The fellowship begins on July 1 and ends on June 30 of the following year.
Usually three fellows are accepted every year.
Interviews will take place in late January and early February for the program that starts July 1 of the same year.
There is no tuition charged for the fellowship, and the only required fee is $119.00 for a one year parking permit (price subject to change at the start of each academic year). Fellows are paid a salary as listed on the Salary/Benefits page.
No. The fellowship uses its own internal application system as listed on the Admissions page and does not use MATCH or PASS.
Yes. Fellows will typically place 50 or more implants during the program, and spend a considerable amount of time restoring existing implants placed by previous fellows.
Fellows are responsible for comprehensive care of assigned patients. Issues differ from patient to patient, but as a general rule of thumb, if you have interest in a specific area, you will most likely have the opportunity to experience it, according to your clinical abilities and motivation.
Yes. We have an abundance of patients who present with interesting and complex medical and dental histories.
Yes. All SIU School of Dental Medicine clinics utilize digital radiography.
Informal visits are sometimes possible on a case by case basis, depending on faculty schedules. Please contact Ms. Rachel Garrett in the Office of Graduate Programs for more information.
In addition to meeting the requirements listed on the Admissions page, you must: 1) be either a U.S. citizen or U.S. permanent resident (possess a green card), and 2) be eligible for Illinois Residency.