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GPR Program Overview
The Department of Dentistry/OMFS of Jacobi Medical Center (JMC) and North Central Bronx Hospital (NCBH) offers a year General Practice Residency Training program with an optional second year. The program includes outpatient and inpatient care. There are currently 10 PGY 1 positions and one PGY 2 position. The facilities at both JMC and NCBH afford an excellent opportunity to learn and practice all phases of dentistry under the supervision of highly accomplished practitioners. Both sites offer digital radiographs, a computerized recordkeeping system and rotary endodontics. In addition, JMC offers laser dentistry, cone beam technology and the opportunity to place implants.
The JMC campus is the primary site utilized for emergency care, OMFS training, and operating room experience. It is home to a state of the art dental center comprising 12 operatories and 2 ambulatory surgery suites. The dental center is the primary site for comprehensive ambulatory dental care of adults and children. With the Albert Einstein College of Medicine as its academic partner and sponsor of its forty-plus residency training programs, Jacobi Medical Center offers numerous centers of excellence in patient care and education.
Residents will rotate through the Rose F. Kennedy Center of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine (AECOM). This rotation affords the opportunity to provide care to individuals with developmental disabilities. The dental center at RFK is a state of the art facility providing comprehensive special needs care.
The rotation in the Adult Comprehensive Services (ACS) clinic affords residents an opportunity to manage the medical and dental health of an immunocompromised population.
NCBH is home to a state of the art dental clinic with 11 operatories and two ambulatory surgery suites. Residents spend equal amounts of time at JMC and NCBH. The faculty rotates between each facility.
JMC also maintains a Dental Public Health Residency Training Program.
During this year of training residents are exposed to the following spectrum of procedures including but not limited to:
Restorative and Cosmetic
Implant Restoration (fixed, removable and hybrid)
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Periodontics (including surgery)
There is a wide-ranging didactic program that will increase the dental knowledge of residents at a post-graduate level. Lectures are held most mornings and some evenings. Instruction is provided in all dental specialties in addition to treatment planning conferences, practice management, literature review, care of medically compromised patients and quality assurance meetings. BLS and ACLS are taken with the medical residents during orientation.
Located on tree-lined Pelham Parkway and across the street from AECOM, JMC serves the community in this urban landscaped area of the Bronx. The program is designed to provide diverse clinical experiences for the GP resident in an atmosphere of collaboration, education, and growth. Successful graduates will be prepared for private practice and /or further postgraduate training. NYS licensure is available to successful graduates of the program.