Admissions Process

Admissions Process

SBUH Dental Anesthesiology Residency Program


For the residency year commencing July 1, 2021 the Stony Brook University Hospital Dental Anesthesiology program will continue to participate in the ADEA PASS program and the Postdoctoral Dental Matching Program, administered by National Matching Services Inc. (NMS)

Applicants can access additional information about our residency program by looking at our Division’s web page which is located on the Department of Anesthesiology’s web site

The Department of Anesthesiology is the final stages of developing this year’s brochure that provides an overview of the Department, including the Division of Dental Anesthesiology and the Dental Anesthesia Residency program. This brochure will be available in October, 2020.

Applicants interested in applying to the program are encouraged to visit our web site, call the program director if you have questions and consider visiting the program as an extern.

The application deadline through PASS is September 1, 2020 for the academic year starting July 1, 2021. Applications are not reviewed until September 2018. The applications are reviewed by the program director and two-other dental anesthesia faculty members. The three will determine which applicants will be offered interviews and invitations are emailed to those applicants during the 1st week of October, 2020.

All interviews and tours of Stony Brook University Hospital and Stony Brook Ambulatory Surgical Center are scheduled for Thursday, October 29 and Friday, October 30, 2020. The applicants will get a chance to talk with dental and physician anesthesia residents and physician faculty. The Chairman of Anesthesia, Dr. Gan along with Dr. Schabel the program director for the physician-based anesthesia residency program will talk to the applicants and answer their questions. During the tour of University Hospital, the applicants will tour the anesthesia department, simulation suite, library, emergency department, PACU and pre-surgical area. A combination of residents and dental anesthesia faculty will interview the residents.

Immediately following the interviews, the residents and faculty will discuss the applicants to begin the ranking process. The interview committee (residents and faculty interviewing the applicants) is interested in: the total presentation of the applicant, their academic performance, letters of recommendation, personal statement and interview performance. The applicant’s ability to articulate who they are and why he/she is interested and motivated to become a dentist anesthesiologist is extremely important.

Since the Stony Brook Dental Anesthesia Residency program participates in Phase I of the Postdoctoral Dental Matching Program, applicants and programs must submit their ranking list by Friday, November (Date to be announced) 2020, The results of the Match are posted on Wednesday, November (Date to be announced) 2020. If you decide to rank our program our Match ranking number is code #: 5899


All phases of the recruitment process, conform to the Policies of the Board of Trustees of the State University of New York and other University personnel guidelines. As an adherent to Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity plans, the University encourages applications to all positions from historically underrepresented groups. These guidelines are followed by the programs based in the School of Dental Medicine. The Office of Personnel has approved the recruitment procedure followed by the Department of Hospital Dentistry at University Hospital.