Pediatric Dentistry

Advanced Education in Pediatric Dentistry

Advanced Training in Clinic and Hospital Settings

About Our Program

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HCMC is a mission driven hospital, caring for a diverse and underserved patient population. The Advanced Education in Pediatric Dentistry Residency program emphasizes clinical skills in a collaborative multidisciplinary environment where education takes top priority. Our residents develop advanced skills, learn the latest technology and procedures from dedicated faculty, and work directly with a diverse patient population in one of the region’s largest and busiest healthcare systems.

The 2 year hospital based Advanced Education in Pediatric Dentistry program combines clinical training and case based learning with a well-rounded evidence based didactic curriculum. The faculty includes board certified dental and medical specialists from Hennepin County Medical Center, Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare and the University of Minnesota. The program is dedicated to the preparation of board-certified pediatric dentists who will serve children and families in their communities using patient-centered care and will be effective leaders and dentists at local, regional and national levels. Serving this diverse population allows residents to grow in confidence and compassion, enabling them to become champions for community health.

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Salary and Benefits

HCMC offers a competitive salary and benefits package to all residents. Included are paid vacation, free parking, meal allowance, deferred compensation 457 plan, 24 hour work out room and more. To see a more detailed list, please check out the salary and benefits page.

About Our Facility

The HCMC Dental Clinic is located within the main HCMC campus in downtown Minneapolis. The Dentistry Clinic serves a diverse population, with a variety of services including general dentistry, oral and maxillofacial surgery, pediatric dentistry, and prosthodontics.

HCMC’s Minneapolis facility spans five city blocks and houses in-patient and ambulatory services, our Level I Adult and Pediatric Trauma Center, and numerous specialty clinics. We provide the full spectrum of care for patients, from primary care to hospitalization through rehabilitation.

The new state-of-the-art Delta Dental Oral Health Center opens April 2018!

Application and Curriculum Information

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Application and curriculum information can be found on the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry website (AAPD). Applicants are accepted through the Postdoctoral Applicant Support Service (PASS). The application deadline is November 15th. Applicants must be registered with the National Matching Service.


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Meagan McCabe

Advanced Education in Pediatric Dentistry Program Coordinator
Phone: 612-873-8513
Andrea Leyland, DDS Andrea Leyland, DDS
Advanced Education in Pediatric Dentistry Program Director
Hennepin County Medical Center
701 Park Avenue, Mailcode P7
Minneapolis, MN 55415
The General Practice Residency at HCMC is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA). Accreditation status: approval without reporting requirements.
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Current Residents

Andrew Richards, State University of New York at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine,