University of California San Francisco

Application and curriculum information about this dental school's postdoctoral program in periodontics.
Address: School of Dentistry
Periodontology Program
Box 650, UCSF
San Francisco, CA 94143
Chair Yvonne Kapila, DDS, PhD
(415) 502-4683
Postdoctoral Director Pinelopi Xenoudi, DDS, MSc
(415) 502-2755
Predoctoral Director Yogalakshmi Rajendran, BDS
(415) 502-2755
Dean (Interim) John Featherstone
(415) 476-1323
University of California San Francisco participates in the Postdoctoral Dental Matching Program for Periodontics
Application Deadline: September 1
Application Fee: $60 ($80 for international applicants)
Start Date: July 1
Accreditation Status: A - Approval Without Reporting Requirements
Number of Faculty Members: 30
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: periodontology certificate, oral and craniofacial MS or PhD degree option
Prerequisites: National Board Exam, TOEFL (for international applicants), dental degree (or equivalent), GRE (for MS, PhD), 3 letters of recommendation, upper 20% class rank
Tuition per year: $14,259 year 1; $13,400 years 2 and 3 (in-state); $26,504year 1;$25,645years 2 and 3 (out-of-state)
Instruments & Equipment: $15,076 year 1; $12,527 year 2; $2,842 year 3
Salary and/or Stipend: None
First Year Enrollment: 3
Ratio of Acceptances to Applicants: 1:10
Specific Training and Duration of each in hours: pathology 20; anesthesia 60; implants 180; nitrous oxide 20; IV sedation 180; other rotations 200
Hours spent in Clinical patient treatment: 2,600
Type of Implant System Taught: Branemark, Sterioss, 3-I, Bicon, ITI
Number of Implant Cases Completed per Residency: 70-80
Percent of Time spent in courses/lectures/seminars: 24%
Percent of Time spent in research: 18%
Percent of Time spent in clinical: 55%
Percent of Time spent in teaching: 3%
Clinical Setting: dental school
Associated Hospitals: University of California Medical Center, San Francisco VA Medical Center
On-Call Arrangements: on-call for 1 week at a time on rotating basis
Average Number of Surgical Procedures per residency (excluding implants): 200
Average Number of Cases completed per residency: 75
Research Requirements: yes
Residency Programs available in other Dental Specialties: oral and maxillofacial surgery, pediatric dentistry, orthodontics, prosthodontics, Endodontics, Oral Medicine, General Practice Residency, Dental Public Health

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