Prospective Students

How to Apply

Admission Requirements

Minimum requirements include:

The DDS or DMD degree granted by an accredited United States or Canadian dental school.

Successful completion of the National Dental Board Part I and Part II (if available) is required.

In general, applicants who rank in the top third of their dental class are competitive, with those applicants in the top 10% of their class being highly competitive. A 3.5 or better cumulative grade point average (GPA on the basis of the 4.00 grading system) for all previous academic work is recommended. Additionally, candidates should be able to provide evidence in their ability to effectively pursue graduate-level training in the field of anesthesiology and related biological sciences.


Applications for our program are through the American Dental Education Association PASS Program. Please obtain an application packet by visiting

Application Deadline

Completed applications are due through PASS at the date noted on their web site. The Dental Anesthesiology Residency Program participates in the National Dental Match Program. Rank order lists are due to Match by the end of November.


Invitations for personal interviews will be sent in September. Interview days for the entering class will be held on October 22, 2018.

Admissions Decisions

The program director presents the list of nominations for admission for discussion and approval by a committee of Anesthesiology faculty. The program's rank order list is submitted to the Match program. Applicants and programs are generally notified in early December of Match results.


Candidates matching the program are required to submit a signed letter acknowledging their acceptance into the program to the Residency Program Director. Upon receipt of their letter confirming acceptance, the incoming residents will begin the credentialing process for the Medical Center.


Any other information may be obtained by contacting the Program Director at the following address:

Bryant Cornelius, DDS, MPH
Dental/Maxillofacial Anesthesiology Interim Program Director
305 W. 12th Avenue
2131 Postle Hall
Columbus, OH 43210-1267