Student Programs

The Department of Otorhinolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Pennsylvania is dedicated to education at all levels of medical and surgical training. It aims to cultivate interest in the field, provide mentorship, foster innovation and scholarship, and support students interested in pursuing careers of leadership and excellence in the specialty. ​

The department offers multiple opportunities for engagement in clinical or research activities that are open to students both at and outside of Penn. The Penn ENT Student Interest Group is a student-led organization that sponsors events and provides resources to support Penn students exploring or applying in otolaryngology.


Applications are now open for visiting subinternships in Otorhinolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Pennsylvania. Please visit the School of Medicine website for more information on rotation dates and application submission through VSLO. Students applying in the upcoming 2024-2025 cycle are very strongly encouraged to rotate with our department to be given serious consideration for a residency position.

We are excited to offer 3 scholarships for our visiting subinternship program for students applying in Otolaryngology with diverse backgrounds and experiences. Applications are also accepted through VSLO. Please visit the PSOM AMP website for additional information.