Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery

Program FAQ

We accept three residents per year. Our residency matches applicants through the NRMP Match program.

We employ a home call system. We have two call pools. One team covers Tampa General Hospital and the James A. Haley VA while the other call pool covers Moffitt Cancer Center. The TGH/VA call pool is Q4, and the Moffitt call pool is Q3. Though the Moffitt call pool is more frequent, it does employ night time mid-level coverage 7 nights/week.

We get three full weeks of vacation off. For almost all vacation requests we are able to accommodate both the weekend before and after as a part of your vacation as well.

Yes, health insurance is provided by the university. A small deduction is automatically removed from your paycheck each pay period and the remainder is largely subsidized. These plans allow you to add your spouse and children as well. You can opt in for additional dental and health insurance.

Your rotations will take place between three hospitals in Tampa, FL and one hospital in Jacksonville, FL. In Tampa, you will rotate at Tampa General Hospital, James A Haley VA hospital and Moffitt Cancer Center. See the About Us Page for more information on each site.

During your third and fourth years you will go to Jacksonville, FL for your dedicated pediatrics rotation. Housing is provided to you free of cost by the department.

Currently, we have three months dedicated to research during our PGY-3 year and two months during our PGY-4 year. During these months your only clinical duties are one day of clinic/week and two nights of home call/week.