Course Information


March 14, 15 & 16, 2025


26th 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:

  • Head and Neck Oncology
  • Otology
  • Rhinology
  • Laryngology
  • Pediatric Otolaryngology
  • Facial Plastics


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

  • Thyroid nodules and Molecular diagnostics
  • Hearing loss and Dementia
  • Hearing aids, Cochlear implants
  • Office-based procedures in Rhinology
  • Nasal polyps and Biologics
  • Laryngeal trauma and Laryngotracheal stenosis
  • Healing the Healer
  • Endoscopic ear surgery
  • Pediatric vestibular disorders

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

Dr. Martin Desrosier
Dr. Amanda Fanous
Dr. Véronique-Isabelle Forest
Dr. Natalie Gabra
Dr. Michael Hier
Dr. Emily Kay-Rivest
Dr. Marco Mascarella
Dr. Tobial McHugh
Dr. Tamara Mijovic
Dr. Alex Mlynarek
Dr. Lily Nguyen
Dr. Keith Richardson
Dr. Nader Sadeghi
Dr. Marc Tewfik
Maia Masuda M.Sc.A., SLP(C)


Visiting Faculty

Dr. David Eibling – University of Pittsburgh (Pittsburgh, PA, USA)


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