Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago
This postdoctoral residency program in Pediatric Dentistry is a 24-month, hospital based program. There are two hospital residency positions available per year commencing July 1. Specific didactic courses are provided through Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine, however, the main focus of the residency is clinical training conducted at the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Childrens Hospital of Chicago. This program leads to a certificate in Pediatric Dentistry from Northwestern University.
The pediatric dentistry program has been planned in accordance with the guidelines for postgraduate education of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and is fully accredited by the American Dental Association's Commission on Dental Accreditation. Residents in pediatric dentistry receive clinical training at the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, a unique facility that offers a variety of clinical experiences for the student, including comprehensive patient management, behavior management, hospital dentistry, general anesthesia, sedation, pediatric medicine, growth and development, and orthodontics. Seminars and clinical practice instructions are provided in the comprehensive practice of Pediatric Dentistry and specialties of pediatric medicine as they relate to dental management of both well and medically compromised children. The student obtains extensive experience in rendering comprehensive dental care to the healthy, as well as the medically compromised child, with particular emphasis on physical diagnosis and coordination of dental care with medical or surgical services.
|Program Type||Pediatric Dentistry|
|Program Length||24 months|
|Application Deadline||October 1|
|Program Start Date||July 1|
Required Standardized Tests
No standardized tests are required for this program.
- Requires supplemental fee
International Student Eligibility
Applicants Without U.S. Dental Degrees: Will Not be Considered
Eligible Citizenship Types:
- US Citizen, US Permanent Resident
- US/Canadian Citizen, US/Canadian Permanent Resident
ADAT NOT REQUIRED, but will consider as additional measurement if submitted.