Best Evidence ENT 2016

Kohler, WI US
August 6, 2016 to August 9, 2016

Otolaryngology is a diverse specialty treating patients with diseases and disorders of the ear, nose, throat and related structures of the head and neck. Best Evidence ENT 2016 will provide practicing otolaryngogists with research findings, technologies and proven evidence-based methods to provide a systemic, concise and evidence-based method of patient assement and treatment. Best Evidence ENT 2016 will also include a mini rhinology and sinus surgery symposium.

The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this live activity for a maximum of 14.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this activity for up to 14.0 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals.

The faculty of the Department of Otolaryngology and Communication Sciences at the Medical College of Wisconsin is proud to present this inaugral conference that will cover the entire scope of the specialty. Featured honorary guest lectures include:

David R. Nielsen, MD

David R. Nielsen, MD received his medical degree from the University of Utah School of Medicine following a bachelor degree in business-finance. He did a surgical internship at Providence Hospital in Southfield, Michigan and then returned to the University of Utah to complete his otolaryngology residency. Dr. Nielsen finished his training with a fellowship in otology at the Greater Detroit Otologic Group, after which he moved to Arizona where he had a solo private practice in otology for 13 years before joining the Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale.

In 2002 Dr. Nielsen assumed the role of Executive Vice President and Chief Executive Officer of the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery and its Foundation (AAO-HNSF). In this role he represented the Academy at the AMA House of Delegates; the American College of Surgeons Board of Governors and Advisory Council on Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery; the Council of Medical Specialty Societies (CMSS), and served as President and Chair of the Board of Directors of CMSS; and served on the Executive Committee of the Physicians Consortium for Performance Improvement (PCPI), and Chairman of the Board of the PCPI Foundation.

Dr. Nielsen has emphasized and published on quality improvement, evidence-based guidelines, and performance measurement in his role at the Academy. In January 2015, Dr. Nielsen completed his tenure as EVP and CEO, and the David R. Nielsen, MD Endowment was established to honor his significant contributions to otolaryngology-head and neck surgery.

Dr. Nielsen is honored to present the 28th Annual Roger H. Lehman Lecture during Best Evidence ENT 2016.

Kathleen Sie, MD

Kathleen C.Y. Sie, MD earned her medical degree from the University of Michigan Medical School and completed a residency in otolaryngology and a fellowship in auditory research at the University of Washington in Seattle. She then then did a clinical fellowship in pediatric otolaryngology at Boston Children’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School. 

Dr. Sie serves as Director of the Childhood Communication Center, Co-Director of the Cochlear Implant Program and the Richard and Francine Loeb Endowed Chair in Childhood Communication Research at Seattle Children’s Hospital, in addition to Professor in the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Washington School of Medicine.

Dr. Sie’s clinical efforts are focused on communication issues of childhood and her research efforts have focused on surgical outcomes in velopharyngeal insufficiency (VPI) and management, epidemiological studies on pediatric cochlear implantation and hearing loss in the quality of life of children.

Dr. Sie is delighted to present the 4th Annual Roger J. Toohill Lecture during Best Evidence ENT 2016.

Joseph K. Han, MD

Joseph K. Han, MD received his medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania. He completed his otolaryngology residency at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) followed by a fellowship in rhinology, sinus and skull base surgery at Oregon Health & Science University in Portland.

Dr. Han currently holds the rank of Professor and Director of the Divisions of Rhinology and Endoscopic Sinus-Skull Base Surgery and Allergy in the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at Eastern Virginia Medical School in Virginia Beach. He is the President of the Korean-American Otolaryngology Society, President of the Tidewater Otolaryngology & Ophthalmology Society and Vice President of the Virginia Society of Otolaryngology. He serves as Chair of the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Sinus Committee and is a Board member of the American Rhinological Society.

Dr. Han is proud to return to the MCW and Wisconsin as an Alumni Lecturer during Best Evidence ENT 2016.

CONFERENCE SCHEDULE
The American Club's Appley Theater
 

Saturday, August 6, 2016

  • 2:30 PM Best Evidence ENT
    John S. Rhee, MD, MPH

Tonsillectomy Symposium: The Patient Journey

  • 3:00 Clinical Practice Guideline: Review and Practice
    Valerie A. Flanary, MD
     
  • 3:30 Tonsillectomy Techniques and Outcomes
    David J. Beste, MD
     
  • 3:45 Sleep Endoscopy: Indications and Practice in Adults and Children
    Cecille G. Sulman, MD
    B. Tucker Woodson, MD
     
  • 4:15 Break
     
  • 4:45 Reducing Re-Admission after Tonsillectomy
    Cecille G. Sulman, MD
     
  • 5:15 PANEL: Case Studies
    Michael E. McCormick, MD, Moderator
    Charles J. Harkins, MD
    Joseph E. Kerschner, MD
    Kathleen C. Y. Sie, MD
     
  • 6:00 Adjourn

    7:00 - 9:00 PM Opening Reception - Kohler Design Center

Sunday, August 7, 2016

  • 7:30 AM Tinnitus: Clinical Practice Guideline
    David R. Friedland, MD, PhD
     
  • 8:00 Robert J. Toohill Lecture: Management of Kids with Unilateral Hearing Loss: What's the Evidence?
    Kathleen C. Y. Sie, MD
     
  • 8:30 PANEL: Chronic Draining Ear
    David R. Friedland, MD, PhD, Moderator
    Steven A. Harvey, MD
    David J. Beste, MD
    Kathleen C.Y. Sie, MD
     
  • 9:30 Break
     
  • 10:00 Dashboards, Registries, and "Metric Madness"
    John S. Rhee, MD, MPH
     
  • 10:30 PANEL: Solving the "Metric Madness"
    John S. Rhee, MD, MPH, Moderator
    David R. Friedland, MD, PhD
    Sachin S. Pawar, MD
    Michael E. Stadler, MD
     
  • 11:15 Roger H. Lehman Lecture: Quality, Evidence, and Patient-Centered Care
    John S. Rhee on behalf of David R. Nielsen, MD
     
  • 12:00 PM Adjourn

Monday, August 8, 2016

  • 7:30 AM Sleep: Best Practices
    B. Tucker Woodson, MD
     
  • 8:00 PANEL: Allergy and the Upper Airway
    Todd A. Loehrl, MD, Moderator
    Asriani M. Chiu, MD
    Joseph K. Han, MD
    David M. Poetker, MD, MA
     
  • 8:45 Nasal Airway Surgery: Best Practices
    Sachin S. Pawar, MD
     
  • 9:30 Break
     
  • 10:00 CT for Sinus Disease: Consensus Statement
    David M. Poetker, MD, MA
     
  • 11:00 Septoplasty Consensus Statement
    Joseph K. Han, MD
     
  • 11:30 PANEL: Sinus Surgery
    David M. Poetker, MD, MA, Moderator
    Joseph K. Han, MD
    Todd A. Loehrl, MD
    Thomas C. Robey, MD
     
  • 12:00 PM Adjourn

Tuesday, August 9, 2016

  • 7:30 AM HPV and Head and Neck Oncology
    Becky L. Massey, MD
     
  • 8:00 Imaging in Oncology: Best Practicies
    Bruce H. Campbell, MD
     
  • 8:30 PANEL: Neck Mass
    Michael E. Stadler, MD, Moderator
    Robert H. Chun, MD
    Christopher M. Long, MD
    Becky L. Massey, MD
     
  • 9:00 Break
     
  • 9:30 Cough: Best Practices
    Jonathan M. Bock, MD
     
  • 10:00 PANEL: Reflux/LPR
    Joel H. Blumin, MD, Moderator
    Jonathan M. Bock, MD
    Nikki Johnston, PhD
    Cecille G. Sulman, MD
     
  • 11:00 Adjourn

Afternoons are open each day to golf one of Kohler’s four championship golf courses, visit the Kohler Waters Spa or canoe, fish, walk/hike the 500 acre wilderness preserve.

The American Club is a Forbes Five-Star Resort Hotel and the Midwest’s only AAA Five Diamond Resort Hotel located in Kohler, Wisconsin, one hour north of Milwaukee, one hour south of Green Bay and two hours north of Chicago.

This location offers everything for the discerning traveler, from Whistling Straits and Blackwolf Run, four Pete Dye-designed world-class golf courses, a 500-acre nature preserve, the Kohler Design Center, the Kohler Waters Spa, a sports center, racquet club and the exclusive Shops at Woodlake.

GOLF

Play the Straits! Whistling Straits has hosted the PGA Championship, US Senior Open and the Palmer Cup. It is ranked # 2 by Golf Digest Magazine among US Public Courses and is a World Top 100 golf course. Whistling Straits offers two courses sculpted into the Lake Michigan coastline:

Ranked among the best in the country, Blackwolf Run is situated on a river basin formed by glacial runoff to create one of the most scenic and challenging courses in North America. Blackwolf Run offers two championship courses:

Because of the distinction of these courses, it is highly recommended that tee times be made well in advance. Limited tee times have been reserved.

Additional tee times can be scheduled individually by calling 1-887-8455 or online at http://www.americanclubresort.com/golf/policies/golf_policies.html.

SPA

Presented with the 2013 Five-Star Award by Forbes Travel Guide, Kohler Waters Spa is one of the 35 spas worldwide awarded with this distinction! Enjoy the latest innovative water treatments, therapeutic massages, facials and body treatment experiences in a place of tranquility or take pleasure in the relaxation pool and waterfall.

View Kohler Waters Spa brochure

It is highly recommended that spa appoints be made several weeks in advance. Call 1-866-887-8455 for spa reservations, or schedule online by clicking here.

OTHER ACTIVITIES

Endless activities exist in Kohler for guests of all ages. Try hiking the 500 acre wilderness preserve, river canoeing or kayaking, horseback riding, trap shooting, charter fishing on Lake Michigan, or take a yoga class on the lake, tour the Kohler factory or the John Michael Kohler Art Center. Unique boutique shopping is available in the Shops of Woodlake, or wonder through the specialty and antique shops of historic Sheboygan Falls.

Target Audience

Best Evidence ENT 2016 is designed for practicing otolaryngologists. The focus of the event is to educate otolaryngologists on the importance of staying current with the latest best evidence findings. The entire scope of the specialty will be addressed. 

Learning Objectives

After attending Best Evidence ENT 2016, the practicing otolaryngologists will be able to:

  • Describe disease specific diagnostic and assessment procedures
  • Analyze new concepts associated with particular surgical procedures
  • Discuss patient outcomes based on peer reviewed literature and research
Additional information

CME Coordinator Contact Information

Name: 
Alyssa Schwab
Phone Number: 
+1 (414) 805-5671
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 14.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 14.00 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.
Course opens: 
08/01/2016
Course expires: 
10/31/2016
Event starts: 
08/06/2016 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
08/09/2016 - 11:00am
Cost:
$495.00
The American Club
419 Highland Drive
Kohler, WI 53044
United States

The course will be held at the:
The American Club 
419 Highland Drive
Kohler, WI 53044


 Accomodations

A block of rooms has been reserved at The American Club and the Inn on Woodlake. Be sure to make your reservation prior to July 7th, 2016 in order to receive discounted rates.

To make your reservation at either property, call 1-800-344-2838. The group block name is “Medical College of Wisconsin” and the city ledger is 82F3VC. Or,

Make a reservation online at The American Club

Originally built in 1918 to house the Kohler Company’s immigrant workers, The American Club of today boasts Tudor style guest accommodations with state-of-the-art Kohler showering experiences or whirlpool tubs in each bathroom. It is an escape to where village charm meets old-world elegance with luxurious décor providing a unique and quality experience.

Make a reservation online at the Inn on Woodlake

Discounted rates available until July 7th, 2016:

$311 for a standard king guestroom at The American Club
$208 for a prarie double or lake King at the Inn on Woodlake

No resort fee applies.

  

CONFERENCE PLANNERS:
David R. Friedland, MD, PhD
David M. Poetker, MD, MA
John S. Rhee, MD, MPH
Cecille G. Sulman, MD
 
CONFERENCE SPEAKERS:
David J. Beste, MD
Joel H. Blumin, MD
Jonathan M. Bock, MD
Bruce H. Campbell, MD
Asriani M. Chiu, MD
Robert H. Chun, MD
Valerie A. Flanary, MD
David R. Friedland, MD, PhD
Joseph K. Han, MD
Charles J. Harkins, MD
Joseph E. Kerschner, MD
Todd A. Loehrl, MD
Christopher M. Long, MD
Becky L. Massey, MD
Michael E. McCormick, MD
Sachin S. Pawar, MD
David M. Poetker, MD, MA
John S. Rhee, MD, MPH
Thomas C. Robey, MD
Kathleen C.Y. Sie, MD
Michael E. Stadler, MD
Cecille G. Sulman, MD
B. Tucker Woodson, MD
 
All persons in control of content have NO relevant financial relationships to disclose with the exception of the following person(s):
SpeakerCompanyRole
David R. Friedland, MD, PhDFrequency TherapeuticsConsultant; Clinical Advisory Board
 Oticon MedicalConsultant
 Best Doctors, Inc.Consultant
Becky L. Massey, MDOlympusConsultant
David M. Poetker, MDMedtronicConsultant
 Intersect ENTResearch
 Intersect ENTSpeakers Bureau
B. Tucker Woodson, MDInspireResearch Support Consultant
 MedtronicConsultant
 LinguaFlexConsultant
 CryosaConsultant
 VelegrantConsultant
 Siesta MedicalConsultant

Available Credit

  • 14.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 14.00 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
08/01/2016
Course expires: 
10/31/2016

Price

Cost:
$495.00
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