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TransOral Robotic Surgery (TORS) Head and Neck Surgery Fellows Course

Posted by Carl Pfeiffer on Oct 23, 2015 10:41:53 AM
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TransOral Robotic Surgery TORS Head and Neck Fellows course

The Nicholson Center is hosting our first ENT focused, TransOral Robotic Surgery (TORS) Head and Neck Surgery Fellows Course. The event is right around the corner on November 12-13, 2015 and includes a variety of speakers and training sessions to heighten TORS skills and strengthen operative planning and development. Below are answers to some frequently asked questions to help you prepare for the course.

Why should I attend?
Attendees will get the chance to hear from expert faculty about the latest techniques and technologies. Attendees will also have the opportunity to receive didactic instruction from industry experts as well as participate in cadaver training with a Da Vinci robotic system. Head and neck fellows across the country will be in attendance. There are only 14 spots available, so positions are first come first serve.

Are there requirements for fellows interested in attending?
Yes. Below are the requirements to attend the course:

  • Must be a current fellow of a head and neck surgery program
  • Must have TORS performed at home fellowship program
  • Letter of recommendation from fellowship director
  • Predominately practicing head and neck surgery and/or fellowship trained in head and neck surgery

Who will be speaking at the event?

  • Scott Magnuson, MD
  • Neil Gross, MD
  • Enver Ozer, MD
  • Eric Moore, MD
  • Eduardo Mendez, MD

How much is it to attend?
The course is free for fellows to attend, but you are responsible for transportation and lodging. 

Visit the website to see the agenda, and more information about this fellowship:

TORS Fellowship Website

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