1st YEAR RESIDENTS – CLASS OF 2025

Undergraduate University of California, Berkeley
Medical School Albany Medical College
Clinical Area of Interest Otology, Rhinology, Pediatric ENT
Research Interests Hearing Loss, Skull Base Surgery, and Everything else
Publication Lee JA, Schaffer CE, Mehta CH, Close MF, Nguyen SA, Meyer TA. Impact of early gastroesophageal reflux disease on childhood otologic outcomes. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2020 Apr 27;134:110069. doi: 10.1016/j.ijporl.2020.110069. PMID: 32371356
“The otolaryngology residency program at UIC prides itself in a culture of collegiality and a tradition of clinical excellence. I am excited to become part of the family!”
Undergraduate Northwestern University
Medical School University of Illinois Chicago College of Medicine
Clinical Area of Interest Pediatric Otolaryngology, Otology
Research Interests Pediatric Vestibular Function Testing, Innovations in Medical Education
Publication Martin E. “Frustrating and Terrifying: What It’s Like to Be in Medical School During the COVID-19 Pandemic.” ENTtoday. 2020 May 11. Accessible at https://www.enttoday.org/article/frustrating-and-terrifying-what-its-like-to-be-in-medical-school-during-the-covid-19-pandemic/
“While attending medical school at UIC, I was able to see first-hand the many strengths of this program, especially the diversity of training environments and camaraderie among residents and attendings. I am grateful to have the opportunity to continue my training here and excited about my future at UIC.”
Undergraduate Boston University
Medical School Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine
Clinical Area of Interest General, Rhinology, Laryngology, Facial Plastics, Pediatrics
Research Interests Facial Nerve Reanimation, Postoperative complications in patients with head and neck cancer undergoing undergoing free flap reconstructive surgeries
Publication Friedman JJ, Schumacher JK, Papagiannopoulos P, Tajudeen BA, Batra PS. Targeted 648-Gene Profiling Demonstrates Low Tumor Mutational Burden in Olfactory Neuroblastoma. International Forum of Allergy & Rhinology. Accepted for publication April 20, 2020.
“I am so excited to have matched at UIC! When rotating here, I experienced firsthand the camaraderie among the residents and was impressed by the strength of surgical training, breadth of exposure to all the subspecialties, the ability to work with various patient populations at multiple sites, and the overall family feel of the program”.

1st YEAR RESIDENTS – CLASS OF 2025

Undergraduate
University of California, Berkeley

Medical School
Albany Medical College

Clinical Area of Interest
Otology, Rhinology, Pediatric ENT

Research Interests
Hearing Loss, Skull Base Surgery, and Everything else

Presentation
Lee JA, Schaffer CE, Mehta CH, Close MF, Nguyen SA, Meyer TA. Impact of early gastroesophageal reflux disease on childhood otologic outcomes. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2020 Apr 27;134:110069. doi: 10.1016/j.ijporl.2020.110069. PMID: 32371356

“The otolaryngology residency program at UIC prides itself in a culture of collegiality and a tradition of clinical excellence. I am excited to become part of the family!”

Undergraduate
Northwestern University

Medical School
University of Illinois Chicago College of Medicine

Clinical Area of Interest
Pediatric Otolaryngology, Otology

Research Interests
Pediatric Vestibular Function Testing, Innovations in Medical Education

Presentation
Martin E. “Frustrating and Terrifying: What It’s Like to Be in Medical School During the COVID-19 Pandemic.” ENTtoday. 2020 May 11. Accessible at https://www.enttoday.org/article/frustrating-and-terrifying-what-its-like-to-be-in-medical-school-during-the-covid-19-pandemic/

“While attending medical school at UIC, I was able to see first-hand the many strengths of this program, especially the diversity of training environments and camaraderie among residents and attendings. I am grateful to have the opportunity to continue my training here and excited about my future at UIC.”

Undergraduate
Boston University

Medical School
Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine

Clinical Area of Interest
General, Rhinology, Laryngology, Facial Plastics, Pediatrics

Research Interests
Facial Nerve Reanimation, Postoperative complications in patients with head and neck cancer undergoing undergoing free flap reconstructive surgeries

Presentation
Friedman JJ, Schumacher JK, Papagiannopoulos P, Tajudeen BA, Batra PS. Targeted 648-Gene Profiling Demonstrates Low Tumor Mutational Burden in Olfactory Neuroblastoma. International Forum of Allergy & Rhinology. Accepted for publication April 20, 2020.

“I am so excited to have matched at UIC! When rotating here, I experienced firsthand the camaraderie among the residents and was impressed by the strength of surgical training, breadth of exposure to all the subspecialties, the ability to work with various patient populations at multiple sites, and the overall family feel of the program”.