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The Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OMFS) preliminary intern is generally a candidate who did not match the Postdoctoral Application Support Service (PASS), applied too late or did not apply for the OMFS residency. The position is for a dental school graduate and would be credentialed at Massachusetts General Hospital as a PGY-1 resident with all the same privileges as any other PGY-1 resident. The preliminary’s primary role includes:
The OMFS preliminary intern will partake in all departmental didactic and teaching sessions, including crash course physical diagnosis and pathophysiology (renal, cardiac, pulmonary and neurology). Interns will gain experience in:
By the end of the year, the preliminary intern will have developed in-depth knowledge and proficient skills in the hospital, which will include adhering to institutional principles (Basic Life Support-BLS/Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support -ACLS), following universal protocols, and accurately documenting charts (history, physicals and admissions).
The preliminary intern will gain knowledge and experience in the following areas:
Interns will gain competency in diagnosis and treatment planning for common cases, including:
Interested candidates should complete and return the following items:
The intern will be proficient to help, teach, supervise general practice residents and students, provide knowledge of head and neck anatomy, surgical anatomy (access incisions, principles), and will have successfully completed surgical anatomy course.
Email Jared Katz with application and supporting documents
If mailing, return the application and all supporting documentation to:Maria J. Troulis, DDS, MSc., FACSATTN: Jared Katz, Residency Program Coordinator55 Fruit Street, WRN 1201Department of Oral and Maxillofacial SurgeryBoston, MA 02115
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