Rush University Medical Center


RUSH Update in Otolaryngology

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Notification icon Friday, October 27, 2023 7 AM - Saturday, October 28, 2023 3 PM America/Chicago

Location Icon 1520 W Harrison St, Chicago, IL 60607, United States

Event info


The Department of Otorhinolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at RUSH University Medical Center is pleased to announce RUSH Update in Otolaryngology 2023—a comprehensive, two-day conference dedicated to the study of contemporary issues in ear, nose, throat, head and neck disorders.

Practicing physician participants have requested this type of continuing medical education activity to provide for a method of assimilating new medical knowledge into individual practices, to offer a forum to share and validate current practice standards and to incorporate new strategies in the management of the patient with ear, nose, and throat disorders in an evolving field.


This CME program is designed to meet the educational needs of practicing otolaryngologists, residents, and allied health professionals.


  • Review the diagnostic work-up and surgical management of pediatric neck masses
  • Understand specific measures to mitigate risks related to malpractice in otolaryngology
  • Review the updated Clinic Practice Guidelines on tympanostomy tubes in children
  • Discuss differences in pediatric vs. adult polysomnography and understand management of difficult cases, specifically obese and medically complex children
  • Comprehend the workup and management of salivary gland neoplasms
  • Review the office based evaluation and intervention for thyroid nodules
  • Improve patient selection for hypoglossal nerve stimulation by understanding key factors for therapy response and compliance 
  • Interpret collapse patterns observed during drug-induced sleep endoscopy and their impact on clinical decision-making
  • Describe the timing, indications, and techniques for surgical scar revision
  • Review the diagnostic and medical management of acute facial nerve paralysis
  • Appreciate the various surgical methods to treat structural nasal obstruction
  • Discuss operative techniques for reconstruction of defects after Mohs cancer resection
  • Review options for OTC hearing aids
  • Highlight new indications and techniques in cochlear implantation
  • Understand diagnosis and management of AERD
  • Review management of polyps in the era of biologics


Joint Accreditation Statement
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Amedco, LLC and RUSH University Medical Center. Amedco, LLC is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

ACCME Credit Designation Statements
Amedco, LLC designates this live activity for a maximum of 12.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits TM for physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

For more information please visit the official event page.

  • Pete Batra
  • Mihir Bhayani

    Course Director

  • Michael Eggerstedt

    Course Director

  • Michael Hutz

    Course Director

  • Anatoli Karas

    Course Director

  • Bobby Tajudeen

    Course Director

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