October 9, 2014 to October 11, 2014

2014 Michigan Work Society Meeting

7:30 AM to 5:00 PM
October 9, 2014
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Reconnect with Colleagues and Friends

Registration is now open to attend the 2014 Michigan Work Society Meeting. During this event, current and former trainees and faculty are invited to gather bi-annually to reconnect with each other, the University of Michigan and our Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. Meeting festivities will include three days of social activities, academic lectures, clinic and hospital tours, the U-M football game and time to reminisce with old and new friends alike.



7:30 AM - 3 PM  »  Michigan Work Society Academic Meeting

Jack Roth Stadium Club, Michigan Stadium

1201 S. Main St.

Ann Arbor, MI 48104

This year’s meeting will center on the theme of otology-neurotology, although presentations of all topics are welcome. The program includes Walter P. Work Lecturer, Dr. Malcolm Graham, of Emory Healthcare. Breakfast and lunch provided.

5 - 10 PM  »  Michigan Work Society Gala

Jack Roth Stadium Club, Michigan Stadium

1201 S. Main St.

Ann Arbor, MI 48104

  • 5 - 6:30 PM  »  Stadium Tours and Reception
  • 6:30 PM  »  Speaker Coach Lloyd Carr Former U-M Head Football Coach
  • 7 PM  »  Dinner

Get up close and personal with the Michigan Stadium during our stadium tours. The Michigan spirit continues as we enjoy remarks by former U-M head football coach, Lloyd Carr. Dinner and drinks to follow. Guests welcome.


7:30 AM - 5 PM  »  11th Annual Lawrence-Hawkins Symposium, sponsored by the Kresge Hearing Research Institute

Michigan League, Michigan Room

911 N. University Ave.

Ann Arbor, MI 48109

This one-day event is devoted to basic science and clinical presentations by students, fellows and residents of the department and highlighted by a keynote presentation by a distinguished alumnus. This year’s Lawrence-Hawkins Lecturer is Dr. John Niparko of the University of Southern California. Breakfast and lunch provided. Guests welcome.

10 AM  »  Golf Scramble

Barton Hills Country Club

730 Country Club Rd.

Ann Arbor, MI 48105

Enjoy time with friends over a game of golf at Barton Hills. Eighteen holes of golf, cart and lunch provided. Guests welcome.

2 - 4 PM  »  Otolaryngology Clinic Tours

1500 E. Medical Center Dr.

1904 Taubman Center

Ann Arbor, MI 48109-5312

Tour the expanded Otolaryngology Clinic in the A. Alfred Taubman Healthcare Center and the new Pediatric Otolaryngology Clinic at the C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital. Tours will begin in the Taubman Center. Guests welcome.

6:30 PM  »  Dinner at Sava’s

216 S. State St.

Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Get out and enjoy downtown Ann Arbor with dinner at Sava’s! Guests welcome. This event is self-pay.


Tailgate and U-M vs. Penn State Football Game
Michigan Stadium
1201 S. Main St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48104
  • 2 PM  »  Tailgate
    Dr. Bradford’s Tailgate
    Location TBD
  • 7 PM  »  Football Game
Root for the Wolverines under the lights as they take on Penn State. Guests welcome.


If you would like to present during the 2014 Michigan Work Society Academic Meeting, please submit your abstract by July 30. The academic meeting will be loosely themed around otology/neurotology, but presentations of all topics are welcome.

Submit a Presentation Abstract


Registration is open through Sept. 26. To register, please complete and return the registration form included in your event invitation to the address below. If you did not receive an invitation, please contact Amanda Thatcher, communications manager, at 734-936-8003 or athatche@med.umich.edu. Acceptable forms of payment include cash or check. Please make checks payable to "University of Michigan" and write "MWS14" on the memo line.

Amanda Thatcher
1904 Taubman Center
1500 E. Medical Center Dr.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-5312

Walter P. Work Lecturer

Dr. Malcolm Graham
Malcolm D. Graham, M.D., FACS
Professor, Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Emory Healthcare

Gala Guest Speaker

Former U-M Head Football Coach Lloyd Carr

Lawrence-Hawkins Lecturer

John K. Niparko, M.D.