Periodontal Resident Recruitment Guidelines and Timeline

The Periodontal Resident Recruitment Guidelines are intended to streamline the recruitment process for both the program director and the applicant.

Program directors agreeing to the Periodontal Residency Recruitment Guidelines will verbally inform applicants of these rules and give a written copy of their signed Statement of Intent to each interviewing candidate.

Periodontal Resident Recruitment Timeline

Below is the Periodontal Resident Recruitment timeline for students beginning their periodontics residency program starting summer/fall, 2016:

Programs will invite students to a residency opening no earlier than:

Tuesday after Labor Day at 8:00 a.m. Central Time – Tuesday, September 8, 2015.

Programs will not require an applicant to give confirmation of acceptance before:

Wednesday after Labor Day at 12:00 p.m. Central Time – Wednesday, September 9, 2015.

Violations Procedures

The AAP Education Committee will handle all complaints based on the Procedures for Viloations to the AAP Recruitment Guidelines. Programs found in violation of the Periodontal Resident Recruitment Guidelines will be removed from the Periodontal Resident Recruitment Cooperative Institutions List.

Recruitment Guidelines Cooperative Institutions

Below are the names of institutions agreeing to work cooperatively with each other by signing the Statement of Intent and abiding to the Periodontal Resident Recruitment Timeline will be posted on the Periodontal Resident Recruitment Cooperative Institutions List after February, 2015.

Note: Several U.S. programs chose not to sign the Recruitment Guidelines agreement due to various reasons. The Recruitment Guidelines apply to U.S.-based, non-military programs.


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