Length of Program: 1 year
Number of Positions: 6 for graduates of CODA-accredited dental schools
Financial Arrangement: UC Salary Breakdown
Interim Program Director: Dr. Reeva Mincer
The UCLA General Practice Residency Program is a demanding postgraduate certificate program with a major emphasis in hospital dentistry. Aimed at providing advanced training for the general dentist, this program is comprised of rotations that enable its residents to practice all facets of dentistry with the added advantage of working comfortably in a hospital setting and providing care for compromised patients.
The General Practice Residency Program motivates its residents to be continuous students and to always strive for quality education and self-improvement. With this in mind, the general objectives of the program are to:
Provide residents with the necessary didactic and clinical experiences that will enable them to provide state-of-the-art comprehensive dental care to the broadest possible spectrum of the population;
Provide advanced training in hospital and operating room procedures, including admission procedures, history and physical evaluation, laboratory evaluation, consultations, emergency care, pre- and post-operative care, and inpatient and outpatient surgery;