Admissions Information

Admissions Information


Candidates must be graduates of approved dental schools in the United States or Canada. Columbia University Medical Center requires that all hired dental residents have either a US or Canadian dental degree. Otherwise, applicants cannot be hired.

Must have passed the Integrated National Board Dental Examination to apply

Citizenship Requirements

The Pediatric Residency program accepts candidates that are United States citizens, US permanent residents or Canadian citizens.

How To Apply

Prospective candidates must apply to the program through the American Dental Education Association (ADEA) Postdoctoral Application Support Service (PASS), via the PASS website. The application deadline is October 1st of the year prior to program start.

Residency Program Requirements

Application requirements can be found by visiting the ADEA PASS search engine 

Program Administrative Contact

Pediatric Dentistry Residency Program
Ms. Jacqueline Melendez, Administrative Coordinator
Columbia University College of Dental Medicine
Division of Pediatric Dentistry
630 W 168th Street, P&S Box 20, VC9-219
New York, NY 10032