CANCELLED-Annual McGill University Update in Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - Mont Tremblant 2021-CANCELLED

We announce to you that due to the global COVID-19 pandemic, McGill’s Department of Otolaryngology –Head and Neck Surgery has no choice but to make the necessary decision to cancel this year’s meeting originally scheduled for March 19, 20 and 21, 2021, at the Fairmont Mont-Tremblant Hotel.

Protecting the health, safety, and well-being of our faculty, attendees, sponsors and ultimately our Otolaryngology patients is paramount, and serves as the reason for our decision to cancel this year’s meeting.

We thank you for your understanding, support, and shared unwavering commitment to the field of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery.


We look forward to seeing you all in 2022!

Most sincerely,

Course Directors


Karen M. Kost, MDCM, FRCSC
Professor of Otolaryngology

McGill University

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



Jamie M. Rappaport, MD, FRCSC

Associate Chief, Otolaryngology of Head and Neck Surgery

Head of Otology / Neurotology

Jewish General Hospital

McGill University



LOCATION: Fairmont Tremblant Hotel, Mont-Tremblant, Quebec, Canada


This event is approved for up to 11 credits by the Centre for Continuing Health Professional Education (CCHPE). The Centre for CCHPE, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University is fully accredited by the Committee on Accreditation of Canadian Medical Schools. This event is an Accredited Group Learning Activity as defined by the Maintenance of Certification program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.


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

  • Thyroid and Molecular diagnostics
  • Thyroid Nodules
  • Hearing loss
  • Dementia
  • Hearing Aids, Cochlear Implants
  • Nasal Polyps
  • Biofilms
  • Immunotherapy and other Non-surgical Therapies
  • Laryngeal manifestations of Systemic Disorders
  • Healing the Healer
  • Risk factors of Burn out
  • Courage and Resilience in the face of Adversity


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

  • Head and Neck Oncology
  • Otology
  • Rhinology
  • Laryngology


The faculty members are all teachers from Canadian and American Universities and Departments of Otolaryngology.

The format of the meeting is designed to encourage audience participation, to be informative, practical, interactive and promises to be interesting! This meeting is also an ideal family event.

The Location

The Fairmont Tremblant is a five-star Fairmont hotel which features a European spa, exercise room, indoor and outdoor pools, ski-in-ski-out access to acres and acres of alpine skiing. Enjoy a variety of activities and events for all the family in Tremblant Village!! Experience the European flavour of this lively village by visiting its charming shops, cafés and restaurants!

More about Tremblant Ski Resort:

  • Among the World’s 25 Best Ski Towns – National Geographic Magazine, February, 2012
  • Among the 10 Best Ski Resorts for Families – Forbes Magazine, 2011
  • TREMBLANT was voted #1 in the East for 16 years by SKI MAGAZINE!! Read about it !
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