Education

Our physicians, speech pathologists, and clinical singing voice specialists:

  • Are frequent invited guest lecturers at various regional, state, national, or international venues
  • Have adjunct faculty positions or are guest lecturers at local universities, teaching speech pathology masters’ students
  • Regularly give presentations to Duke medical students and at other conferences within the Duke community

Duke Voice Care Center Graduate Student Externship

The Duke Voice Care Center provides semester-long externship opportunities for graduate SLP clinicians interested in clinical voice care. Eligible students will learn how to evaluate and treat patients with a variety of voice disorders including traumatic vocal fold lesions, vocal fold paralysis, chronic cough, vocal cord dysfunction, laryngeal cancer, spasmodic dysphonia and more. Our speech pathologists work alongside DVCC laryngologists to care for a variety of patients, pediatric to geriatric, with laryngeal pathologies from acute to medically complex. DVCC team members see patients in multiple locations, giving students the chance to train in outpatient clinics in both Raleigh and Durham.

Otolaryngology Residency Program

The Duke Department of Head and Neck Surgery & Communication Sciences strives to be a premiere academic otolaryngology program through compassionate and extraordinary patient care, critical investigation of head and neck disease, and excellence in education. The five-year residency program consists of four-and-a-half years of OHNS training and six months of related disciplines.