Sean Parker Institute for the Voice

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Laryngology Training

Training talented clinicians and medical scholars is the Institute’s investment in the future of laryngology and voice care, and integral to its mission. The Sean Parker Institute is part of Weill Cornell Medical College’s Department of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery, and provides laryngology training to its residents. In addition, the Parker Institute offers advanced training in laryngology for interested individuals, with particular strengths in office procedures, care of the performer’s voice, neurolaryngology, laryngeal microsurgery and framework surgery, and endoscopic management of benign and malignant disease.

The Sean Parker Fellowship

The Sean Parker Fellowship is a two-year program which combines comprehensive clinical training with a structured program leading to a Masters of Science in Clinical & Translational Investigation. The position aims to strengthen research-based progress in laryngology by training clinician investigators well-suited to advance patient care. It is especially appropriate for those individuals with a strong interest in an academic career.

  • NRMP Designation: NYP Hosp-Weill Cornell Med Ctr-NY (1492)
  • Two years 
  • Masters of Science in Clinical & Translational Investigation from Weill Cornell Medical College’s Clinical & Translational Science Center
  • First year: evenly divided between clinical training and formal coursework 
  • Second year: clinical training and a mentored clinical research program 
  • Position is offered through the American Laryngological Association’s Laryngology Fellowship Match. 
  • Candidates must be eligible for a New York State Medical License, and must have completed otolaryngology residency by the beginning of the fellowship.
  • CONTACT Lucian Sulica, M.D., Director, Sean Parker Institute for the Voice, 240 East 59th Street, New York, NY 10022. Telephone: (646) 962-7464. 

The NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia-Cornell Fellowship

The NYP/Columbia-Cornell Fellowship is comprehensive one-year fellowship offered by The Sean Parker Institute for the Voice in partnership with the Voice & Swallowing Institute at Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons. The joint fellowship reflects the successful, many-year relationship of the two medical schools in otolaryngology residency training. Training will take place at both Columbia and Weill Cornell Medical Centers, resulting in clinical variety and broad exposure to all aspects of laryngology. 

  • NRMP Designation: NYP Hosp-Columbia & Cornell-NY (1409)
  • One year
  • Clinical training divided between the Cornell and Columbia campuses 
  • Position is offered through the American Laryngological Association’s Laryngology Fellowship Match.
  • Candidates must be eligible for a New York State Medical License, and must have completed residency by the beginning of the fellowship.
  • CONTACT Jack McIlrath, Dept of Otolaryngology-HNS, 180 Fort Washington Ave HP8-875, New York, NY 10032. (212) 305-3399. jlg2173@cumc.columbia.edu.

Clinical Observership in Laryngology

Clinical observerships are available to any interested physician (and speech language pathologists and voice teachers, by special application) for variable lengths of time. These positions may offer exposure to the full scope of the institute’s work, or may be tailored to specific interests and training needs. 

  • Variable duration
  • Clinical exposure determined by candidate’s interests 
  • Position is arranged via the institute 
  • Open to both United States and foreign clinicians 
  • CONTACT Lucian Sulica, M.D., Director, Sean Parker Institute for the Voice, 240 East 59th Street, New York, NY 10022. (646) 962-7464.

Past Observers at the Sean Parker Institute for the Voice

Adolfo Montemayor, MD
Mexico
April-May 2015

Adolfo Montemayor, MD
Mexico
April-May 2015

Bryan Fuentes Pérez, MD
Spain
October-November 2017

David Briones Torres, MD
Mexico
October-November 2016

David Briones Torres, MD
Mexico
October-November 2016

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