2023 Three Rivers Otolaryngology Update

Pittsburgh, PA US
March 24, 2023 to March 25, 2023

The field of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery continues to evolve with new technologies, treatment options and advanced scientific knowledge. The meeting will discuss an array of topics in the field of Otolaryngology, with a special focus on Otology/Neurotology, Laryngology, and Head and Neck Surgery. In addition to discussing “cutting edge” topics within these areas of Otolaryngology, this meeting will focus on practical applications of everyday otolaryngologic care from the above-mentioned sub-specialties within Otolaryngology as well as practical lessons in navigating health-care changes and improving gender equity within our field.

Target Audience

Otolaryngologists, primary care physicians, pediatricians, family practitioners, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurses, residents, audiologists, speech therapists and other interested health care professionals.

Learning Objectives

At the completion of the course, the participant should be able to:
1.    Recognize the role of emerging technologies within surgical planning for complex otolaryngology procedures.
2.    Understand the impact of emerging diagnostic and treatment modalities in laryngology.
3.    Describe evolving techniques in head and neck reconstruction.
4.    Identify barriers that have been addressed and others that still need to be addressed with regard to gender equity within our field.
5.    Highlight cutting-edge research within Otolaryngology that is currently being conducted in this region. 

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 11.00 AAPA Category I CME
  • 11.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 11.00 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 11.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
10/14/2022
Course expires: 
06/30/2023
Event starts: 
03/24/2023 - 8:00am EDT
Event ends: 
03/25/2023 - 11:45am EDT
Cost:
$1.00

SCHEDULE
Day 1 of 2:  Friday, March 24, 2023
Location:  BST 120
At UPMC Presbyterian, 203 Lothrop Street

7:00 – 8:00 am    Registration, Breakfast and Visit with Exhibitors

8:00 – 8:05 am    Welcome - José Zevallos, MD, MPH

SESSION 1 – Otology – How I Did It. How I Do It.
Moderator:  Andrew McCall, MD

8:05 – 8:25 am    Otology Keynote Presentation: CyberKnife Outcomes of Vestibular
Schwannoma - Barry Hirsch, MD  
            
8:25– 9:05 am        Otology Presentations:

8:25 – 8:35    Future Directions in Tinnitus Research  - Philip Perez, MD

8:35 – 8:45    A Gen-Xer’s Guide to Otology/Neurotology - Stephanie Moody-Antonio, MD

8:45 – 8:55    Tympanoplasty  - Candace Hobson, MD

8:55 – 9:20        Otology Panel Discussion
Moderator:  Andrew McCall, MD
Panelists:  Barry Hirsch, MD; Candace Hobson, MD; Stephanie Moody-Antonio, MD; Philip Perez, MD

SESSION 2 - KEYNOTE LECTURE 
Introduction:  Jonas Johnson, MD

9:20 – 10:00 am    Keynote Lecture:  Defining Professionalism: A Tale of Two Cases - Michael Cunningham, MD

10:05 – 10:15 am    BREAK, Visit with Exhibitors

SESSION 3 – Women In Otolaryngology Roundtable
Moderator:  Sandra Stinnett, MD

10:15 – 10:25 am    W.I.O. - Introduction  
            
10:25 – 11:15 am    W.I.O. Round Table:  
Candace Hobson, MD; Melonie Nance, MD; Anna Pou, MD; Libby Smith, DO

11:15 – 11:45 am    W.I.O. Panel Discussion:  Climbing the Academic Ladder:  Maximizing Allyship and Mentorship and Minimizing Dead End Work
Moderator:  Sandra Stinnett, MD
Panelists:  Candace Hobson, MD; Melonie Nance, MD; Anna Pou, MD; Libby Smith, DO
                               
11:45 – 12:45 pm    LUNCH, Visit with Exhibitors

SESSION 4 – Voice – How I Did It. How I Do It.
Moderator:  Libby Smith, DO

12:45 – 1:45 pm     Presentations

12:45 -- 12:57    Lifelong Learning from the Research Perspective - R. Jun Lin, MD, FRCSC, MSc    

12:57 – 1:09    Teamwork makes the Dream Work: Creation of a Multi-Disciplinary Foregut Team - Lyndsay Madden, DO

1:09 – 1:21    There’s a whole lotta airway going on… - Priya Krishna, MD, MS  

1:21 – 1:33    Common Presenting Symptoms in Laryngology:  Lessons Learned When It All Sounds Like Reflux - Tom Carroll, MD  

1:33 – 1:45    Voice - Sandra Stinnett, MD

1:45 – 2:05 pm    Voice Panel Discussion
Moderator:  Libby Smith, DO
Panelists:  Tom Carroll, MD; Priya Krishna, MD, MS; Jun Lin, MD, FRCSC, MSc; Lyndsay Madden, DO; Sandra Stinnett, MD 
  
SESSION 5 - KEYNOTE LECTURE
Introduction:      Jonas Johnson, MD

2:05 – 2:45 pm    Keynote Lecture:  Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Training and Assessment: what will the future hold? - Jeffrey Bumpous, MD

2:45 – 3:00 pm    BREAK, Visit with Exhibitors

SESSION 6 – Leadership in Academic Medicine Roundtable: Navigating Change
Moderator:  Noel Jabbour, MD

3:00 – 3:45 pm    Roundtable Discussion 

SESSION 7 – Head & Neck: How I Did It. How I Do It.
Moderator:  Seungwon Kim, MD

3:45 – 4:45 pm    Presentations

3:45 -- 4:05    Partial Superficial Parotidectomy vs Extracapsular Dissection: Then vs Now - Vikas Mehta, MD, MPH

4:05 – 4:25    Updates on How I Did/Do It - Shaum Sridharan, MD

4:25 – 4:45    Lessons Learned in Thyroid and Parathyroid Surgery since leaving Pitt - William Greer Albergotti, MD

4:45 – 5:05 pm    Head & Neck Panel Discussion
Moderator:  Seungwon Kim, MD
Panelists:  William Greer Albergotti, MD; Vikas Mehta, MD; Shaum Sridharan, MD

5:05 – 5:15 pm    Closing Remarks and Department Update - José Zevallos, MD, MPH

5:15 pm        Adjournment Day 1 of 2

Day 2 of 2:  Saturday, March 25, 2023
Location:  BST 120
At UPMC Presbyterian, 203 Lothrop Street

ROBERT A. AND GEORGE C. SCHEIN RESEARCH FORUM AND KEYNOTE ADDRESS

7:00 – 7:55 am    Registration, Breakfast and Visit with Exhibitors

7:55 – 8:00 am    Welcome - José Zevallos, MD, MPH

8:00 – 9:00 am    Resident Research Presentations
Moderator: Noel Jabbour, MD

8:00 – 8:40 am    Presentations from residents from UPMC Pittsburgh, UPMC Hamot, Case Western Reserve University, and Allegheny Health Network
            
8:40 – 9:00 am    Discussion

9:00 – 10:00 am     Keynote Lecture: Surviving Disaster:  Medical, Legal and Personal Aspects - Dr. Anna Pou, MD

10:00 – 10:30 am    BREAK, Visit with Exhibitors

10:30 – 11:30    am    ENT Jeopardy
Moderator:  Carl Snyderman, MD, MBA

11:30 – 11:45 am    Robert A. and George C. Schein Award Presentation
This award will be given to the resident who presented the best clinical research, basic research, or quality improvement project.  

11:45 am        Adjournment Day 2 of 2

UPMC Presbyterian Biomedical Science Tower (BST); Room 120
203 Lothrop Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
United States

This activity is approved for the following credit:  AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™, ANCC, and AAPA Category 1 CME. Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity. 

Available Credit

  • 11.00 AAPA Category I CME
  • 11.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 11.00 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 11.00 Attendance

Price

Cost:
$1.00
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Registration Fees (In Person and Virtual)
$250 Physicians, Nurses, and all other health care professionals.
Alumni Member:  Yes or No ____________________
CENTS (Community Ears Nose and Throat Specialists) Member: Yes or No ____________
Tuition fee is waived for all Alumni Members, CENTS Members, residents, fellows, and medical students but registration is still required. To receive a coupon code to waive the registration fee, please contact Jackie Lynch at 412-647-2130 or via email at lynchjj@upmc.edu

Special Needs
Participation by all individuals is encouraged. Advance notification of any special needs will help us provide better service. Please notify us of your needs at least two weeks in advance of the program by e-mailing Jackie Lynch at lynchjj@upmc.edu.

Cancellation
All cancellations must be in writing and sent to us via U.S. mail, e-mail or fax.  Tuition for cancellations postmarked or date stamped before January 27, 2023, will be completely refunded.  From January 27-30, 2023, a $50.00 administrative fee will be assessed.  No refunds will be made after January 31, 2023.  “No shows” are not eligible for refunds.

The UPMC/Center for Continuing Education in the Health Sciences reserves the right to cancel this program if sufficient registrations are not received.  In the case of cancellation, the department will fully refund registration fees.

Cancellation requests can be made to:
Jackie Lynch, Department of Otolaryngology
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Eye and Ear Institute, 200 Lothrop Street, Suite 500
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
412-647-2130 (T)        
412-647-2080 (F)        
lynchjj@upmc.edu