Department of Dentistry Craniofacial/cleft Orthodontic Fellowship

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General Information

The primary goal of the Cleft Lip/Palate and Craniofacial Orthodontic Fellowship is to educate and train an orthodontist in the management and treatment of patients with cleft lip, cleft palate, craniofacial and/or facial differences.  The fellow will work in conjunction with the cleft lip/palate and craniofacial team and will gain comprehensive experience and training in team focused treatment coordination.  This fellowship is only offered to graduates with a degree in dentistry from an accredited American or foreign dental school, and a certificate or advanced degree in orthodontics.

The fellow will receive a broad clinical experience in the following:

  • Presurgical and postsurgical orthodontic management of infants, children and young adults
  • Participate in and observe operative procedures
  • Formulation of comprehensive treatment plans
  • Interaction with team members to deliver a team approach with the highest level of care possible
  • Attend craniofacial and cleft lip/palate clinics
  • Participate in treatment planning discussions with peers
  • Attend various seminars such as literature review, weekly didactic seminars and complex case meetings
  • Provide clinical teaching to orthodontic and pediatric dental residents on rotation
  • Perform research in desired area of clinical expertise

Time, Salary and Benefits

The Fellow will work full time and receive compensation equivalent to a post graduate, year 7 at the hospital level.  This is a thirteen month Fellowship beginning on September 1st 2013 and ending on September 30th 2014.  The Fellow will be eligible for full time benefits and receive 3 weeks paid vacation per year.

Research

Development of a hypothesis in an area related to craniofacial anomalies leading to the publication of a paper at the Master’s degree level.  The fellow will participate in ongoing research projects.  Time for research will be included in the schedule.

Requirements for Acceptance

Applicants should have a degree in dentistry from an accredited American or foreign dental school, and a certificate or advanced degree in orthodontics.  Training in pediatric dentistry is desirable, but not required.  TOEFL exam may be required if English is not a native language.

Contact information

Leah Ledgewood, Cleft Lip/Palate and Craniofacial Program Coordinator

Email: leah.ledgewood@childrens.harvard.edu          

Phone: 617-355-6697

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