Dr. Trevor Hackman has been on faculty since 2009 and is the Chief for the Division of Head and Neck Surgical Oncology, Vice Chair of Inpatient Operations and Quality Improvement, Director of the Head and Neck Oncology Fellowship, Director of the Transoral Surgery Program and Professor of Otolaryngology / Head and Neck Surgery at UNC. His clinical interests include head and neck oncology, minimally invasive surgery and reconstructive surgery. He has served as a Triad Service Line Leader since 2014, as well as a physician advisor for UNC Patient Safety Indicator focus groups. He has published QI research on the implementation of standardize care protocols to reduce respiratory events after tracheostomy placement. He has a variety of ongoing quality improvement initiatives: 1) development of an Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) pathway for otolaryngology; 2) development of opioid reduction regiments for inpatient and ambulatory settings; 3) Reducing re-admissions and complications.