The goal of the externship is to provide interested Pre-Doctoral Dental students or General Dentists the opportunity to observe Pediatric Dental residents function within the residency program.
Successful participants will to be able to see the day-to-day interactions of residents within a program and also evaluate their own compatibility with this specific residency program.
One week (Monday-Friday); generally no exceptions allowed.
Time of year
No externships are scheduled during the months of June, July, September, October, and November.
- Observation only
- Attend classes and lectures with First Year residents
- Attend clinic and hospital rotations
- Rotate in graduate pediatric clinic
- Attend General Anesthesia cases in the hospital (Friday
- No "on call" duty
Upon approval of the Assistant Program Director for the proposed period of the Externship, specific consent and immunization forms need to be completed prior to the visit.
Please contact Jean O'Finn for application instructions. PDF of information for printing here.
Up to two (2) externs can participate in a specific week. Preference is given to D3 dental students.
Please visit the Clinical Affairs Externship, Clinical Observation and Volunteer Opportunities page for application instructions.
Jean O'Finn: Assistant Program Director
Dr Rodney J. Vergotine
Class of 2013 Chief Resident, Denise Maniakouras
Class of 2014 Chief Resident, Patrick Whittington