Health Sciences
2012-2013 University Calendar

5 Faculty of Dentistry : 5.7 General Practice Residency Program

The Faculty offers a one-year multidisciplinary training program in dentistry. There are 24 residency positions available; the largest postgraduate dental program in Canada. The program has 5 training sites: the Sir Mortimer B. Davis-Jewish General Hospital, the Royal Victoria Hospital, the Montreal General Hospital, the Montreal Children's Hospital, and the Queen Elizabeth Health Complex. The focus at the Montreal Children’s Hospital site is on pediatric care.
The GPR program offers advanced postgraduate training in all aspects of general practice dentistry. Residents are exposed to a wide variety of dental and related medical specialities. The program also includes practical training in oral conscious sedation and certification in Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS).
Selection of residents is based on academic standing and personal interviews. Applicants must be graduates of an accredited Canadian or U.S. dental school and be eligible for licensure in Quebec.
Candidates who have not graduated from high school in the province of Quebec must have successfully fulfilled the French language requirements of the Office québécois de la langue française before applying. For more information, please consult the following website:
Applications to the GPR program must be submitted online by September 30 (, program: Dental Residency, GPR).
Further details may be obtained by writing to the General Practice Residency Program at the Faculty of Dentistry, McGill University, 3640 University Street, Room B/15, Montreal, QC, H3A 0C7, or by email at .

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