Residency Field Experience
SDM PH 930
Dental Public Health students who wish to become Board-eligible are required to enroll in a Residency Field Experience. Students are encouraged to choose sites for the Residency Field Experience which are compatible with, and can serve best, their particular interests. The primary site for this activity is at the Boston Public Health Commission. The Residency Field Experience is designed so that Dental Public Health students enrolled at the Boston University School of Dental Medicine receive real world experience in the city's health department and other community dental programs. Students also gain experience in areas such as needs assessment, prevention programs, and policy development. Students are required to spend at least two days a week on this aspect of the program. 3rd and 4th sem.