This twelve month clinical fellowship will train an orthodontist in the care of patients with craniofacial anomalies, syndromes, and associated special needs. The fellow will evaluate and treat patients at the School of Dentistry and at the C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital. This comprehensive program includes clinical, didactic, research, and service components. The fellow will work closely with faculty, other fellows, graduate students, staff, patients, and patient families to understand the interdependent nature of craniofacial care.

Eligible applicants must have completed their orthodontic training through an ADA accredited program or comparable non-US orthodontic program before the fellowship begins (Commission on Dental Accreditation: Policy on Third Party Comments).


To apply, please provide the following information:

  1. Personal statement including career goals
  2. Curriculum vitae
  3. Three letters of recommendation from dental school and/or orthodontic faculty, including the Chairman of Orthodontics
  4. Transcripts from dental school and orthodontic residency

Send to:

Dr. Katherine Kelly
Director of Craniofacial Fellowship
Department of Orthodontics & Pediatric Dentistry
University of Michigan School of Dentistry
1011 N. University
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1078
Phone: (734) 764-1080
Or by Fax: (734) 615-3171
Or by Email: dent-cfprogram@umich.edu

Applications for the July 2019 - June 2020 program must be received before November 1, 2018. Applicants will be contacted by the Program Director when their complete application has been received.