Advanced Postdoctoral Dental Education and Residency Programs
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The Eastman Institute for Oral Health at the University of Rochester is unique among academic health centers in the United States: despite the absence of an undergraduate dental school, we have internationally recognized dental residency programs, vibrant oral biology research in the top tier of NIDCR rankings, and robust clinical services in most dental specialties.
We offer seven Postdoctoral Dental Education and Residency Training Programs leading to a Certificate of Advanced Study or a Certificate of Completion in the respective program. Several programs of two- and three-year duration offer an additional educational tract leading to a Master of Science in Dental Sciences.
Our robust clinical training programs offer residents the opportunity to gain practical experience in a group practice environment providing oral health care to a diverse body of patients. Residents working alongside teams of highly trained general and specialist dentists, hygienists and assistants, and other healthcare professionals. Residents also have the opportunity to participate in rotations, public and community health-related activities and additional supplemental, advanced clinical experiences developed by the programs. At the conclusion of training, residents are prepared for careers in specialty practice, as well as advanced general dentistry, research, and education.
The Postdoctoral Dental Education and Residency Training Programs at the Eastman Institute for Oral Health are accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation and have been granted the accreditation status of approval without reporting requirements. The Commission is a specialized accrediting body recognized by the United States Department of Education. The Commission on Dental Accreditation can be contacted at 312-440-4653, 211 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611 or www.ada.org.
Our Graduate Medical Education(GME) Residency Programs are designed for dentists who obtained their dental degree from a dental school in either the United States or Canada that is accredited by the American Dental Association (ADA) Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA). GME residents receive a stipend (annual salary) and are eligible for employee benefits.
These residency programs are designed for dentists who obtained their dental degree outside the United States from a non-accredited American Dental Association (ADA) Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) dental school.
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Correspondence regarding application and admission procedures should be directed to:
EIOH Admissions Office
Eastman Institute for Oral Health
University of Rochester
625 Elmwood Avenue, Box 683
Rochester, NY 14620 USA