OTOL 7501

Acting Internship Otolaryngology


Chelsey Favretto
Course Coordinator

Curriculum Focus
Clinical Level
MS Year
Terms Offered


Catalog Description:  This advanced elective is designed for the late third-year or early fourth-year student wanting to be competitive for residency selection. Working closely with residents, the student will have increased responsibility in patient care and management.


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Site Code

Site Name



Clinics and Surgery Center ENT Clinic

UMMC - East Bank

Children's Minnesota - Minneapolis Hospital

Students go to all sites. Students will likely rotate at Children's Minnesota during the 3rd or 4th week of the rotation.

Required session attendance:

Typical weekly schedule/Delivery Mode:   M-F, 6:00am-6:00pm.  Rounds on Saturday or Sunday morning.

Independent Learning Time: On the second Wednesday of each month and the fourth Friday of each month, medical students on the ENT service are excused at noon.

Direct patient care:  Yes

Consent Requirement: Open to student scheduling

Course Objectives:  This elective will give a detailed knowledge of ENT problems, and will provide an invaluable experience of general medical problems of the head and neck region.

At the end of the course, the student will be able to:

  • conduct work-ups on patients hospitalized for a variety of ENT-related problems;
  • perform thorough head and neck evaluations and interpret these and other physical findings;
  • order and interpret lab results and x-rays;
  • perform some minor surgical procedures under direct supervision; and
  • plan courses of treatment for patients with various problems.

Graded Components:

  • Clinical assessment by faculty
  • 5-7 min pre-recorded video case presentation

Grading Scale:  H/E/S/N


Allow repetition of course: Repetition not allowed

Limited to Student Type:  No

Course equivalency:  N/A

Related curricular experience:

Secure Exam:

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