Graduates of a U.S. or Canadian dental school are eligible to receive an annual stipend of $48,000 through the Office of Graduate Medical Education.
Graduates of a non-U.S. or Canadian dental school who are either U.S. citizens or permanent residents may be eligible for funding through the Geriatric Interdisciplinary Fellowship (GIF). This program runs concurrently with the oral medicine residency. For more information, please visit GIF.
Applicants that do not satisfy any of the above criteria are not eligible for a stipend and are required to pay annual program fees if they are selected for the residency program – those fees are outlined in the chart below.
In addition, all students should be aware of additional general fees. For the latest information on these, please contact the Graduate Dental Education Admissions Office at 215-898-5792 or by email.
|2013-2014 Oral Medicine Residency Educational Expenses|
|Room and Board||18,483|
|Books and Supplies||1,168|
Tuition Fee: Full-time attendance at the School of Dental Medicine.
General Fee: Includes access to University libraries, recreational facilities, and other University services not directly associated with specific courses.
Technology Fee: Established to advance and improve computer technology at the School of Dental Medicine.
Room and Board: Estimate which reflects an average off-campus residence, 12-month basis.
Books and Supplies: Estimated cost for required textbooks and supplies.
Miscellaneous: Estimated costs for health insurance (single person coverage)** external loan fees, telephone service, personal entertainment, laundry, and other personal items.
Instrument Mgt. Service: Required instrumentation.
Apparel Fee: Apparel provided as required in all laboratory and clinical settings.
Disability Fee: Covers the cost of the annual insurance for the incoming 2013-14 incoming students.
*Additional costs directly related to attending our program may necessitate and increase in the educational budget. In order to be able to borrow additional funding for equipment required in the first year, the educational budget for 2013-2014 ($108,721) will be increased by $6,500. This will allow residents to borrow additional funding, if necessary.
**The health insurance is based on single person coverage at the University of Pennsylvania. If you need family coverage, the fee will be higher and you may need to request a budget increase. Please contact Student Financial Services at 215-898-1988 or the School of Dental Medicine’s Office of Student Affairs at 215-898-4550.
For more information, please contact the Graduate Dental Education Admissions Office at 215-898-5792 or by email.