West Virginia University

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Address:HSN Medical Center Drive Room 1088 P.O. Box 9450Morgantown WV 26506
Program director:Marvin L. Speer D.D.S., M.S.
Department/section chair:L. Keith Hildebrand, D.D.S., M.S.
Predoctoral director:L. Keith Hildebrand, D.D.S., M.S.
Contact person:Kristi Martin
Program website:http://dentistry.hsc.wvu.edu/education/programs/graduate-programs/endodontics/
Application method:

American Dental Education Association Postdoctoral Application Support Service (PASS) and West Virginia University (WVU) Graduate Application

Application submission:Electronic
Application deadline:August 1
Application fee:$60 WVU Graduate Application Fee
Application website:http://www.adea.org/dental_education_pathways/pass/Applicants/Pages/default.aspx%20and%20https://app.applyyourself.com/AYApplicantLogin/fl_ApplicantConnectLogin.asp?id=wvugrad
Annual start date:July 1
Accreditation status:A1 (Approval without reporting requirements)
Full-time faculty members:2
Part-time faculty members:2
Full-time Board certified:2
Part-time Board certified:1
Volunteer Board certified:0
Accept internationally trained dentists?Only CODA accredited U.S. and Canada dental school graduates accepted but internationally trained dentists who graduated from International Dentist Program at a CODA-accredited U.S. dental school are eligible to apply.
Degrees/certificates offered:
  • Certificate/M.S. combined
Length of program in months:
  • Certificate/M.S. combined: 34
State license required?Yes
Must the license be from the state where the sponsoring institution is located?Yes

Refer to WVU School of Dentistry websitehttp://dentistry.hsc.wvu.edu/education/programs/graduate-programs/endodontics/ and PASS website http://www.adea.org/dental_education_pathways/pass/Applicants/Pages/default.aspx

Number of endodontic resident slots:2 each year/Total 6
Ratio of acceptance to applicants:20:1
Tuition per year:West Virginia resident: $10,008; Nonresident: $27,108 (as of August 2013)
Microscope:Purchase optics
Salary amount:$0
Stipend amount:$16,000 for third-year residents
Required graduate preclinical technique course:No
Percent of time spent in courses/lectures/seminars:20%
Percent of time spent in research:10%
Percent of time spent in clinical care:55%
Percent of time spent in teaching:10%
Percent of time spent on-call and/or in emergency clinic:5%
Clinical setting:Dental school/off-campus facility
Affiliated institution:West Virginia University
Average number of nonsurgical procedures completed per resident:300
Research requirements:Thesis
Residency programs available in other dental specialties at sponsoring institution:
  • Prosthodontics
  • Orthodontics
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • General Practice Residency
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