Freeman Health System
Otolaryngology & Facial Plastic Surgery Residency
Freeman Health System’s Otolaryngology & Facial Plastic Surgery Residency program is a four year program, following the completion of a linked internship year.
The residency program is designed to develop our residents’ diagnostic and therapeutic abilities in otology, nose and paranasal sinuses, head and next and oro-facial plastic surgery. This program provides many educational opportunities including clinical conferences, temporal bone laboratory located on-site at Freeman, as well as out rotations including gross anatomy laboratory experience at KCUMB, basic science courses at the University of Iowa and a course at the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology.
The program has a high volume of patients to provide significant hands-on experience for the resident and that is coupled with an equally strong didactic program. Freeman has an outstanding teaching faculty committed to teaching future physicians.
Number of Positions
Salary and Benefits
Freeman offers a very competitive salary and benefit program.
- PGY 1: $42,000
- PGY 2: $43,000
- PGY 3: $44,000
- PGY 4: $45,000
- PGY 5: $46,000
Also included are an educational stipend, health and dental benefits and professional fees paid including college memberships, Missouri Association of Osteopathic Physicians & Surgeons, board exam fees, and training licensure fees.
How to Apply
Freeman Health System’s Otolaryngology & Facial Plastic Surgery Residency Program accepts applications for our residency via the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) for the NMS Match. ERAS opens for applications on August 15 every year. For more information about the osteopathic match visit their website at http://www.aamc.org/students/eras/start.htm or contact your College of Osteopathic Medicine Clinical Education Office.
Freeman accepts ERAS applications through November 15 every year. The program begins interviewing in October and finishes in the end of December. The match takes place in February.
Please contact Lana Barbieri, RN, director of medical education services, or Dr. Larry McIntire, our Otolaryngology & Facial Plastic Surgery Residency program director, if you have questions about the program or the application process.