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University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine
General Practice Residency Admissions Procedures

General Practice Residency

How to Apply

The General Practice Residency program accepts up to eight residents each year, and seeks ambitious students from all backgrounds and life experiences regardless of race, sex, color, national origin or religion. We use a holistic review process when considering applicants by reviewing a number of factors including academic credentials, national board scores, experience, community engagement, letters of recommendation and an invitation only interview. We encourage those interested to apply by using the following guidelines.

Prerequisite Requirements

  • Graduate from an ADA accredited dental school in the United States or Canada
  • Pass the National Board Dental Examinations (NBDE) Part I. Applicant must pass the NBDE Part II before enrollment into the program

Application Requirements

Applicants apply by submitting a web-based application through the Postdoctoral Application Support Service (PASS). Through this service, applicants must use two different services: PASS and Match. The CU School of Dental Medicine will accept applications through either service. 

The application deadline is October 17 to be considered for the following July class.​

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