To prepare the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery residents to be qualified in the special skills and expertise necessary to practice the full scope of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in their community.
- To be trained to perform history and physical examinations in order to properly evaluate patients prior to any surgical or anesthetic procedure.
- To be in compliance with the ADA’s standard on Advanced Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery residency programs.
- To incorporate and integrate the biomedical sciences along with essential non-clinical information (infection control, risk management, quality assurance, etc.) into effective clinical patient management.
- To prepare residents to be clinically capable with sufficient knowledge to sit for certification by the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.
- To be competent and knowledgeable in the applied clinical sciences of anesthesia, surgery, and medicine and their direct impact on quality patient care.
- To be competent and knowledgeable in pain assessment and pain control.
- To instill in the residents a spirit of continuous lifelong educational commitment and scholarly activity in order to advance and enhance their Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery knowledge base.