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Ortho Fellowship Application Process


All applicants must be eligible for a NYS dental license and have completed a ​US/Canadian accredited orthodontic residency.

The application can be completed either online or on a PDF that can be printed and mailed.

Online application: via Google Forms 

Downloadable application: here.

In addition, the follow items can be emailed to

  • Recent passport-style photograph

  • A current CV

  • Copy of dental school diploma

  • A personal statement (300 word minimum, 1000 word maximum) regarding your interest in our fellowship

The following materials MUST be mailed to address below (copies of ​​your letters may be emailed, but originals are required for a complete application)

  • Three letters of recommendation, one of which should be your orthodontic program director. If you have not graduated, the director letter must include the expected completion date of your ortho residency

All materials should be mailed to:

  • Timothy Levine, DMD
    Craniofacial Orthodontic Fellowship Program
    Jacobi Medical Center, Dept of Dentistry/OMFS
    1400 Pelham Parkway S
    Building 1, Suite 3NE1
    Bronx NY 10461

Selection criteria:

Fellows will be selected on the basis of evidence of desire to pursue training in advanced orthodontics. Strong academic history and letters of recommendations from orthodontic faculty, with special emphasis on interest in complex orthodontic diagnosis and treatment planning and multidisciplinary care are important. A personal statement reflective of a sincere motivation and rationale, as well as future professional ambitions in the field of Craniofacial and Special-Needs Orthodontics is critical.

Non-discrimination policy:

Jacobi Orthodontics, Jacobi Medical Center Department of Dentistry/OMFS, Jacobi Medical Center and NYC H+H adhere to strict non-discrimination policies for both educational applicants and patients. All eligible candidates applying to the Craniofacial and Special Needs Orthodontic Fellowship will be evaluated purely on their experiences, attributes, and academic preparation. There is no discrimination based on professional degree(s). Each applicant is reviewed thoroughly and fairly. Applicants with reported incidents on their application, including institutional or criminal actions, will have a full opportunity to explain the circumstances. 

Any inquiries regarding the fellowship should be directed to 

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