Clinical Fellowships - Dr Liang Voice Program

The DLVP Clinical Fellowship at the University of Sydney is available to qualified trainees in the specialty of laryngology, head and neck surgery, both locally and internationally. Overseas Fellows are welcome to apply.

The fellowship is a one-year program designed to prepare existing ear, nose, and throat (ENT) surgeons for a future subspecialty career in the fields of laryngology and laryngeal surgery. The program involves attachments with several laryngologists across a variety of clinical locations.

Clinical activities cover the breadth of laryngology with a focus on voice, swallowing and airway disorders as well as care of the professional voice. Funding is available via assist fees +/- a DLVP scholarship.

Candidates must be competent in the English language. Medical qualifications will be assessed by the Royal Australian College of Surgeons (RACS) and permission to practice will be reviewed by the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).

This fellowship is open to applicants from both Australia and Overseas.

All applicants must:

  • Have completed specialist training in otolaryngology, head and neck surgery
  • Demonstrate a willingness to establish or join a subspecialty laryngology service upon completion of training
  • Have some research experience and a record of high quality past publications (preferably first author)
  • Provide a list of their research projects/publications and specify their specific role in the research project

International medical graduates must also be eligible to obtain:

International applicants must have graduated from a medical school recognised by both the Australian Medical Council and the World Directory of Medical Schools (WDOMS). The above-mentioned eligibility requirements must be in place prior to commencing. Assistance will be given by the Dr Liang Voice Program to obtain these requirements. Note that some organisations will require payment of a fee.

After reviewing these requirements if you wish to submit an Expression of Interest to the program please complete the forms: EOI Form, Curriculum Vitae Pro Forma RACS and provide the documents requested to Program Manager, Ash Mathai at

We are currently in the process of amending the application process for the 2025 Fellowship and will provide updated details shortly.

Sydney International Laryngology Fellowship Position Description