The Oral-Maxillofacial Surgery Residency Program currently has a 48-month duration certificate program and is designed to complete the requirements of the Commission on Dental Accreditation for an approved advanced educational program in oral and maxillofacial Surgery. We accept no more than two residents each program year.
The program operates out of the UMMC School of Dentistry for outpatient care and the University Hospital for inpatient and outpatient hospital-based care. The program offers a full scope training experience, including extensive training in maxillofacial trauma, head and neck pathology, facial reconstruction, orthognathic surgery, preprosthetic surgery, temporomandibular joint surgery, craniofacial surgery, exodontia and other surgery as it pertains to the specialty.
The Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Residency Program at UMMC is dedicated to achieving the highest standards of performance in education, research and health care delivery; educating outstanding oral and maxillofacial surgeons in the broad scope of the specialty; being a leader in the development of innovations that will improve human health; being recognized nationally for our leadership in innovations; being committed to recruiting and retaining high performing faculty, residents and support staff; embracing diversity yet maintaining a commitment to work as a team; finding solutions to the challenges of health disparities in Mississippi and the nation; promoting the value of professionalism and life-long learning in all our faculty, residents and staff; and enhancing the reputation of our university.
Core values: Trust, integrity, teamwork, commitment to excellence, innovation and service.
To complete an online application, contact PASS (Postdoctoral Application Support Service) at www.adea.org. Our residency program also participates in the National Matching Service, and all positions are offered through the postdoctoral Dental Matching Program. Applicants are required to register for the MATCH.
More information can be obtained by contacting: