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The otolaryngology program at Jackson Memorial Hospital matches four residents each year. Three spots are for the traditional five-year program. One spot is designated as the Research track and incorporates one year of research, for a total of six years of training. All first year residents in otolaryngology complete six months on the ENT service. Other rotations during the first year include surgical ICU, anesthesia, neurosurgery, plastic surgery, radiation oncology and neuroradiology.

The Department uses the Electronic Residency Application Service, ERAS, to process applications and participates in the National Residency Matching Program, NRMP . The deadline to apply is November 1.

First Year
First year residents complete six months on the ENT service. Additional rotations include anesthesia, surgical ICU, neurosurgery, neuroradiology, and radiation oncology.

Second Year
Second year residents are primarily assigned to the clinics and are responsible for the supervised preoperative and post-operative care of all in-house and private patients. They have responsibilities for the majority of the in house night calls and cover the emergency room. Surgical responsibilities include tonsillectomies, adenoidectomies, myringotomies, and other minor surgical procedures, as well as assisting faculty and senior residents with major surgery. Second year residents also complete a four month research rotation.

Third Year
Third year residents consolidate their basic skills and training obtained in the previous year. Second year students perform endoscopic, intranasal, and other surgical procedures of intermediate magnitude, supervised by faculty, clinical fellows and senior residents. Residents assist with teaching medical students in their rotation through the outpatient clinic. More responsibility is assumed in the outpatient clinic, on the wards and in the operating rooms of the medical center.

Fourth Year
Supervised and assisted by senior residents, fourth year residents perform major head and neck surgery and a significant portion of the cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgery. Fourth year residents also rotate on the otology service where they assume responsibility for otology specialty clinic.

Fifth Year (Chief Residents)
Fifth year residents assume all responsibility for the outpatient clinic and inpatient care at the medical center and serves as chief resident for one academic year. They have direct supervisory responsibility over the junior members of the house staff, and perform much of the major staff surgery. They also assist in the presentation of didactic lectures and mentor junior and senior medical student

Jenine M. Dunn
Director of Programs
(305) 243-6466

Prospective Residents

Physicians Services / Housestaff Office
Jackson Memorial Hospital
East Tower Room 1004
1611 NW 12th Avenue, Miami, Florida 33136
Phone: 305-355-1122
Fax: 305-355-1123

Graduate Medical Education Office
Jackson Memorial Hospital
Institute 118B
1611 NW 12th Avenue, Miami, Florida 33136
Phone: 305-585-4310
Fax: 305-585-4309