Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
The OMS residency is fully accredited for one resident each year for a four-year program leading to a certificate of residency in OMS. Interested applicants should apply through the PASS program and are selected through the MATCH. Successful applicants have at least one post-graduate year of residency prior to starting this program. A competitive GPA and strong letters of recommendation are essential. The residency consists of 32 months of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and 16 months of rotations on Medicine Surgery, Anesthesia, and electives. There is strong emphasis on academics and pursuit of the American Board of OMS is assumed. Information can be obtained from the Office of postgraduate education at the School of Dentistry.
One year OMS internship
The post graduate year of OMS training is designed to expose the student to a variety of experiences in the specialty. The year is filled with clinical cases of increasing difficulty to build experience and expertise. After completion of the year, the decision to specialize or not will be easier. Completion of the year does not guarantee selection into the residency program.