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Application to the VCU Advanced Education Program in Endodontics is accepted through the American Dental Education Association Postdoctoral Application Support Service (PASS) program only. This applies to all applicants applying in 2017 to be accepted for admission in 2018. PASS opens for 2018 applicants May 22, 2017. The VCU Department of Endodontics application deadline is July 29, 2017.

Your PASS application will include the following:

  1. Personal statement indicating your interest in the specialty of Endodontics, including information about your experience and career goals (personal and professional)
  2. Current curriculum vitae or resume
  3. Official copies of dental school transcripts
  4. GPA/class ranking forwarded from the dean's office of the dental school attended
  5. Two letters of recommendation from individuals who can personally attest to your personal and professional qualities, including at least one letter from an individual who can discuss your endodontic skills
  6. The VCU codes are as follows:
    • TOEFL institution code: 5570
    • Department code: 38
    • IDP code: 4444

The following supplementary items are to be submitted directly to the VCU Department of Endodontics by July 29, 2017:

  1. $50 application fee payable to VCU Department of Endodontics with memo line reading "for application fee"
  2. 3x3 inch photograph

All supplementary materials must be sent directly to the VCU Department of Endodontics:

Ryan Brown, application administrator
Advanced Education Program in Endodontics
Virginia Commonwealth University
School of Dentistry
P.O. Box 980566
Richmond, Virginia 23298-0566
Phone: (804) 828-6083
Fax: (804) 827-1373
Email: rabrown3@vcu.edu

Application information

Further inquiries may be directed to:

Ryan Brown, application administrator
Advanced Education Program in Endodontics
Virginia Commonwealth University
School of Dentistry
P.O. Box 980566
Richmond, Virginia 23298-0566
Phone: (804) 828-6083
Fax: (804) 827-1373
Email: rabrown3@vcu.edu

Garry L. Myers, director
Advanced Education Program in Endodontics
Virginia Commonwealth University
School of Dentistry
P.O. Box 980566
Richmond, Virginia 23298-0566
Phone: (804) 828-6083
Fax: (804) 827-1373
Email: gmyers3@vcu.edu

Interviews

Interviews are by invitation only. Please note that not all applicants will be interviewed. Interviews are traditionally held in early August.

If an applicant has not received an invitation to interview by Sept. 15 it can be assumed by the applicant that he/she will not be selected for that admission cycle.

Candidates selected for admission will be notified by Oct. 15. All applicants will receive notification of action taken by the admissions committee from the program director by Oct. 15.

Application process if candidate has previously applied

Applicants meeting the requirements for admission, but not granted an interview, are encouraged to apply again the following year. Reapplication must be completed through PASS.

Virginia Commonwealth University
School of Dentistry
Department of Endodontics
Lyons Dental Building
520 North 12th Street
Richmond, Virginia 23298-0566
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