• Continuing Education

    Throughout the year the Department of Otolaryngology and Communicative Sciences provides educational experiences for the lifelong learning of health care professionals, helping them attain the most up-to-date knowledge in this field. The ultimate goal is improved health care for the citizens of Mississippi and the surrounding states.

    Continuing health professional education credits are offered for some, but not all of these activities.

    For more information about the Medical Center's continuing education offerings, click here to visit UMMC's Division of Continuing Health Professional Education.

    Upcoming events

    The Department of Otolaryngology and Communicative Sciences sponsors continuing education courses for its residents and at least two visiting professorships each year. Details and lecture titles will be added as the date of the activity nears. Please contact Jessica Coleman or (601) 984-6885 for more information.

    Scheduled departmental activities include:

    • Plating Course with Stryker Rep Chase Smith, April 2, 2014 5:30pm, Classroom 3A.
    • Combined Otolaryngology Spring Meetings (COSM) May 14-18, 2014 Las Vegas Nevada 
    • Visiting Professor Dr. Sonya Malekzadeh from Georgetown University Medical Center, May 22-23, 2014.
    • 13th Annual Otolaryngology Lectureship and Resident Graduation-June 6-7, 2014.  This year's guest lecturer will be Dr. Timothy L. Smith from Oregon Health Science University.
    • Annual Soft Tissue/Cadaver Course, October 18-19, 2014
    • ENT Basics for the Nurse Practitioner, December 5, 2014, Continuing Education Course, Jackson Medical Mall Convention Center.