The goal of this program is to provide formalized microsurgery training in a systematic approach through didactic education, hands-on exercises, clinical observation and scholarly activity. This program aims to train future microsurgery leaders and to build long-term relationships with its trainees.
The curriculum will be tailored to each individual based on his/her learning objectives and learning efficiency. Trainings include didactic lectures, practicing surgical procedures on typodonts, pig jaw cadaver, and human cadavers with desktop microscopes, etc. The trainees will have a unique opportunity to observe standard and minimally-invasive periodontal and implant related surgeries, including periodontal regenerative surgery, guided bone regeneration, implant placement, etc.
For more information about the Periodontal and Implant Microsurgery Program, please visit Periodontal and Implant Microsurgery Academy.
Applicants select a 6-month or 12-month program.
APPLICATION DEADLINES AND START DATES
|Program||Application Deadline||Start Date|
|12-month Program||March 1||July 1|
|6-momth Summer/Fall Term||March 1||July 1|
|6-month Winter/Spring Term||September 1||January 1|
Prospective participants should apply directly to the Department of Periodontics and Oral Medicine, Dental Postgraduate Program in Periodontal and Implant Microsurgery.
The application must be completed before it is reviewed by the Program’s Admission Committee. The following items must be provided in the online application:
- The Program Application
- Curriculum vitae
- Official transcripts of all pre-doctoral and post-doctoral dental education. Official transcripts are required in the original language accompanied by a certified English translation.
- Certification of dental degree is required. A diploma from a recognized dental school in the original language accompanied by a certified English translation is required.
- Three (3) letters of recommendation. The letters should include an assessment of the applicant’s dental background, knowledge, character and clinical skills as well as the potential for success in an advanced dental education program.
- Personal statement on your interests in this Program.
- If your dental school instruction was NOT in English, you must provide documentation of English language proficiency by submitting TOEFL scores. A minimum TOEFL iBT (internet-based test) of 84 is required.
International applicants must be eligible for an appropriate visa to enter the US. International applications are required to complete the International Student Application Form. For questions regarding visa eligibility, please contact the UM International Center directly by email email@example.com or phone 734-765-9310.
Fees may increase following the School’s guideline.
If you are admitted to the program and you are not a US citizen of permanent resident you will need to submit financial certification documents in order for the University of Michigan to issue an appropriate I-20 for study. Do not submit financial documents now. Further information about the financial certification process will be provided to the applicants selected for admission.