Invited Commentary

Commentary on “Otolaryngology: Breadth, Depth, Challenge, and Choice”

Authors: Mark Boston, MD


In this issue of the Southern Medical Journal, Sataloff and colleagues take on the challenge of providing an “overview of modern otolaryngology” for medical students and medical
student advisors.1 After an introduction in which they astutely point out that many medical students matriculate at schools unassociated with academic otolaryngology programs, the authors briefly touch on eight of the subspecialty focus areas of otolaryngology.

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1. Sataloff RT, Hawkshaw MJ, McKinnon BJ. Otolaryngology: breadth, depth, challenge, and choice. South Med J 2019;112:283-286.