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Duke Hadassah ENT Global Health Symposium

July 20, 2017 - 8:30am to July 21, 2017 - 12:30pm
Hadassah University Hospital


The conference will be held over two days with invited speakers covering the majority of the specialty. The sessions will be focused on subspecialties within otolaryngology and related fields.

The conference will feature panel discussions following each session.  It will differentiate itself from other medical conferences by being geared toward global health issues. This will allow for a conversation between panelists and the audience sparking innovation and collaboration. It will specifically address the changing healthcare climate in the U.S. and Middle East, as well as emerging technologies in each specialty, and how their use will be impacted by healthcare climate. Learn more about background and purpose of the symposium.

Topics Include

  • Global Hearing Health
  • Otolaryngology in War Zones
  • Medical Research in Israel
  • Otolaryngology for Refugees
  • Disaster First Response
  • Otolaryngology in Impoverished Nations
  • European-Israeli Relations
  • Innovations in Israeli Healthcare Information Technology
  • Surgical Innovations and the Future of Surgery
  • Innovations in Medicine by the Israeli Defense Force


Cochlear Corporation

Grace Medical

Sonova/Advanced Bionics

Course Directors

David M. Kaylie, MD, FACS

Associate Professor of Surgery
Division of Head and Neck Surgery & Communication Sciences
Medical Director Duke Vestibular Disorders Clinic
Medical Director Duke Skull Base Center

Ron Eliashar, MD

Chief, Division of Head-Face-Neck and Reconstructive Surgery
Chairman, Department of Otolaryngology/Head & Neck Surgery
The Lasha Eisen Chair in Otololaryngology
Hebrew University School of Medicine - Hadassah Medical Center


In support of improving patient care, Duke University Health System Department of Clinical Education & Professional Development is accredited by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), to provide continuing education for the health care team.

Credit Designation

Duke University Health System Department of Clinical Education & Professional Development designates this live activity for a maximum of 10.9 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits(s)™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.