Congratulations to our 2020 chief residents and fellows! Joshua Kain, M.D., Justin McCormick, M.D., and Philip Rosen, M.D., are graduating from the five-year UAB Department of Otolaryngology Residency Program. All three chiefs are continuing their training with fellowships. Jason Fleming, M.B.B.S., M.Ed., Ph.D., F.R.C.S., Andrew Fuson, M.D., and Toli Karas, M.D., have all completed one-year fellowships in the department and accepted positions as attending physicians. The department celebrated the graduates virtually June 20, 2020, with the traditional roasts, speeches, and awards.

Congratulations Graduates!

Joshua Kain, M.D.

Joshua Kain, M.D.

kain colorNext Steps: Head & Neck Fellowship, UC Davis Health, Sacramento, CA

Residency: Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery, UAB

Medical School: University of Texas Medical School at Houston

Justin McCormick, M.D.

Justin McCormick, M.D.

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Next Steps: Rhinology and Skull Base Surgery Fellowship, UCLA

Residency: Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery, UAB

Medical School: University of South Alabama College of Medicine

Philip Rosen, M.D.

Philip Rosen, M.D.

rosen colorNext Steps: Pediatric Fellowship, Children's Hospital of Alabama

Residency: Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery, UAB

Medical School: University of Tennessee Health and Science Center

Jason Fleming, M.B.B.S, M.Ed., Ph.D., F.R.C.S.

Jason Fleming, M.B.B.S, M.Ed., Ph.D., F.R.C.S.

FlemingNext Steps: Head & Neck Attending Physician, Liverpool University Hospitals

Fellowship: Head & Neck Oncology and Reconstructive Surgery, UAB

Residency: South Thames, London, UK

Medical School: Imperial College, London

Andrew Fuson, M.D.

Andrew Fuson, M.D.

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Next Steps: Head & Neck Attending, LSU Health, Baton Rouge

Fellowship: Head & Neck Oncology and Reconstructive Surgery, UAB

Residency: Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery, George Washington University Medical Center, Washington, D.C.

Medical School: LSU School Of Medicine, Shreveport

Anatoli Karas, M.D.

Anatoli Karas, M.D.

Toli KarasNext Steps: Pediatric attending, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago

Fellowship: Pediatric Otolaryngology Fellowship, UAB

Residency: Department of Head & Neck Surgery & Communication Sciences, Duke University

Medical School: Rush Medical College, Chicago

2020 Awards

Resident of the Year
Philip Rosen, M.D.

Faculty of the Year
Do-Yeon Cho, M.D.

Staff of the Year
Steve Kaler, CRNFA

Clinical Research Award Recipients 
Chris Gentile, M.D.
Justin McCormick, M.D.

Graduation Dinner

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