Catalog Description: This course is provided to the student who wishes to participate in a basic science or clinical research project relating to otorhinolaryngologic disease, including anatomy, embryology, histology, histopathology, biochemistry, vestibular physiology, psychoacoustics, audiology, and wound healing. Additional opportunities for clinical otolaryngology will be provided if relevant.
Sites: Arranged, students may be at Fairview, HCMC, Minneapolis Children's, Regions or the VA
Required session attendance:
Typical weekly schedule/Delivery Mode: M-F, 7:00am-5:00pm.
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: No
Consent Requirement: Arranged. Email Course Coordinator for details and approval to schedule. Please have your research approved by your mentor before you make the course request. Attach a completed copy of the Otolaryngology 7503 Research Course Application and copy your mentor in the request to expedite the approval process.
Course Objectives: This course is provided to the student who wishes to participate in a basic science project relating to otorhinolaryngologic disease, including anatomy, embryology, histology, histopathology, biochemistry, vestibular physiology, psychoacoustics, audiology, and wound healing research.
This elective provides the student an opportunity to initiate and conduct a brief research project. It is intended to provide basic science orientation as well as an opportunity for the student who wishes to enter a competitive academic otolaryngological residency.
- Assessment by preceptor
Grading Scale: H/E/S/N
Special Instructions: Since opportunities are limited, students wishing to apply for this rotation should do so at least four to six months in advance to the respective research mentor.
A list of research endeavors in which otolaryngology faculty might be willing to mentor medical students is available online at https://www.ent.umn.edu/research/research-areas
Allow repetition of course: Repetition allowed up to 2 times
Limited to Student Type: No
Course equivalency: N/A
Related curricular experience: