Our program aims to train and develop physician-scientists who will advance the field of otolaryngology-head and neck surgery. Our subspecialty requires a wide variety of expertise and scientific strategies for understanding and treating communication disorders and diseases of the head and neck. These diseases can limit survival, and more broadly affect the ability to relate to family, workplace and society at large.
We aim to provide the scientific training, as well as communication and administrative skills that will enabl our graduates to become creative contributors to the future of otolaryngology and the treatment of associated communication disorders. One significant indicator of success, and a point of great pride, is the number of trainees who have gone on to academic careers at Hopkins and elsewhere, including several who are now among the faculty of this training grant. Two residents per year enter into 2 years of research training in their third year of residency. These trainees can choose from a wide, and deep, selection of research programs both within the department, and in associated laboratories at Hopkins and elsewhere. The topics include, but are not limited to: molecular biology of head and neck cancers, basic mechanisms of, and therapeutic innovation for dizziness and balance, studies of the auditory nervous system including utilization and outcomes of cochlear implantation, pathogenesis of sinusitis, epidemiologic and genomic association studies.
We aim to educate enthusiastic, inquisitive, critical, and knowledgeable young investigators who can pose and then answer significant questions and who will be able to conduct successful, independent research careers in academic medicine.

Public Health Relevance

This is a training grant application to support 2 years of research for 2 trainees in the Oto-HNS residency. These trainees spend full-time learning and carrying out scientific research in the laboratory of participating faculty, with a view to becomin independent clinician-scientists.

Agency
National Institute of Health (NIH)
Institute
National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD)
Type
Institutional National Research Service Award (T32)
Project #
2T32DC000027-26
Application #
8666372
Study Section
Special Emphasis Panel (ZDC1)
Program Officer
Sklare, Dan
Project Start
1989-07-10
Project End
2019-06-30
Budget Start
2014-07-01
Budget End
2015-06-30
Support Year
26
Fiscal Year
2014
Total Cost
Indirect Cost
Name
Johns Hopkins University
Department
Otolaryngology
Type
Schools of Medicine
DUNS #
City
Baltimore
State
MD
Country
United States
Zip Code
21218
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