Yale Otolaryngology [ENT] Residency Program

Yale Department of Otolaryngology

Welcome From The Section Chief

Dear Residency Candidates:

Yale School of Medicine is steeped in a long tradition of excellence and leadership, but don’t think that we are resting on our laurels. Yale Otolaryngology provides a vibrant learning environment for everyone including faculty, staff, medical students, and especially residents. Patients are at the center of our tripartite mission: 1) Patient Care, 2) Education, and 3) Research. As part of our goal of providing excellent and innovative care, we ignite teaching, as well as clinical/translational and operational research. At Yale, we incorporate teaching into everyday clinical care starting with morning rounds and continuing to clinics and the operating rooms of one of the largest hospitals in the country. We welcome you to visit Yale and feel the excitement for yourself.  


Wendell G. Yarbrough, MD, MMHC, FACS 
Professor & Chief, Otolaryngology, Yale School of Medicine 
Director, H&N Disease Center, Smilow Cancer Hospital 
Co-Director, Molecular Virology Program, Yale Cancer Center 

Dr. Michaelides

Welcome From The Program Director

Thank you for your interest Yale’s otolaryngology residency program. Our long tradition of excellent training is built upon the solid foundations of a comprehensive and busy clinical facility and one of the top medical research centers in the world. Our faculty and residents strive to provide an exceptional educational opportunity for the development of comprehensive skills in otolaryngology, and prepare graduating residents for careers in any position, from academic and research, to well regarded individual practices. Our training is well balanced in all aspects of otolaryngology, and also includes opportunity for elective rotations, research blocks, and third world mission work. We look forward to showing you all we have to offer.     


Elias M. Michaelides, MD   
Residency Program Director   
Assistant Professor, Surgery and Pediatrics                                                                        
Otology, Neurotology, and Skull Base Surgery   
Section of Otolaryngology   
Yale School of Medicine