NYSADC Fellowship to Address Oral Health Disparities

Fellowships for the future leaders in oral health care

Passionate individuals committed to fighting oral health care disparities need opportunities to create real change. The NYSADC Fellowship to Address Oral Health Disparities provides the financial support and specialized

training necessary to treat people with special needs, especially those with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Rolling and flexible start date from July-December 2023

Who is eligible?

What to expect?

  • Full-time paid fellowship at PGY-2 salary grade in New York State
  • Placement at one of six academic dental centers in New York State inclusive of:
    • Columbia University College of Dental Medicine
    • Eastman Institute for Oral Health at the University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry
    • New York University College of Dentistry
    • Stony Brook University School of Dental Medicine
    • Touro College of Dental Medicine at NYMC
    • University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine
  • Fellows will provide direct patient care in clinical settings that specialize in serving people with I/DD
    • OR experience
    • Rotations through various dental concentrations (e.g., Primary Care, Anesthesiology, Podiatry, Neurology)
    • Exposure to many multidisciplinary and complex dental cases
    • Potential experience in Mobile Dental Van
  • Devote 20% of their time to teaching and/or research at one of New York’s six academic dental centers for the duration of the fellowship year

Post Fellowship Commitments

  • Following the fellowship year, fellows will commit to one year in practice settings of their choice in New York State with significant special needs patient populations and continuing their teaching and research responsibilities
  • Fellows may be eligible for federal or state loan repayment programs after the program is completed

Fellowship Application

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