The Department of Otolaryngology held its first-ever virtual Ann B. & Julius N. Hicks Lectureship in Otolaryngology & Residents’ Research Day on May 16, 2020. Residents presented their research over the platform Zoom, allowing physicians across Alabama to show their support from the comfort of their own home.

There were two guest speakers for the Ann B. & Julius N. Hicks Lectureship. Richard Harvey, Professor of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery at Macquarie University and St. Vincent's Hosptial in Sydney, Australia presented "Making Frontal Sinus Surgery Easy: Carolyn's Window." Ray Sacks, Professor of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery at Macquarie University and Sydney Univesity in New South Wales, Australia presented Empty Nose Syndrome: Consequence of Nasal Surgery or Premorbid State." 

Following the lectureship, PGY-3s, PGY-4s, and PGY-5's presented the results of their ongoing research activities.  Eleven residents competed for Most Outstanding Presentation. 
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First Place

Lindsay Moore, MD
"Results of a Phase 1 Trial: Surgical Resection of Head and Neck Cancer Using the da Vinci Xi Surgical System and Fluorescently-Labeled Anti-EGFR Antibodies as Optical Imaging Agents"

Second Place

Dan Morrison, MD
"Totally implantable active middle ear implants, a large, single-surgeon cohort"

William R. Blythe, MD, president of The Alabama Society of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery (AlaSOHN), awarded first place to PGY-4 resident Lindsay Moore, MD, for her research titled "Results of a Phase 1 Trial: Surgical Resection of Head and Neck Cancer Using the da Vinci Xi Surgical System and Fluorescently-Labeled Anti-EGFR Antibodies as Optical Imaging Agents." The second-place award was presented to PGY-4 resident Dan Morrison, MD, by the Department of Otolaryngology for his research, "Totally implantable active middle ear implants, a large, single-surgeon cohort."  

Click here to view this year's program.