Rotations


Chief resident, Dr. Caroline Rieger, and facial plastics attending, Dr. Mike Reilly find time for a quick selfie on a busy OR day.

Rotation Schedule

PGY-1:
Our PGY-1s spend six months on the ENT service. Four months are spent at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, and two months are spent at MedStar Washington Hospital Center. The remainder of intern year involves rotations in Trauma Surgery, Surgical Intensive Care, Thoracic Surgery, General Surgery, Anesthesia, Neuroradiology, and Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.

PGY-2:
Our PGY-2s spend six months at MedStar Washington Hospital Center, four months at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, and two months at Children’s National Medical Center. The PGY-2 experience is centered around pediatric otolaryngology and rhinology with additional exposure to laryngology and head and neck surgery.

PGY-3:
Our PGY-3s enjoy a four month dedicated research block, four months at the DC Veterans Affairs Medical Center, and four months at MedStarr Georgetown University Hospital. The four months at the VA are shared with one of the chief residents, and residents gain ample hands-on experience in all aspects of the field. The four months at Georgetown are primarily concentrated on advanced rhinology and skull base surgery with additional exposure to laryngology and head and neck surgery.

PGY-4:
Our PGY-4s spend eight months at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital and four months at MedStar Washington Hospital Center. The PGY-4 year is heavily concentrated in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery, head and neck surgery, and otology/neurotology.

PGY-5:
Our PGY-5s spend four months at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, four months at MedStar Washington Hospital Center, and four months at the DC Veterans Affairs Medical Center. The PGY-5 year is heavily concentrated in head and neck surgery.