance.

Students are required to discuss course evaluations with individual instructor and ensure written evaluations are faxed to course coordinator at 303-724-1961. Course directors assign final grades.


OTOL 8600 - Research In Otolaryngology
4 - 12 weeks
Course Director, Katie Rennie, PhD
Education Specialist, Vicki Muscatello, 303-724-1965

This Otolaryngology elective will be held at a site in Colorado. Prerequisites: Prior approval from Associate Dean and course director required to register, and a completed application for research credit must be submitted one quarter prior to the start.

Students are required to discuss course evaluations with individual instructor and ensure written evaluations are faxed to course coordinator at 303-724-1961. Dr. Rennie assigns final grades. Objectives:

  1. Work in supervised environment to gain appreciation for research design,
    criticism and statistical analysis
  2. Complete research project with potential to publish in peer-reviewed journal.


OTOL 8630 - Research Elective Away
2 - 8 weeks
Course Director, Katie Rennie, PhD
Education Specialist, Vicki Muscatello, 303-724-1965

This Otolaryngology elective may be held at a site in Colorado, another state, or internationally. Prerequisites: Prior approval from Associate Dean and course director required to register, and a completed application for research credit must be submitted one quarter prior to the start; additionally, international sites must be preapproved by Student Affairs and all arrangements made one quarter in advance. 

Students are required to discuss course evaluations with individual instructor and ensure the written evaluation is faxed to course coordinator at 303-724-1961. Dr. Rennie assigns final grade.