Hometown: Franklin, TN
Professional Interests: I am open to all aspects of ENT right now
Hobbies: Hiking, skiing, yoga, cooking.
What are your favorite things to do in the Denver area? Trying new restaurants/breweries, exploring nearby hiking trails and going to concerts.
What is the biggest strength of our program? As a former visiting medical student, I was most impressed by the faculty. We have a diverse, intelligent and friendly cohort who are passionate about teaching residents. This is our biggest strength!
Fairmont I, Farrell N, Johnson AP, Cabrera-Muffly C. Influence of Gender and Racial Diversity on the Otolaryngology Residency Match. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2020;162(3):290‐295. doi:10.1177/0194599820901492
Hatch JL, Schopper H, Boersma IM, Rizk HG, Nguyen SA, Lambert PR, McRackan TR, Meyer TA. Otol Neurotol. 2018 Oct;39(9):e831-e836. doi: 10.1097/MAO.0000000000001969. The Bone Mineral Density of the Lateral Skull Base and its Relation to Obesity and Spontaneous Cerebrospinal Fluid Leaks.
Sebring K, Shattuck J, Berk J, Boersma I, Sillau S, Kluger BM. Palliat Med. 2018 Oct;32(9):1522-1528. doi: 10.1177/0269216318785830. Epub 2018 Jul 17. Assessing the validity of proxy caregiver reporting for potential palliative care outcome measures in Parkinson's disease.
Hatch JL, Boersma IM, Weir FW, Bauschard MJ, Holcomb, MA, Lambert PR, Meyer TA. The influence of obesity on operating room time and perioperative complications in cochlear implantation. World Journal of Otorhinolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery. 2018. [In Press].
Shivangi L, Boersma I, Lentsch E. Primary Malignant Melanoma of the Larynx—A Case Report. Otolaryngology Case Reports. 2017;4:15-17.
Boersma I, Jones J, Coughlan C, et al. Palliative Care and Parkinson’s Disease: Caregiver Perspectives. J Palliat Med. 2017 Sep;20(9):930-938.
Boersma I, Jones J, Carter J, et al. Parkinson disease patients' perspectives on palliative care needs: what are they telling us?. Neurol Clin Pract. 2016;6(3):209-219.
Holden, S. K., Jones, W. E., Baker, K. A., Boersma, I. M. and Kluger, B. M. (2016), Outcome measures for Parkinson's Disease dementia: a systematic review. Movmnt Disords Clncl Practice, 3: 9–18.
Boersma I, Miyasaki J, Kutner J, Kluger B. Palliative care and neurology: time for a paradigm shift. Neurology. 2014;83(6): 561-567.
Fairmont I, Farrell N, Johnson AP, Cabrera-Muffly C. Influence of Gender and Racial Diversity on the Otolaryngology Residency Match. AAO-HNSF. New Orleans, LA, September 2019 [Oral presentation].
Boersma I., Kreicher, K., Rizk, H., and Meyer, T. (2017). Hearing Loss in Children with Congenital Hypothyroidism Poster presented at: Combined Otolaryngology Spring Meetings; San Diego, CA.
Boersma I., Jones, J., Carter, J., Bekelman, D., Miyasaki, J., Kutner, J., and Kluger, B. (2015). Palliative Care in Parkinson’s disease: Patient’s Perspectives Poster presented at: 19th International Congress of Parkinson’s disease and Movement Disorders; San Diego, CA.
Gold Humanism Honor Society, University of South Carolina
Parkinson's Disease Foundation Summer Student Fellowship Award, University of South Carolina
Jack Diller Education Award, College of Charleston