October 9, 2014 to October 11, 2014

2014 Michigan Work Society Meeting

7:30 am to 5:00 pm


Reconnect with Colleagues and Friends

Join us for 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 pre-pay, with a cash bar provided at the restaurant. Click here to register and 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.

2014-2016 DUES

Benefits of Michigan Work Society dues include membership, coverage of society administrative costs and complimentary attendance for the member and a guest at the Michigan Work Society Academic Meeting and Gala.

  • Lifetime Dues » $2,000
  • Bi-Annual Dues » $300
  • U-M Trainee Dues » Complimentary: Current residents and fellows in the U-M Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery receive complimentary membership in the Michigan Work Society.


  • Academic Meeting » No charge, included with dues
  • Stadium Tours » No charge, included with dues
  • Gala Dinner » No charge, included with dues
  • Golf Scramble » $150 per person
  • Clinic Tours » No charge
  • Lawrence-Hawkins Symposium » No charge
  • Dinner at Sava's » Pre-pay and cash bar at restaurant. Click here to register and pay.
  • Football Tailgate » No charge, included with dues
  • Football Game » $100 per ticket, limit 2


Parking varies per event location.
  • Jack Roth Stadium Club: SC5 U-M parking lot; see map
  • Lawrence-Hawkins Symposium: Fletcher Street Parking Structure for U-M employees; Palmer Parking Structure for non-U-M employees
  • Golf Scramble: Across the street from golf course
  • Clinic Tours: UMHS P2 parking garage; $2
  • Sava’s: Ann Arbor city parking
  • Tailgate and Football Game: Various locations; see U-M athletics website

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.