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  • Dental Endodontics - How to Apply

    The program is 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 or at 211 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611.

    Admission Requirements

    1. Graduate of a dental school accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation of the American Dental Association. Graduates from foreign schools may be considered for admission.
    2. The program in endodontics gives preference to applicants who have had formal postdoctoral training or significant clinical experience after graduation from dental school such as a general practice residency or military service.
    3. Applicants with high academic potential and exceptional personal qualities also will be given preference.

    Application Procedures & PASS

    Applicants must use the Postdoctoral Application Support Service (PASS) sponsored by the American Dental Education Association. Information and an application can be obtained by contacting:

    Postdoctoral Application Support Service
    1400 K Street, NW, Suite 1100 B
    Washington, DC 20005-2403 
    800-353-2237

    Download the PASS application

    Endodontic Program Code:  ENDO25

    Completed applications should be sent directly to PASS. 

    A processing application fee of $75.00 payable to AEMC Department of Dental Medicine must be sent to:

    The Maxwell S. Fogel Department of Dental Medicine
    Paley Building, 2nd Floor
    Einstein Medical Center
    5501 Old York Road
    Philadelphia, PA  19141-3098
    Attention:  Residency Program Admissions Coordinator

    Admissions Summary

    All applications must be received by PASS by their designated dates. Applicants will be invited for an interview based upon overall qualifications. Applicants should not request an interview. Admissions committees meet on specified dates; therefore, it will be necessary for invited applicants to be available for the interview on the date selected.

    For the program in endodontics, notification of acceptance is made shortly after the interview process in completed. A deposit of $1,000 is required for the endodontic program within 10 days after notification of acceptance.

    The program begins the course of instruction during the last week in June.

    What costs can I expect to incur?

    Endodontic residents incur certain costs of attendance. For year one only of the program, each specialty resident will pay a prorated tuition to the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine to attend the core basic science courses. The estimated cost is $15,000.

    The endodontic residents are required to purchase textbooks, laptop computers and a license fee for practice management software. Total cost is approximately $3,000. Endodontic residents are provided state of the art surgical operating microscopes at no fee.

    Eligibility & Selection

    Einstein Healthcare Network’s Graduate Education Committee has established a uniform policy for the recruitment and appointment of residents to all Einstein Medical Center training programs. This policy applies to all applicants to Accreditation Council on Graduate Medical Education (ACGME), American Osteopathic Association (AOA), Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA), Council on Podiatric Medicine (CPME) and Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistants (ARC-PA) accredited residency programs sponsored by Einstein Healthcare Network.

    In order to be eligible for appointment to an CODA accredited Einstein dental residency training program, an applicant must possess one of the following qualifications:

    • Graduate of an institution in the United States that is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation
    • Graduate of an institution in Canada accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation of Canada
    • Graduate of an institution outside the United States and Canada who possesses equivalent educational background and standing as determined by the institution and program.
    • Advanced placement or credit by examination will only be granted by the institution in accordance with Commission on Dental Accreditation policies

    In addition, Dental residents not licensed by the State Board of Dentistry must comply with the notification of training requirements as stipulated by the Dental Board.

    Applicants that do not possess one of the above stated qualifications will be considered non-eligible for enrollment in an Einstein sponsored dental residency program.

    International Applicants

    Albert Einstein Medical Center sponsors H1B and J1 visas for residents entering graduate medical, dental, and podiatric training programs at its sole discretion. Candidates that desire H1B visa sponsorship should express that desire at the time of program interview. Only graduate medical candidates with USMLE or COMLEX Step 3 results posted to the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) prior to February 1 will be eligible for consideration of H1B visa sponsorship. Candidates applying to Einstein dental or podiatry programs will be considered individually. Einstein will indicate to candidates in writing Einstein’s desire to sponsor an H1B visa.

    Contacts

    Sandy Garland

    Program Coordinator
    Paley 2 Dental Medicine

    5501 Old York Road
    Philadelphia,PA19141
    Phone:215- 456-7104
    Fax:
    E-mail:GarlandS@einstein.edu