Two recent articles by prominent otolaryngologists in the October 2001 issue of the ARCHIVES have raised some important issues regarding the current state and the future of research in our specialty.1,2 Having read these articles, I thought that some insight on this matter from a young faculty member's perspective might be useful.
Koempel JA. The Future of Research in Otolaryngology. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2002;128(8):982-983. doi: