Program Director, General Practice Residency (GPR) in Dental Medicine

Northwell Health
New Hyde Park, New York
Competitive salary, benefits package, and eligibility for tuition reimbursement
Closing date
Jan 22, 2023

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Northwell Health is seeking a Program Director for its

General Practice Residency (GPR) in Dental Medicine
at Long Island Jewish Medical Center and North Shore University Hospital


Northwell Health Division of General Dentistry is a premier clinical and academic department comprised of hospital-based faculty and a growing network of community providers and multidisciplinary oral health professionals. Northwell Health, New York State’s largest health care provider and private employer, is a dynamic place to practice and maintains a true dedication to its academic mission. We value insights and education from thought-leaders to ensure quality, compassionate care while maintaining a focus on innovation, research, and education.


The Division of General Dentistry in the Department of Dental Medicine at Northwell Health, in conjunction with the Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell, is seeking a visionary dental leader to join its team as the head of its general practice residency in dental medicine, with program sites at Long Island Jewish Medical Center in New Hyde Park, NY, and North Shore University Hospital in Manhasset, NY.  Academic rank in the Zucker School of Medicine will be commensurate with experience, and candidates will be expected to participate in and lead the training of residents. 


The successful candidate will be expected to demonstrate excellence in leadership and experience in all aspects of general dentistry appropriate for an academic tertiary care level. Commitment to and interest in academic scholarship and collaborative research initiatives are essential for this position.  Faculty practice opportunities available.


Required qualifications:

  • DDS or DMD Degree from an accredited dental school Completion of General Practice Residency (GPR) or Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD), additional specialty certifications will be considered Currently licensed as a dentist in the state of New York Familiarity and experience with Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) requirements Outstanding communication and management skills and an ability to work collaboratively with medical staff, hospital management, and residents Previous division, department, or residency program leadership and demonstrated research expertise Must possess recent experience in generally accepted and currently used methods and techniques and strong clinical proficiency, including implant dentistry and care for medically complex patients


Why choose us?

Northwell Health includes 23 award-winning hospitals and more than 750 community-based practice locations throughout Long Island, Manhattan, Queens, Brooklyn, Staten Island, and Westchester. All candidates will receive competitive salaries, a comprehensive benefits package, and eligibility for tuition reimbursement.  Physicians will be employed as members of Northwell Physician Partners, the fifth largest medical group in the country.  Academic Appointment to Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell is commensurate with credentials and experience.  Candidate will enjoy a highly competitive guaranteed salary with lucrative Incentive-based compensation structure, with possibilities for a Generous Sign-on/Retention Bonus.



We work towards our mission to raise health for all populations, to contribute to society via research, and to extend and improve the lives of the patients we serve. Candidates interested in advancing the clinical and academic productivity and goals of Northwell Health Department of Dental Medicine should send their CV to the Office of Physician Recruitment, Northwell Health:





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