Fellowship Programs


Our physicians are dedicated to training the next generation of medical professionals.

Our diverse training experience offers fellows learning and mentorship from subspecialists in all the areas of otolaryngology with expertise drawn from major medical centers from across the U.S. The multidisciplinary academic environment and unique clinical environment offered at the Caruso Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery provide a rich and diverse foundation from which to launch your medical, surgical and research career.

About the Fellowship Programs

Fellowships offer specialized training and intensive clinical and research experience and the opportunity to work side-by-side with some of the nation’s leading scientists and physicians in clinical care and research. For one to three years, fellows work in a supervisory capacity to our PGY1-4 residents, receiving departmental fellowships that pay for tuition and provide a monthly stipend.

Guided by senior physician educators, medical residents undergo rigorous professional training designed to prepare them for independent medical practice and board certification. Fellows train at Los Angeles General Medical Center — one of the country’s largest teaching hospitals—or state-of-the-art private hospitals such as Keck Hospital of USC and Children’s Hospital Los Angeles.

There are several fellowship opportunities available for otolaryngology trainees: