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Application Process

Dental Residency Program

If you have any questions or would like to inquire further about the program, please contact Dr. Brysh.
L. Stanley Brysh, DMD, FAAHD, DABSCD
Chair, Department of Dentistry
Director, Max W. Pohle Dental Clinic
Director, General Practice Residency
(608) 417-6500

Application Process

A residency certificate is awarded to the graduates at the annual program banquet in June. Application to the program must be made through the PASS program. The PASS application deadline is November 1 and all supplemental application materials must be received in the Dental Clinic by November 15. Final resident selection is made through the Postdoctoral Dental Matching Program.
Please note that application materials are available through the ADEA Web site.

Criteria for Resident Selection
The Meriter Hospital GPR Selections Committee evaluates the following criteria to establish an applicant's suitability for the residency program:

  • Grade point average
  • Class rank
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Applicant essay
  • Extracurricular activities
  • Resident interview

Non-Discriminatory Policy
Meriter Health Services will effect all personnel transactions without discrimination and will ensure equal treatment of employees regardless of sex, race, religion, color, national origin or ancestry, age, disability, marital status, source of income, arrest record or conviction record, less than honorable discharge, veteran status, physical appearance, sexual orientation, political beliefs or fact that such person is a student as defined in the City of Madison Equal Opportunities Ordinance.

Salary and Benefits
The current annual salary for Dental Residents at Meriter Hospital is $43,000. Residents receive full benefits as hospital employees, including:

  • Health and dental insurance at a reduced rate
  • Malpractice insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Tax-deferred annuity programs
  • Use of an exercise facility
  • Other benefits
  • Residents also receive two weeks paid vacation