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Application Process


There are two positions available each year in the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Residency on a competitive basis.

How to apply

Mayo Clinic participates in the American Dental Education Association (ADEA) Postdoctoral Application Support Service (PASS) and is a member of National Matching Services Inc. Each applicant to our program must be a participant in the matching service.

The Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery will submit a rank order list to the match and abide by the results by offering appointments to all applicants matched with Mayo Clinic.

The application form and all supporting documentation must be submitted by Sept. 15 of the year preceding the appointment date (approximately nine months in advance). The academic year begins in late June or early July.

  1. To apply to the program, visit the ADEA PASS website. Required supplemental application materials:

    • Curriculum vitae
    • Third letter (supplemental to those in PASS) — mail third letter only
    • Dental Admission Test (DAT) — original
    • National Board Dental Examinations (NBDE) — original
    • National Board of Medical Examiners (NBME) — copy will suffice
    • Official undergraduate school transcripts — necessary for matriculation
    • 2"x2" photo
    • Copy of naturalization certificate if not a U.S. citizen

    Supplemental materials may be mailed to:

    Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Residency
    Mayo Clinic
    Mayo Building, 12th Floor
    200 First St. SW
    Rochester, MN 55905
  2. All appointments are made through National Matching Services Inc. Candidates must register with National Matching Services Inc.
  3. Applicants considered for an appointment will be invited to visit Mayo Clinic for a personal interview with the program director and selected faculty. Interviews are conducted in November each year.
  • July 30, 2014
  • ART875262