Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Division Overview

The Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery teaches courses related to physical evaluation of patients, local anesthesia and sedation, management of systemic emergencies, fundamental and advanced techniques of oral and maxillofacial surgery, and the use of the hospital by the dentist.

Residency Program

The Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Residency at the University of Connecticut is a six-year residency approved by the American Dental Association and sponsored by the School of Dental Medicine. The trainee obtains education leading to an MD degree as well as a two year Accreditation Council on Graduate Medical Education approved General Surgery certificate, and education in oral and maxillofacial surgery leading to a certificate and eligibility for examination by the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.


While on service as a resident, the trainee will be paid a salary commensurate with their level of training.During the second and third years, while the trainee is enrolled in the School of Medicine, full tuition will be paid by the resident. Financial aid is also available.

Salary Schedule
Program Year 1 – PGY 1 Salary
Program Year 2 – No Salary (Medical School)
Program Year 3 – July - December No Salary (Medical School), January - June PGY 2 Salary
Program Year 4 – PGY 3 Salary
Program Year 5 – PGY 4 Salary
Program Year 6 – PGY 5 Salary

Employee benefits are included while functioning as a resident. Residents are covered by the medical student health plan during their medical school training.

For additional information about the Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Residency, visit the Graduate Medical Education website.