Residency vs. Job

D4's face a difficult decision upon graduation: do I pursue a residency or go straight to work? I have asked my colleague, Maria, to weigh the benefits and drawbacks of each post-grad option. Maria has the unique perspective of completing a residency-like clerkship during her senior year (Diamond Scholars). Having recently graduated, she now works…

Specializing in Oral Surgery

Interested in pursuing a specialty in oral surgery? Read below for an interview of my colleague, Dr. John McKelvey, who is entering his oral surgery residency this fall! He provides some great advice for dental students who are considering OS! 1. What general advice do you have for students interested in specializing in oral surgery?…

Specializing in Pediatrics

Interested in pursuing a specialty in pediatric dentistry? Read below for an interview of my colleague, Monica, who is entering her pediatric dentistry residency this fall! She provides some great advice for dental students who are considering peds! 1. What general advice do you have for students interested in specializing in pediatric dentistry? Volunteer, shadow,…