Georgia Regents University Postdoctoral Program

Application and curriculum information about this dental school's postdoctoral program in periodontics.
Address: School of Dentistry
Department of Periodontics
1459 Laney Walker Boulevard
Augusta, GA 30912-1220
Program Director: J. Kobi Stern, DMD (full-time)
Phone: 706-721-2442
Fax: 706-723-0215
Email: jastern@gru.edu
Website: www.georgiahealth.edu/sod/AdvEd/perio.html
Application Deadline: August 15
Application Fee: n/a
Start Date: July 1
Accreditation Status: Fully accredited, 2004
Number of Faculty Members: 5 full-time; 3 part-time
Accept students not trained in a US or Canadian dental school?: yes
Length of Program in months: 36
State License Required: no
Degrees/Certificates Offered: certificate, MS oral biology
Prerequisites: Nation Board Exam Parts I & II; dental degree, 3 letters of recommendation +Dean's letter, class rank upper 50%
Tuition per year: None unless MS Degree
Instruments & Equipment: purchase $1,250 (camera)
Salary and/or Stipend: $6644 R1; $10,221 R2; $10,511 R3
First Year Enrollment: 2/year
Ratio of Acceptances to Applicants: 1:25
Specific Training and Duration of each in hours: pathology 0/60; anesthesia 140/60; implants 272/104; nitrous oxide 80/80; IV sedation 80/80; other-VA Hospital
Hours spent in Clinical patient treatment: 28/week
Type of Implant System Taught: NobelBiocare, Straumann/ITI
Number of Implant Cases Completed per Residency: 80-100
Percent of Time spent in courses/lectures/seminars: 20%
Percent of Time spent in research: 10%
Percent of Time spent in clinical: 68%
Percent of Time spent in teaching: 2%
Clinical Setting: dental school, hospital
Associated Hospitals: VA Hospital Outpatient Dental Clinic, Medical College of Georgia Hospital
On-Call Arrangements: residents rotate call on weekly basis
Average Number of Surgical Procedures per residency (excluding implants): 200
Average Number of Cases completed per residency: 30
Research Requirements: thesis, MS oral biology, submitted manuscript
Residency Programs available in other Dental Specialties: endodontics, orthodontics, GPR, pediatric dentistry, oral surgery, prosthodontics, AEGD

 

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