Program Policy & Procedure Manual
UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA OTOLARYNGOLOGY
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Introduction/Explanation of Manual
This manual is intended to acquaint otolaryngology residents and fellows with the programs and policies that are unique to this department. Information is included about policies, procedures, services, and administration. We hope you will use this information to enrich your academic experience here.
The information contained in this manual pertains to all clinical residents and fellows in the
Department of Otolaryngology, except for those in the Facial Plastics and Reconstructive Surgery fellowship. Fellows in Facial Plastics and Reconstructive Surgery are hired as faculty instructors: see Institution Manual to determine which Graduate Medical Education policies apply to instructors, and see Fellowship Addendum, included in this manual, for more information.
Department of Otolaryngology Mission Statement
The Department of Otolaryngology is committed to the overall objectives of the University of Minnesota and its Medical School in maintaining the highest standards of academic excellence in programs of undergraduate and graduate medical education, in the application of necessary clinical services to patients, continuing medical education for physicians, and basic and applied research to clinical problems.