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 2018 Fall Voice Conference

Programs

Thursday, October 25, 2018
*8:00am - 5:00pm *(times are subject to change)
  • SLP Pre-Conference: "Tell and Show: Evaluation and Treatment of Voice and Upper Airway Disorders"
  • Laryngology Fellows Day (Fellowship Candidates, in Fellowship and 1 year Post-Fellowship) - Program Chairs: Mark Courey, MD and Jeanne Hatcher, MD
  • Early Career Laryngologist Program (Two-Seven Years Post Fellowship) - Program Chairs: Robbi Kupfer, MD, Daniel Fink, MD and Ashli O'Rourke, MD
  • *NEW* - Late Career Laryngology (1:00 - 5:00pm) Led by Clark Rosen, MD and Michael Johns, MD
    Objective: Explore topics germane to late career laryngologists in four general domains: 1. Career paths and transitions; 2. Mentoring the next generation; 3. Systems issues in Laryngology; 4. Reflections on life and laryngology
Friday, October 26, 2018 Saturday, October 27, 2018 *Please register for ALL of the above programs thru the online registration system on the website.
 2018 Conference Information
 The Fall Voice Conference
The Fall Voice Conference is designed to encourage and educate professionals on a multi-disciplinary approach to the management of vocal disorders. The focus of this conference is the clinical care of patients with voice-related difficulties and how clinical and basic science research guide clinical care.

The conference will be divided among invited lectures, panel discussions, and scientific presentations. Physicians, Speech-Language Pathologists, Voice Scientists and Voice Teachers are encouraged to attend and participate.

Join us for the Fall Voice 2018 in Seattle, Washington - October 25-27, 2018.
 Travel Grant Award Winners
The 2018 Fall Voice Program Committee is pleased to announce the WINNERS of 8 - $500 Travel Awards. The awards are being generously provided by the Laryngology Educational Foundation and the National Spasmodic Dysphonia Association.

Laryngology Education Foundation Travel Grants:
  • Allison Ikeda, MD, Resident – Emory University/University of Washington presenting: “Reproducibility of High Resolution Pharyngeal Manometry Measures in the Study of Dysphagia
  • Emily Kimball, MS - Vanderbilt University School of Medicine presenting: “Effects of Vibratory Contact on Vocal Fold Structure and Physiology.
  • Matthew Naunheim, MD, MBA – Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary presenting: “Is Less More? Simplifying patient-reported outcome measures for voice.
  • Kathryn Pielage, MA, CF-SLP – University of Cincinnati presenting: “Increased Interval from Initial Evaluation to Initial Voice Therapy Session Is Associated with Missed Voice Therapy Appointments
In collaboration with the NSDA, Fall Voice Week is proud to announce 4 awards from the NSDA to be given to the following Dystonia related papers at Fall Voice Conference.

National Spasmodic Dysphonia Association Travel Grants:
  • Julie Barkmeir-Kraemer, PhD, CCC-SLP – University of Utah presenting: “Distinguishing features of vocal tremor associated with Parkinson Disease, Spasmodic dysphonia, and Essential Tremor.
  • Wenli Chen, MS, CCC-SLP – Mayo Clinic presenting: “Does Voice Onset Aid in the Diagnosis of Adductor Spasmodic Dysphonia?
  • Richard Heyes, MBChB, MRCS – Mayo Clinic, Arizona presenting: “The role of gender on the outcome of botulinum neurotoxin injection in patients with adductor Spasmodic Dysphonia
  • Christopher Honey, Dphil, FRCSC, FACS – Vancouver General Hospital/UBC presenting: “The Neurosurgical Treatment of Spasmodic Dysphonia: Preliminary results of a Prospective, Randomized, Sham-Controlled (DEBUSSY) Trial.
*There are FOUR additional awards (2-LEF & 2-NSDA) that will be given at Fall Voice Conference for the best posters at the meeting. So attention all the phenomenal poster presenters, make it a great one!