Application Information | Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Residency Program | MedStar Health

Application Information—The MedStar Health—Washington Hospital Center Residency Program in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

To qualify for the MedStar Washington Hospital Center residency program in oral and maxillofacial surgery, the applicant must:

  • Have graduated from or be eligible for graduation from an accredited U.S. dental school or Canadian school
  • Be either a U.S. citizen, Canadian citizen, or have proof of permanent residency within the U.S.
  • Be self-motivated, disciplined, confident, and inquisitive with a willingness to learn and an inclination toward clinical and surgical practice with a strong academic background
  • Have passed part one of the National Board Dental Exam. If no numeric score is available from Part 1 of dental boards, the applicant must take the NBME Comprehensive Basic Science Exam (CBSE) administered through the American Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons


The OMFS residency program utilizes the Postdoctoral Application Support Service (PASS). Applications may be obtained by contacting PASS:

Phone: 617-612-2065 

Supplemental application

In addition to documents required by PASS, please upload to your PASS application the following:

  • 2x2 photo
  • Official undergraduate transcripts

The department also requires a supplemental application and processing fee. Please complete the link for the GME application. If any of the other materials could not be uploaded to PASS, you may include them in the mailing. You must send the following:

  • MedStar Washington Hospital Center GME application 

  • A check made to the MedStar Washington Hospital Center Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in the amount of $50.00

Please mail the above materials to:

MedStar Washington Hospital Center
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
ATTN: Residency Application Coordinator
110 Irving Street, NW
Washington, D.C., 20010

The Resident Selection Committee will review all applications and those applicants selected for interview will be contacted personally by a committee member. Interviews typically take place in mid-November or early December.


Final notification of selected trainees for the program is made through the National Matching Service. Please register by contacting them at:

National Matching Services Inc.
Phone: 416-977-3431

Contact us

For more information, please contact the Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Residency at 202-877-5380 or email us at

MedStar Washington Hospital Center
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
110 Irving Street, NW GA-144
Washington, D.C., 20010-2975

Phone: 202-877-5380
Fax: 202-877-5381

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