Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

Internship in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

A one-year internship in the Division of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery is offered through the Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery's division of dentistry. The program is designed to allow recent dental graduates, licensed in Illinois, a wide and intense exposure to the full scope of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, hospital surgical activities and both university and private practice. 

Clinical Education

The Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Intern will participate in all phases of the surgical services which include:

The Oral & Maxillofacial Intern 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 Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Residents at the University of Illinois at Chicago: Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery residency program.

Training Facilities

The internship year will be spent at the McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University hospitals (Northwestern Memorial Hospital, University of Illinois Medical Center, and Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago), as well as at the University of Illinois Hospitals and UIC Dental School.

Residency Appointment and Stipend

House staff appointments, stipends, and support are administered by the McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University.  Please refer to that site for information on current PGY1 stipend and benefit information.

Application Information

Interested applicants should submit their PASS application if available, and 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 Tracy Bannen.

Dotty Smith
Program Coordinator
Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
201 East Huron, Suite 246
Chicago, Illinois 60611
Telephone: 312-926-8363

Contact Us

For more information on the Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery internship, please contact Dr. Alexis Olsson at 312-926-8363.