The Otolaryngology Research Paradox

Robert M. Naclerio, Supinda Saengpanich, Mary Spainhour, Fuad M. Baroody
2001 Archives of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery  
Objective: To determine the attitude toward and the state of research within the field of otolaryngologyhead and neck surgery. Design: A questionnaire was sent to the chairpersons of departments of otolaryngology where residency training is provided. Participants and Setting: Program directors of academic otolaryngology training programs. Main Outcome Measure: Responses to questionnaire. Results: Questionnaires were sent to 95 programs from which 86 responses were received. Respondents believed
more » ... espondents believed strongly that research was important to the specialty. Only two thirds of the full-time clinical faculty, however, do research, and on average they devote only (REPRINTED) ARCH OTOLARYNGOL HEAD NECK SURG/ VOL 127, OCT 2001 WWW.ARCHOTO.COM 1181
doi:10.1001/archotol.127.10.1181 pmid:11587596 fatcat:gac5tsxz3bgyfknnql7bh2wdo4