Externship Program

Externship in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery                                                

University of Toronto

This selective program allows undergraduate dental students from across the country the opportunity to live the life of a junior Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery resident. It is offered at the Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto in the OMFS Program and its affiliated teaching hospitals.

The OMFS Externship will be available for 2 students at one time to spend 2 weeks rotating through: Mount Sinai Hospital, Sunnybrook Hospital, Humber River Hospital. Successful candidates will attend the operating rooms, assist in surgery and participate in clinics and rounds. Didactic work and preparation will be expected for daily rounds, seminars or presentations.

There will only be 4 eligible rotations in 2019: June 17-28, July 15-26, July 29 to August 9, August 12-23.

If you are a DDS student at any ADA/CDA recognized program, you are eligible. Candidates in their 2nd or 3rd year of a DDS programs are encouraged to apply and we want to strongly encourage the application of women to participate. Deadline for application is April 1, 2019. Successful candidates will be contacted before April 15, 2019.

Two letters of recommendation will be required showing evidence of a desire for OMFS studies and the capacity to participate in a strenuous and challenging environment. Candidates are asked to request their preferred rotation time and we will attempt to best accommodate this.

Application fee: $50

Administrative cost: $400 ($200 for current U of T DDS students)

To access the application form, please click here.