Course Information

22nd Annual McGill University Update in Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery

Course Description

The aim of this course is to provide an updated, practical approach to diagnostic and therapeutic problems commonly encountered by otolaryngologists in their daily practice. Specific topics in the different otolaryngology subspecialties will be presented by experts in the field. Interactive panel/audience discussions around case presentations will follow. Designated moderators will lead the discussion and encourage registrant participation. The facilitators include a large faculty from a number of academic centers.

Sessions will be held in the early morning and late afternoon to allow for enjoyable recreational activities during the day. Participants will enjoy the hospitality offered by the host faculty and will enjoy the ambiance offered by the Mont Tremblant ski resort.

Course Objectives

Registrants will acquire an understanding of current diagnostic and management principles in general otolaryngology and in the following subspecialties:

  • rhinology
  • pediatric otolaryngology
  • head and neck oncology
  • laryngology 

Didactic presentations and/or panel discussions will be given on the following topics:

  • taste receptors - novel targets in management
  • facial pain in rhinology practice
  • tonsillectomy & tonsillotomy: avoiding complications
  • tonsillectomy & adenoidectomy: management strategies
  • neurogenic and vascular tumours of the head & neck
  • transnasal esophagoscopy
  • laryngology: from the operating room to the office 
  • imaging of the ear & temporal bone
  • HPV: beyond your comfort zone

The sessions have been designed for interactive discussion.

Course Directors

Professor of Otolaryngology, McGill University
Director of the Voice and Dysphagia Laboratory, McGill University Health Centre (MUHC)

Associate Professor of Otolaryngology, McGill University
Chief of Otology & Neurotology, Jewish General Hospital

McGill University Faculty


Visiting Faculty