Annual Fellows Course

May 3-5, 2018


(Registration opens January 12th)


For current Rhinology Fellows-In-Training.  We would like to invite you to our Advanced Sinus and Skull Base Course. The program with lectures, a full day of hands-on experience, and networking opportunities with our faculty and your peers has been specifically designed with your needs in mind.

Arrival: Thursday, May 3, 2018 by 5:00PM/Welcome Reception begins at 6:00PM
Course: May 4-5, 2018
Departure: Saturday, May 5, 2018

Course Agenda

The course is supported by KARL STORZ Endoscopy-America, Inc. and Medtronic

Airfare to the 2018 Fellows Course will be fully or partially covered up to $375. Please make our own reservations and submit your flight expenses to Wendi Perez at the conclusion of the course.
You will be responsible for roundtrip ground transportation from the airport to the Hilton Orrington Evanston.

Registration deadline is Monday, February 27!
We are looking forward to seeing you!

ARS Course Directors and Faculty

ARS Course Directors
Joseph Han, MD – Eastern Virginia Medical School
Seth Brown, MD – University of Connecticut
Joey Raviv, MD – University of Chicago

ARS Faculty
Pete Batra, MD – Rush University of Medical Center
Joseph Jacobs, MD - NYU Langone Medical Center
Stephanie Joe, MD – University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago
Todd Kingdom - University of Colorado School of Medicine
David Poetker, MD – Medical College of Wisconsin
John Schneider, MD - Washington University School of Medicine
James Stankiewicz, MD – Loyola University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine
Ricky Wong, MD – University of Chicago

Faculty Bios

Accommodations / Transportation

Reservations have been made at:
Hilton Orrington / Evanston
1710 Orrington Avenue
Evanston, IL 60201
Phone: 847-866-8700

You will be responsible for your roundtrip ground transportation to/from the Hilton.


Thursday, May 3, 2017 – Saturday, May 5, 2018

Hilton Orrington / Evanston

Address: 1710 Orrington Avenue
Evanston, IL 60201 USA
Phone: 847-866-8700
Fax: 847-866-8724

Welcome to the historic Hilton Orrington/Evanston hotel, centrally located in the heart of downtown Evanston, Illinois. Located just 11 miles from downtown Chicago and beside Lake Michigan, our hotel is 30 minutes from O’Hare International Airport, 40 minutes from Chicago Midway Airport. The subway into Chicago and a multiplex movie theater are all within walking distance of this downtown Evanston hotel. Local attractions: Northwestern University, Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center, Baha’i Temple, Chicago Botanical Gardens, Lake Michigan beaches.

Air Information

Please reserve your airline reservations. You will be reimbursed the cost of your airfare up to $375. Submit your airline expense to Wendi Perez ( at the conclusion of the course for reimbursement.

Questions & Answers

Question: Will ground transportation be provided?
Answer: No. You will be responsible for round-trip ground transportation to the hotel.

Question: Who do I contact for air travel arrangements?
Answer: Fellows are responsible for booking their own air transportation. Depending upon your departure city, date and time, partial, or all your airfare will be covered up to a maximum of $375. The cost of your airfare will be reimbursed after the conclusion of the Course.

Question: When do I need to arrive?
Answer: Please plan to arrive on Thursday, May 3 prior to 5:00 pm. The first function is a Welcome Reception at 6:00 pm. Please note: guest room check-in time is 3:00 pm. Though it is not a guarantee, every effort will be made to have your room available upon an earlier check-in.

Question: What is the attire for the Fellows Course?
Answer: Business casual for all meetings and dinners.

Contact us

For more information, or questions, please contact:

Susan Arias,
Phone: 973-545-2735, x4
Wendi Perez,
Phone: 973-545-2735, x6


Revised 1/8/2018
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