Advanced Education Programs in Pediatric Dentistry 
New York University College of Dentistry
Department of Pediatric Dentistry
345 East 24th Street, 9W
New York, New York 10010
Phone: (212) 998-9435
Fax: (212) 995-4364
Yan Zhao, Department Administrator,

Program Length and Number of Positions

This is a 24-month program beginning July 1st. 9 positions are available each year.

Program Type

University and hospital-based certificate program


The program participates in the PASS application system and the MATCH placement process. A personal interview is offered to qualified applicants and is required for consideration for admission. See the PASS website for deadline and other related information.


See program's website for more information.


Program Stipend and Tuition

See program's website for more information.


  • New York University College of Dentistry
  • New York University Langone Health
  • Bellevue Hospital Center 
  • NYU Langone Hospital Brooklyn
  • Rose F. Kennedy University Center
  • Oral Health Center for Persons with Disabilities

Admission Requirements

Applicants must fulfill the following requirements to be considered for admission: 

  • D.D.S. or D.M.D. from a U.S. or Canadian-accredited dental school
  • Participation in PASS and MATCH (please see PASS website for current requirements) 
  • Personal interview

Program Strengths

  • A wide range of clinical, didactic and research experience 
  • Extensive hospital-based training
  • Opportunities to interact with and treat diverse populations in an urban setting 
  • Opportunities to address pediatric and public health concerns during community-based outreach
  • A full range of faculty with diverse backgrounds and training
  • Flexibility built into the program to allow for independent studies

Program Faculty

Amr Moursi, D.D.S., Ph.D., Professor / Chairman* 
Courtney H. Chinn, D.D.S., M.P.H., Clinical Associate Professor / Associate Chairman*
Lauren Feldman, D.M.D., Clinical Assistant Professor/ Program Director*
Amy Truesdale, D.D.S., Clinical Assistant Professor/ Associate Program Director*
Lisa Lian, D.M.D., Clinical Assistant Professor/ Predoctoral Program Director*
Linda R. Rosenberg, D.D.S., Associate Professor*
Ronald Kosinski, D.M.D., Clinical Associate Professor*
Nancy Dougherty, D.M.D., M.P.H., Clinical Associate Professor*
Dena Sapanaro, D.D.S., Clinical Assistant Professor*
Jill B. Fernandez, R.D.H., M.P.H Clinical Associate Professor
Alex Sheen, D.D.S. Clinical Assistant Professor*
Divya Khera, D.D.S. Clinical Assistant Professor*
Michelle Goldstein, D.M.D., Clinical Assistant Professor*
Rose Amable, D.D.S., Clinical Assistant Professor*
Alexis Cohen, D.D.S., M.P.H. Clinical Assistant Professor*
Ramin Kashani, D.D.S., Clinical Assistant Professor*


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School Profile


Program Type: Combined
Program Director: Full-Time
Board Certified
Program Faculty: 17 Full-Time
8 Part-Time
25 Board Certified
Program Length: 24 Total Months
July 1 Start Date
Program Accreditation: Approved
State Licensure:  
Number of Entering Positions: 2
Tuition In-State: Please see program stipend and tuition information First Year
Please see program stipend and tuition information Second Year
Tuition Out-Of-State:  
Salary/Stipend: Please see program stipend and tuition information First Year
Please see program stipend and tuition information Second Year
Application: No Fee
9/15 Deadline
Participant in National
Matching Service:
Participant in PASS: Yes
Only US citizens from ADA 
accredited dental schools 
US citizens from foreign dental 
schools considered:
Non-US citizens from ADA 
accredited dental schools 
Non-US citizens from foreign 
dental schools considered:
Acceptance Applicant Ratio: 1:10
Clinic Experience: Orthodontics
Conscious Sedation
Hospital Rotations
General Anesthesia
Operating Room
Oral Surgery
Infant Oral Health
Medically Compromised
Mentally Disabled
Craniofacial Disorders
Physically Disabled
Community Clinics
Public Health
Minimal and Moderate Sedations
Special Health Care Needs
Behavior Guidance
Didactic Experience: Courses
Case Conferences
Literature Review
QE and Oral Boards Reviews
Research Requirement: Thesis
Data Collection Project
Case Report
Teaching Experience: Yes Clinic Half-Days
Yes Lecture/Presentations
Facilities: 21 Chairs/Operatories
12 Receptionists
10 Dental Assistants
2 Dental Hygienists