New York VAMC Program Information

Application and curriculum information about this dental school's postdoctoral program in periodontics.
Address: 423 East 23rd Street
New York, NY 10010
Program Director: Dr. Trevor Simmonds (full-time)
Phone: 212-686-7500, ext. 7021
Fax: 212-951-3378
Email: trevor.simmonds@va.gov
Website: n/a
Application Deadline: The VA New York accepts students every other year. The next enrollment is for the 2016 year, with applications due by August of 2015.
Application Fee: n/a
Start Date: July 1
Accreditation Status: A   (About Accreditation)
Number of Faculty Members: 3
Accept students not trained in a US or Canadian dental school?: No
Length of Program in months: 36
State License Required: Yes
Degrees/Certificates Offered: Certificate
Prerequisites: U.S. citizenship, undergraduate and dental school transcripts, national board scores, CV, 3 letters of recommendation, personal statement, VA resident application
Tuition per year: None
Instruments & Equipment: $2,000 (camera and books)
Salary and/or Stipend: 1st year: $56,076; 2nd year: $58,270; 3rd year: $62,962
First Year Enrollment: n/a
Ratio of Acceptances to Applicants: 1:6
Specific Training and Duration of each in hours: pathology 10; anesthesia 4; implants 100; nitrous oxide 0-15; IV sedation 0-15; teaching 300
Hours spent in Clinical patient treatment: 20-30 hours per week
Type of Implant System Taught: Biomet 3i, Straumann, Astra
Number of Implant Cases Completed per Residency: 100+
Percent of Time spent in courses/lectures/seminars: 30%
Percent of Time spent in research: 1%
Percent of Time spent in clinical: 60%
Percent of Time spent in teaching: 3%
Clinical Setting: hospital
Associated Hospitals: n/a
On-Call Arrangements: every 13 weeks, beeper call
Average Number of Surgical Procedures per residency (excluding implants): 150+
Average Number of Cases completed per residency: 50+
Research Requirements: participate in new or old research
Residency Programs available in other Dental Specialties: Prosthodontics, Endodontics, GPR

 

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