Goals and Objectives
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.