UNC OHNS Residents Cristine Klatt-Cromwell, Anand Dugar, Gita Madan-Fleischman, and UNC medical student Robert John Taylor went to the 2013 Academy Board of Governors/Oto Advocacy Summit in Washington, DC, and learned about the issues important to ENTs and physicians as a whole, then scheduled meetings with several congresspeople/congressional staff to present our position on these issues.
Grayson Clamp, who was born with Charge Syndrome, recently became the first child to receive an auditory brain stem implant as part of a Food and Drug Administration trial.
Even though he was born in Canada and his own father delivered world famous hockey star Wayne Gretzky, Austin Rose, who practices pediatric otolaryngology at UNC, didn't start playing hockey until he moved to North Carolina.
Trevor Hackman, MD, UNC Department of Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery, is the first head and neck surgeon in the Carolinas to have accomplished this honor.
An ad hoc committee has been appointed to undertake a routine administrative review of the leadership provided by Dr. Rick Pillsbury in his position as Chair of the Department of Otolaryngology.