Training Position in Orofacial Pain

Salary not disclosed
May 23, 2019
Sep 22, 2019
Damian Stewart
Oral Surgeon
Contract Type
Job Type
Full Time

Training position in Orofacial Pain

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Full Time

The Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Jefferson Health in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is pleased to offer a one-year training in Orofacial Pain, with the option of a second year.

This training program is offered through our innovative Institute of Graduate Dental Biosciences at Jefferson. The objective of the program is to offer individuals that have obtained their DDS or DMD, multidisciplinary training in dental education and clinical practice, enhanced with the study of biomedical sciences. Upon completion, graduates will be prepared to:

- Provide education in orofacial pain at a level beyond pre-doctoral education relating to the basic mechanisms and the anatomic, physiologic, neurologic, vascular, behavioral and psychosocial aspects of orofacial pain. Knowledge gained through course study.

- Plan and provide interdisciplinary/multidisciplinary health care for a wide variety of patients with orofacial pain.

- Function effectively and efficiently in multiple health care environments and within interdisciplinary/multidisciplinary health care team.

- Apply scientific principles to learning and oral health care. This includes using critical thinking, evidence or outcomes-based clinical decision-making and technological based information retrieval systems.

Each graduate will be equipped to teach new generations of dentists. In addition, the trainee will participate in the mentorship of residents, and students.

Completion of a US or Canadian Dental School (DDS or DMD)

Fluent in written and spoken English language.

Contact Damian Stewart at for more information. Please include your resume/CV and two letters of recommendation (including one from the Deans Office of the Dental School) with your inquiry.

As an employer, the Jefferson Enterprise maintains a commitment to provide equal access to employment. Jefferson values diversity and encourages applications from women, members of minority groups, LGBTQ individuals, disabled individuals, and veterans.

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