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Department of Otolaryngology

Mission, Vision, and Values Statement


Our vision is a community where individuals can access optimal care for disorders of the ears, nose, throat, head and neck.


We will bring our vision into reality through patient care, education, and research:

  1. We provide state-of-the-art medical and surgical care to the people of Brooklyn and surrounding communities
  2. We teach current best practices for patient care at the local, regional, national, and international level
  3. We train residents to become leaders in the specialty and practice in diverse geographic locations and practice settings
  4. We educate medical students and help those interested in otolaryngology to better understand the specialty and pursue a career in otolaryngology
  5. We conduct clinical, basic, and translational research to share knowledge, identify best practices, and fill knowledge gaps
  6. We engage in volunteer service to professional medical organizations at the local, regional, national, and international level


We always want the community to say the following about our work:

  1. We value safe, ethical and compassionate patient care
  2. We value teaching, research, and education since we are first and foremost an academic department
  3. We value collaboration and synergy with our colleagues, fellow specialists, and other professionals
  4. We value professionalism, responsiveness, and timely communication
  5. We value excellence and quality improvement in all endeavors

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