The Department of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery at IU School of Medicine has a long and time-honored tradition of training medical students pursuing a career in otolaryngology. Students can expect direct patient contact experiences in both the clinic and the operating rooms, with a focus on hands-on, experiential learning. Students find that this department places a high value on tailoring its education to the needs of the learner.
Medical students interested in an otolaryngology residency at IU School of Medicine in Indianapolis are encouraged to engage with the department via several opportunities: clinical rotation, electives, student research and faculty mentorship. Along with Step I scores and participation in otolaryngology, competitive applicants for the otolaryngology residency program possess former research experience with published journal manuscripts.