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How to Apply

The program is accredited by The Commission on Dental Accreditation and have been granted the accreditation status of "approval without reporting requirements." The commission is a specialized accrediting body recognized by the United States Department of Education. The Commission on Dental Accreditation can be contacted at 312-440-4653 or at 211 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611.

Admission Requirements

Graduate of a dental school accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation of the American Dental Association. Graduates from foreign schools may be considered for admission.

The program in endodontics gives preference to applicants who have had formal postdoctoral training or significant clinical experience after graduation from dental school such as a general practice residency or military service.

Applicants with high academic potential and exceptional personal qualities also will be given preference.

Application Procedures & PASS

Applicants must use the Postdoctoral Application Support Service (PASS) sponsored by the American Dental Education Association. Information and an application can be obtained by contacting:

Postdoctoral Application Support Service 
1400 K Street, NW, Suite 1100 B
Washington, DC 20005-2403  

Download the PASS application

Endodontic Program Code: ENDO25

Completed applications should be sent directly to PASS. 

A processing application fee of $95.00 payable to AEMC Department of Dental Medicine must be sent to:

The Maxwell S. Fogel Department of Dental Medicine
Paley Building, 2nd Floor
Einstein Medical Center
5501 Old York Road
Philadelphia, PA  19141-3098
Attention: Residency Program Admissions Coordinator

Admissions Summary

All applications must be received by PASS by their designated dates. Applicants will be invited for an interview based upon overall qualifications. Applicants should not request an interview. Admissions committees meet on specified dates; therefore, it will be necessary for invited applicants to be available for the interview on the date selected.

For the program in endodontics, notification of acceptance is made shortly after the interview process in completed. A deposit of $1500 is required for the endodontic program within 10 days after notification of acceptance.

The program begins the course of instruction during the last week in June.

Approximate Costs While Attending Program*

First Year Tuition (pro-rated) - Core Basic Science
Curriculum Payable to - University of Penn. School of Dental Medicine
  Books $750
  Camera $1,500
  Travel expenses to required educational meetings
Second Year    Travel expenses to required educational meetings $3,000
  Books $250
  American Board of Endodontics Written Examination Fee $525

Additional Financial Information

There may be partial reimbursement from the program, or from the institution, for attendance at select required educational courses or meetings. This is determined on a case by case basis.

Clinical instruments, supplies, and instrument sterilization services are provided by the program at no charge to the residents.

Eligibility & Selection

Einstein Healthcare Network's Graduate Education Committee has established a uniform policy for the recruitment and appointment of residents to all Einstein Healthcare Network training programs. This policy applies to all applicants to Accreditation Council on Graduate Medical Education (ACGME), American Osteopathic Association (AOA), Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA), Council on Podiatric Medicine (CPME) and Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistants (ARC-PA) accredited residency programs sponsored by Einstein Healthcare Network.

In order to be eligible for appointment to an CODA accredited Einstein dental residency training program, an applicant must possess one of the following qualifications:

  • Graduate of an institution in the United States that is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation
  • Graduate of an institution in Canada accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation of Canada
  • Graduate of an institution outside the United States and Canada who possesses equivalent educational background and standing as determined by the institution and program.
  • Advanced placement or credit by examination will only be granted by the institution in accordance with Commission on Dental Accreditation policies

In addition, Dental residents not licensed by the State Board of Dentistry must comply with the notification of training requirements as stipulated by the Dental Board.

Applicants that do not possess one of the above stated qualifications will be considered non-eligible for enrollment in an Einstein sponsored dental residency program.

Albert Einstein Healthcare Network sponsors H1B and J1 visas for residents entering graduate medical, dental, and podiatric training programs at its sole discretion. Candidates that desire H1B visa sponsorship should express that desire at the time of program interview. Only graduate medical candidates with USMLE or COMLEX Step 3 results posted to the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) prior to February 1 will be eligible for consideration of H1B visa sponsorship. Candidates applying to Einstein dental or podiatry programs will be considered individually. Einstein will indicate to candidates in writing Einstein's desire to sponsor an H1B visa.


Kizzy Outlaw

Program Coordinator
Maxwell S. Fogel Dept. of Dental Medicine
5501 Old York Road
Philadelphia, PA 19141
Phone: 215-456-6620
E-mail: kellykiz@einstein.edu

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