Immediate Internship Position (Non-Categorical PGY-1) available at University of Texas Houston Oral

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Immediate Internship Position (Non-Categorical PGY-1) available at University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.

One of our non-categorical interns was offered and accepted a residency position at the University of South Carolina OMFS. So we have an immediate spot for non-cat (PGY-1) position at the University of Texas Health Sciences. See below for details of the program.


If you are interested, please email an updated CV to Dr. James C. Melville

[email protected]

James C. Melville, DDS FACS
Assistant Professor
Oral, Head & Neck Oncology and Microvascular Surgery
Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
6550 Fannin St. | Suite 2237, Floor 22nd | Houston , TX 77030
713.790.4600 tel | 713.793.1229 fax
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The Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) will offer 2 non-categorical intern positions starting July 1st 2017.





Primary responsibilities will include the following:
1. Dentoalveolar surgery in an outpatient setting
2. Participation in the call schedule responding to consults for maxillofacial trauma, oro-facial infections, and additional emergent conditions
3. After-hour care of hospitalized patients

Educational opportunities provided by the internship program will include:

1) A comprehensive didactic program covering the entire scope of oral and maxillofacial surgery
2) An introductory History and Physical course
3) An introduction to outpatient anesthesia
4) Exposure to the operative management of oral and maxillofacial surgery disease and deformities in the operating room setting
5) Participation in a comprehensive trauma and rigid fixation course
6) Participation in a course focused on the evaluation of medical literature and a review of important publications (i.e. Journal Club)
7) Participation in Morbidity and Mortality conferences
8) Participation in an Ethics in Medicine program
9) Attendance at the Hinds Symposium, the largest regional OMS conference on contemporary practice in the Southwest US
10) A certified record of operative and didactic experiences

Interns will receive the salary and benefits of a categorical PGY1 resident.

The UTHealth OMS program is a full scope program that performs both core OMS procedures as well as head and neck oncology, microvascular reconstruction and esthetic procedures. We are the largest OMS program in the country enrolling 6 residents every year (3 four-year certificate positions and 3 six-year MD integrated positions) in the largest medical center in the world. The Department is composed of 6 Divisions covering 7 institutions supported by 11 full time faculty which will be expanded in 2017.

Further information about the program and its history can be found at:
https://dentistry.uth.edu/about/docs/lookingback1999.pdf

https://dentistry.uth.edu/about/docs/omsbook2015.pdf

Oral Surgery Houston TX, Oral Surgeon



The following documentation is required for consideration:

1) Graduate of a ADA accredited dental school
1) 3 letters of recommendation
 ( 2 of whom are Oral Surgeons )
2) CBSE score (if taken)

3) Dental school transcripts
4) Current CV
5) Supplemental UTH OMFS application

Applicants who are selected for interviews will be notified on Match day or the day after.

Additional information about the internship program and application material is available on our Department website:
About - About - UTHealth School of Dentistry under the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery tab.

Please direct additional questions to the Director of the Internship Program, Dr. James Melville DDS FACS : [email protected] or the Internship Coordinator, James Supak [email protected]
 
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