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Salary & Benefits

General Practice Residency in Dentistry

Salary & Benefits

The residency begins on July 1st and is completed June 30th of the following year. Residents were paid an annual stipend of approximately $54,000 per annum last year. Other benefits include:

  • Medical Insurance
  • Group Life Insurance
  • 15 days leave
  • 10 Federal holidays
  • Educational leave by prior arrangement
  • Scrubs and free parking

During off-service rotations, residents must adhere to the policies and work schedules of the services they are assigned. They will be under the direct supervision of the attending staff and chief resident.

Residents are expected to treat Veteran patients in a respectful and compassionate manner and relate well to their fellow co-workers. Appropriate dress and appearance is required for all activities associated with the program.

Formal evaluations of the residents are conducted quarterly by the attending staff. A certificate is awarded by the Department of Veterans Affairs after satisfactory performance, timely attendance and favorable recommendation of the attending staff and the program director.