How to Apply

Eligibility

Applicants who have completed dental school with a DDS or DMD from an institution accredited by the American or Canadian Dental Association Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) are eligible to apply for the General Practice Residency Program at U-M.

Internationally trained dental graduates are eligible to apply if they:

  • Are a U.S. citizen or U.S. permanent resident.
  • Have a US dental school equivalent GPA of 3.0 or above.
  • Have completed 2 additional years of a CODA-accredited dental program earning a DDS or DMD.
  • Have passed the National Board of Dental Education Part I and Part II exams.
  • Are eligible for a Michigan Educational Limited Dental License.

If you don’t meet these criteria yet are interested in advanced postgraduate training, please contact the U-M Internationally Trained Dentist Program at the School of Dentistry.

Applicants must be a U.S. citizen or a U.S. permanent resident to receive hospital funding for residency.

Applicants who are H-1B visa eligible may also pursue enrollment in this program. The Section of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery / Hospital Dentistry is unable to fund H-1B visas. For more about visa requirements at U-M, contact the U-M International Center.

The General Practice Residency Program is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination and equal opportunity for all people, regardless of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, height, weight, or veteran status.

Benefits

House Officer benefits are negotiated between the University Hospital and the House Officers Association. House Officers are eligible to select from a number of health plan coverage options, which include a prescription drug plan: health maintenance organization (HMOs), preferred provider organization (PPOs), and traditional ‘fee-for-service’ plans. Other insurance plans available include dental, vision, legal, long-term disability, life, flexible spending, retirement, business travel accident, MHealthy rewards and MHealthy wellness programs. Further details on plan coverage can be found at: http://benefits.umich.edu/eligibility/hoa.html.

Stipend

House Officer salary is negotiated between the University Hospital and the House Officers Association. The contract starting July 1, 2017 is listed in the table below. To encourage savings a ‘lump sum payment’ is paid in November of each year.

Compensation

Salary

FY 18 (7/1/2017)

  • HO I: $55,753
  • HO II: $58,821
  • HO III: $61,735
  • HO IV: $64,971
  • HO V: $68,289
  • HO VI: $71,755
  • HO VII: $75,325
  • HO VIII: $78,938

FY 19 (7/1/2018)

  • HO I: $57,147
  • HO II: $60,292
  • HO III: $63,278
  • HO IV: $66,595
  • HO V: $69,996
  • HO VI: $73,549
  • HO VII: $77,208
  • HO VIII: $80,911

FY20 (7/1/2019)

  • HO I: $58,576
  • HO II: $61,799
  • HO III: $64,860
  • HO IV: $68,260
  • HO V: $71,746
  • HO VI: $75,388
  • HO VII: $79,138
  • HO VIII: $82,934
Hospital Dentistry General Practice Residency Salary
Salary Table

 

Lump Sum Payment

FY 18 (11/30/2017)

  • HO I: $4,460
  • HO II: $4,706
  • HO III: $4,939
  • HO IV: $5,198
  • HO V: $5,463
  • HO VI: $5,740
  • HO VII: $6,026
  • HO VIII: $6,315

FY 19 (11/30/2018)

  • HO I: $4,857
  • HO II: $5,125
  • HO III: $5,379
  • HO IV: $5,661
  • HO V: $5,950
  • HO VI: $6,252
  • HO VII: $6,563
  • HO VIII: $6,877

FY 20 (11/30/2019)

  • HO I: $5,272
  • HO II: $5,562
  • HO III: $5,837
  • HO IV: $6,143
  • HO V: $6,457
  • HO VI: $6,785
  • HO VII: $7,122
  • HO VIII: $7464
Hospital Dentistry General Practice Residency Lump Sum Payment
Lump Sum Payment Table

 

How to Apply

The General Practice Residency Program does not participate in the Match. You must apply to our program through PASS.

Applications are due Oct 1st.

Please submit a 2x2 photo and include your name on the back of the photo, which can be submitted to the program at:

Program Coordinator
University of Michigan
1515 E. Hospital Drive
Towsley Center G1218, SPC 5222
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-5222