Otolaryngology Residency

A five-year residency program that offers diverse training and rich research opportunities supported by experienced mentors.

Diverse Clinical Experience

The five-year residency in Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery encompasses all aspects of our surgical specialty. We are proud of our rich tradition of diverse clinical and surgical cases, directed by our faculty with expertise and fellowship training in all subspecialty areas. A sound educational program with outstanding clinical research opportunities distinguishes our residency program.

Residents will be exposed to both academic and private models of otolaryngology. In addition to general otolaryngology, rotations are available in all subspecialties, including pediatric otolaryngology, head and neck oncology, laryngology, otology and skull base surgery, and facial plastics and reconstructive surgery. To support our abundant educational opportunities, residents can train at one of our Albany Med Health System locations or another local facility.

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About the Albany Med Health System
Albany Medical Center, the anchor of the Albany Med Health System, is one of the largest teaching hospitals in New York State offering a wide range of outstanding clinical care – from routine preventative care to sophisticated cancer and surgical care to life-saving emergency medicine – while teaching the next generation of medical providers and advancing critical biomedical research.

Living in the Capital Region
Albany is a great place to live, learn and work. It is the center of a region known for its robust economy, arts and culture, colleges and universities and recreational opportunities.

Resident Wellness
As a resident or fellow of Albany Medical Center, there are many resources available to you to help manage the demands of being a physician. Our goal is to promote work-life balance and overall wellness by advocating for you and providing you with the tools to reduce burnout, depression, and other stressors you may encounter during your training.

Distinction in Quality and Leadership
This program promotes professional success for physicians through a deeper understanding of Health Systems Science.