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Internship in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

A one-year Internship in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery is designed to allow recent dental graduates, licensed in Illinois, a wide and intense exposure to the full scope of the field, to hospital surgical activities and to both university and private practice.


Interns will participate in all phases of the surgical services, which include in-patient and out-patient management, Level 1 trauma, dentoalveolar surgery, orthognathic and reconstructive surgery, surgical pathology and implant surgery. They will function at a PGY-1 level with on-call duties and opportunities for operating room cases. The interns will also participate in the didactic programs that serve the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Residency Program. The internship year will be spent at the McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University hospitals (Northwestern Memorial Hospital and Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, as well as at the UIC dental school and hospitals.

 Appointments & Benefits

Housestaff appointments, stipends and support are administered by the McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University. Please refer to that site for information on current PGY-1 stipend and benefit information.


 How to Apply

Interested applicants should submit their PASS application if available, as well as curriculum vitae, most recent dental school transcript, national dental board scores (Part I and II), three letters of recommendation and a letter of intent to the Dental Manager.

Dental Manager
Internship Coordinator
Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
201 E. Huron St., Suite 246
Chicago, IL 60611

 Why Northwestern?

why-nu-360x360.pngHousestaff training through McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University provides diverse and challenging clinical experiences and world-class education located in the heart of the beautiful city of Chicago. Learn more via the links to the McGaw website below.

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For more information, please contact Alexis B. Olsson, DDS, at 312-926-8363 or

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