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Philadelphia Veteran's Administration Medical Center / General Practice Residency (12 months)



  1. Program Contact Information ↑ 

      Program Contact:

        Dr.  Rachael Conaboy 

        Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center 

        University & Woodland Avenues 

        Dental Service (160)  

        Philadelphia, Pennsylvania  19104 

        Email: Rachael.Conaboy@va.gov 

        State Program located in: Pennsylvania 


      Website:


      Program Deadline ↑ 

      ADEA PASS Application and Transcript Deadline: October 15


      Program Information ↑ 

        What date will your program start on? 07/01

        Length of Program:  12 months

        Program Number: GPR665

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

        Does your program offer any graduate degrees or certificates? No

          If Yes, please list Graduate degrees or certificates offered: 

        Does your program participate in MATCH? Yes

        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 ↑ 

      Corporal Michael J. Crescenz VA Medical Center (CMCVAMC) GPR offers a 12 month program focusing on comprehensive dentistry.  Residents work as part of the medical team to provide exceptional treatment for their patients.  GPRs have the opportunity to treat their patients independently with consultation from general practitioners and specialists.  They are encouraged to learn and use the latest materials and equipment.

      CMCVAMC is situated in University City section of Philadelphia neighboring University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School of Business and Childrens' Hospital.  It is easily accessible from all major highways and public transportation.

      http://www.philadelphia.va.gov/about/dgpr.asp

       


      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: Yes

        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): Yes

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

        Must contact program for additional requirements: Yes

        Must visit program website for additional requirements: Yes

        Additional Information: 


        Program Supplemental Requirements

        Must submit supplemental application to the program: Yes

        Must submit supplemental application processing fee to the program: No

        Domestic Applicants:  $ 0

        International Applicants: 0.00

        Other (Please explain)  $

        Additional Information:  $

        Must submit via email or standard mail:

        1. 2x2 photo

        2. proof of citizenship (copy of passport or birth certificate)

        3. VA 10-2850D supplemental application form,  http://www.va.gov/oaa/docs/vha-10-2850d-fill.pdf


        Additional Information

        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: 


        Background

        Must be a U.S. Citizen: Yes

        Can be a permanent resident?: Yes

        Permanent residents must show proof of residency: No

        Will accept Canadian citizens: No

        Must have a limited permit: No

        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: 

        Eligible Citizenship Types: 
        US citizen, US permanent resident



        Additional Information: 


        Additional Requirements for International Applicants

        Will accept foreign citizens (not including Canada): Not Applicable

        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: Not Applicable

        Additional Information: