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West Virginia University / General Practice Residency (12 months)


  1. Program Contact Information ↑ 

      Program Contact:

        Department Chair  Dr. William Marshall 

        West Virginia University 

        School of Dentistry 

        PO Box 9407 

        Morgantown, West Virginia  26506-9407 

        Phone (Work): (304) 293-3549 


        State Program located in: West Virginia 

        Program Specialist  Franklni Hairston 

        Dental Admissions & Recruitment 

        PO Box 9407 

        Rm G110 Health Sciences Ctr. N. 

        Morgantown, West Virginia  26506-9407 

        Phone (Work): (304) 293-6646 


        State Program located in: West Virginia 


      Program Deadline ↑ 

      ADEA PASS Application and Transcript Deadline for the class applying for 2018 admittance: November 15, 2017

      Program Information ↑ 

        What date will your program start on? July 5, 2017

        Length of Program:  12 months

        Program Number: GPR676

        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 General Practice Residency please also visit your website at

        Does your program participate in MATCH? No

        Estimated number of available positions for current application cycle: 2

      Program Description ↑ 

      The West Virginia University School of Dentistry offers two general practice residency positions that are one year in duration.   These positions provide advanced didactic experience in the sciences basic for dental practice, and a variety of hospital-related clinical experiences not usually included in a predoctoral dental school curriculum.  In addition, experience is gained in the TEAM concept of oral health care delivery.  The resident’s ability to understand the disease process and to treat the mentally and medically compromised patient is enhanced and expertise is gained in providing comprehensive oral health care in the hospital and Dental Group practice environment.

      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): No

        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

        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:  $

         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 Information

         Required Number of Professional Evaluation Forms: 2.  Recommended Evaluators for the Professional Evaluation Form(s):  Restorative and Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery faculty members. For additional program requirements go to the program's website for more information:

      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: 


        Must be a U.S. Citizen: Yes

        Can be a permanent resident?: Yes

        Permanent residents must show proof of residency: Yes

        Will accept Canadian citizens: No

        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: 

        Additional Requirements for International Applicants

        Will accept foreign citizens (not including Canada): No

        Must be proficient in the English language: Not Applicable

        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: Not Applicable

        Additional Information: