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West Virginia University / Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery



  1. Program Contact Information ↑ 

      Program Contact:

        Program Director  Dr. Bryan Weaver 

        West Virginia University 

        School of Dentistry 

        PO Box 9407 

        Morgantown, West Virginia  26506-9407 

        Phone (Work): (304) 293-2841 

        Email: bweaver@hsc.wvu.edu 

        State Program located in: West Virginia 


        Project Specialist  Franklin Hairston 

        Office of Dental Admissions 

        P.O. Box 9407 

        Morgantown, West Virginia  26506-9407 

        Phone (Work): 304-293-6646 

        Email: franklin.hairston@hsc.wvu.edu 

        State Program located in: West Virginia 


      Website:


      Program Deadline ↑ 

      ADEA PASS Application and Transcript Deadline for the class applying for 2018 admittance: October 16, 2017


      Program Information ↑ 

        What date will your program start on? 07/05/2016

        Length of Program:  48 months

        Program Number: OMS290

        Is your program located in an academic institution or clinical institution? Academic

        Does your program offer any graduate degrees or certificates? Yes

          If Yes, please list Graduate degrees or certificates offered: Certificate in Oral Surgery, more information is available at http://dentistry.hsc.wvu.edu/education/programs/.

        Does your program participate in MATCH? Yes

        Estimated number of available positions for current application cycle: 1


      Program Description ↑ 

      Program is a 48 month, certificate program which accepts one resident per year.  The program is part of West Virginia University School of Dentistry and the outpatient clinic is located within the same facility.  The program is also associated with Ruby Memorial Hospital which is a level one trauma center providing care to North Central West Virginia and the surrounding regions.  Residents gain experience in the full scope of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery with a strong emphasis on academics.


      Program Requirements Part I ↑ 

        

      Professional Evaluation Forms (PEF):

      The PEF is a traditional letter of evaluation. These evaluations are mandatory for every applicant. An applicant can submit a minimum of 2 and a maximum of 4 to each program designated.

        Professional Evaluation Forms (PEF)

        Professional Evaluation Form: Two
        Additional Information: 

        Program Specific Requirements

        ADA ADAT Scores are Required: No

        ADA ADAT Scores are Accepted but Not Required: Yes

        Must upload unofficial undergraduate transcripts to the ADEA PASS application: No

        Must submit Dental School transcripts to the program (in addition to ADEA PASS): No

        Must report GRE scores in the ADEA PASS application: No

        Must submit original GRE scores to the program: No

        Must upload a CV/Resume to the ADEA PASS application: Yes

        Must submit a photocopy or a notarized copy of your dental school diploma to the program: No

        Must submit Dental Admissions Test (DAT) score: No

        Must submit official NBDE score to the program: No

        Must submit a National Board of Medical Examiners (NBME) Comprehensive Basic Science Examination (CBSE) score. (OMS only): Yes

        Must submit a 2" x 2" photo to the program: Yes

        Must contact program for additional requirements: No

        Must visit program website for additional requirements: No

        Additional Information: 

        2x2 photo must be submitted electronically to franklin.hairston@hsc.wvu.edu


        Program Supplemental Requirements

        Must submit supplemental application to the program: No

        Must submit supplemental application processing fee to the program: No

        Domestic Applicants:  $

        International Applicants: 

        Other (Please explain)  $

        Additional Information:  $


        Additional Information

        Required Number of Professional Evaluation Forms: 2.  Recommended Evaluators for the Professional Evaluation Form(s):  Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon, and Dental School Faculty Member or General Dentist. For additional program requirements go to the program's website for more information:  http://dentistry.hsc.wvu.edu/.

      Program Requirements Part II ↑ 

        General Requirements

        Must have passed Part 1, National Dental Board Examination: Yes

        Must have passed Part 2, National Dental Board Examination: Yes

        Must have earned a D.M.D./D.D.S. degree, or equivalent: Yes

        Must have completed a one-year residency program: No

        Additional Information: 


        Background

        Must be a U.S. Citizen: No

        Can be a permanent resident?: Yes

        Permanent residents must show proof of residency: Yes

        Will accept Canadian citizens: Yes

        Must have a limited permit: Yes

        Must have a U.S. dental license: Yes

        Must be eligible for state dental license: Yes

        Must have a valid state dental license: Yes

        Must be a graduate of a U.S. or Canadian dental school: Yes

        Additional Information: 

        All residents are subject to a criminal background check prior to the start of the program. Residents are also required to submit documentation of required immunizations and successfully complete the Biomedical Responsible Conduct of Research (BRCR) online course offered by the Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI). Additional requirements for access to the hospital system may be required.


        Additional Requirements for International Applicants

        Will accept foreign citizens (not including Canada): No

        Must be proficient in the English language: Yes

        Must report TOEFL score on ADEA PASS application: Not Applicable

        Must submit original TOEFL score report to program: Not Applicable

        Must have foreign transcripts evaluated: Not Applicable

        Must have foreign transcripts submitted to the program: Not Applicable

        May be considered if graduated from non-ADA accredited dental school: No

        Additional Information: