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Jesse Brown V.A. Great Lakes, Chicago, IL / General Practice Residency (12 months)

Jesse Brown VA Medical Center Chicago, IL ;

  1. Program Contact Information ↑ 

      Program Contact:

        Program Director, General Practice Residency  Susie Chung, DDS 

        Jesse Brown VA Medical Center 

        Dental Service M/C 160 

        820 South Damen Avenue 

        Chicago, Illinois  60612 

        Phone (Work): 312-569-6661 


        State Program located in: Illinois 

        Associate Program Director  Julianna Shamoon 

        Dental Service M/C 160 

        Jesse Brown VAMC 

        820 South Damen Ave. 

        Chicago, Illinois  60612 

        Phone (Work): 312-569-6669 


        State Program located in: Illinois 


      Program Deadline ↑ 

      ADEA PASS Application and Transcript Deadline: October 1

      Program Information ↑ 

        What date will your program start on? 07/01

        Length of Program:  12-24 months

        Program Number: GPR726

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

        Does your program offer any graduate degrees or certificates? Yes

          If Yes, please list Graduate degrees or certificates offered: GPR Certificate

        Does your program participate in MATCH? No

        Estimated number of available positions for current application cycle: 4

        Does your program accept predoctoral students as externs (typically described as 1-2 weeks of voluntary, full-time, primarily observational experiences without formal educational objectives or affiliation)?:  No

      Program Description ↑ 



      The Great Lakes General Practice Residency (GPR) is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation.


      The Jesse Brown VA Great Lakes General Practice Residency (GPR) is a one-year post-doctoral dental program that is a clinically focused comprehensive hospital general dentistry program, providing training at a level beyond that accomplished in pre-doctoral training. During the one year program, residents will be trained in all aspects of dentistry except pediatric dentistry and orthodontics, including operating room cases, and management of medically complex patients.

       The objective of this Residency is to enhance the professional growth and development of individuals who truly desire to be exceptional primary dental health care doctors and are not satisfied with simple procedural mechanics. The residency is patient oriented and clinically focused.

      Program Requirements Part I ↑ 

        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: Yes

        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 results to ADEA PASS: No

        Must submit official INBDE results to ADEA PASS: 

        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: No

        Must contact program for additional requirements: No

        Must visit program website for additional requirements: Yes

        Additional Information: 

        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

        Must be a US Citizen

        Must be a graduate of a US dental school 

        The Jesse Brown VA GPR requires an Illinois state temporary or permanent dental license. 

        Applications must be filed through the Postdoctoral Applications Support Service (PASS)

        Please note: This program does NOT participate in the National Matching Service (MATCH) sponsored by the American Association of Hospital Dentists.

        For more information contact

        Susie Chung, DDS

        Program Director, General Practice Residency in Dentistry

        Dental Service
        Jesse Brown VA Medical Center
        M/C 160
        820 S. Damen Ave.
        Chicago, IL 60612

         Farhana Khan DMD


        Deputy Program Director- General Practice Residency


        Jesse Brown Veterans Affairs Medical Center 


        Chicago, Illinois 60612


        Interview schedule for the current application cycle: 

      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?: No

        Permanent residents must show proof of residency: No

        Will accept Canadian citizens: No

        Must have a limited permit: Yes

        Must have a U.S. dental license: No

        Must be eligible for state dental license: No

        Must have a valid state dental license: No

        Must be a graduate of: 

        Applicants without U.S. Dental Degrees: Will Not be Considered

        Eligible Citizenship Types: 
        US citizen, US permanent resident

        Additional Information: 

        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: No

        Must submit original TOEFL score report to program: No

        Must have foreign transcripts evaluated: No

        Must have foreign transcripts submitted to the program: No

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

        Additional Information: