2023 Three Rivers Otolaryngology Update
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.
Otolaryngologists, primary care physicians, pediatricians, family practitioners, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurses, residents, audiologists, speech therapists and other interested health care professionals.
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.
All individuals in a position to control the content of this education activity have disclosed all financial relationships with any companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.
All of the relevant financial relationships for the individuals listed below have been mitigated:
Thomas Carroll, MD
Consultant: Pentax Medical, Merck, Bellus Health
Stockholder: Sofregen Medical, N-Zyme Biomedical
Sci. Advisory Bd: N-Zyme Biomedical, Sofregen Medical
Royalties: Plural Publishing
Michael Cunningham, MD
Consultant: Plural Publishing
Priya Krishna, MD
Consultant: Smith & Nephew, Merck
Vikas Mehta, MD
Consultant: Pfizer, AAO-HNSF, The Lynx Group
Philip Perez, MD
Consultant: Gateway Biotechnology, Inc.
Stockholder: Gateway Biotechnology, Inc.
Carl Snyderman, MD, MBA
Consultant: SPIWay, LLC
Other: Ownership Interest - SPIWay, LLC
Sandra Stinnett, MD
Consultant: Cook Medical
José P. Zevallos, MD, MPH
No other members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships with any companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.
In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
The University of Pittsburgh designates this live activity for a maximum of 11.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 11.25 contact hours.
Physician Assistant (AAPA)
The University of Pittsburgh has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 11.25 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.
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.
- 11.25 AAPA Category I CME
- 11.25 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.
- 11.25 ANCCUPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
- 11.25 Attendance
Acknowledgement of Commercial Support
We gratefully acknowledge the following support:
Bryan Medical Inc.
Smith + Nephew, Inc.
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 Katie Wallace via email at email@example.com
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 Katie Wallace at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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:
Department of Otolaryngology