5th YEAR RESIDENTS – CLASS OF 2018


Elise Lippmann

MD: Loyola University of Chicago Stritch School of Medicine

Current Research:Evaluating bilateral cochlear implant users' vocalization and perception

Favorite Movie:Yoga, cooking

“UIC offers a wide range of clinical opportunities in many different healthcare systems. We also have the opportunity to work with great faculty while caring for a diverse patient population.”

Sheena Samra

MD: University of Illinois College of Medicine

Current Research:
Lateral Crural Repositioning: Implications on long term nasal function. Dean Toriumi
Phases of Rhinoplasty healing using 3dMD vultus software analysis . Dean Toriumi. Greg Deblilus
Deep lobe parotid tumors and facial nerve orientation. J. Maddalozzo. D Johnston. Ann and Robert Lurie

Favorite Hobby: Yoga, Pilates and Dancing

“The diversity of the field of Otolaryngology is evident through the UIC training program. The curriculum includes various offsite rotations which offers opportunities to learn from many mentors in our field as well as gain exposure to different health care systems and patient populations. Furthermore, our program fosters a strong network of Otolaryngologist.”

Auddie Sweis

MD: Rush Medical College of Rush University Medical Center

Current Research: Retrospective Post Operative Debridements Study

Favorite Hobby: Running

“Our program's strength lies within the camaraderie of its residents, faculty and staff. It's also a major plus that our program strikes the perfect balance between mentorship and autonomy both within the operating room and clinic.”