The Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OMS) Advanced Educational Program (AEP) is a six-year combined OMS residency/MD degree program designed to fulfill the educational requirements of the Council on Dental Education (CDE) of the American Dental Association (ADA), the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (ABOMS) and the American Medical Association (AMA).
* Year 1, PGY 1/OMS intern: Non-Mississippi residents may participate in year 1 of the OMS AEP; however, acceptance to School of Medicine (SOM) for transfer to advanced standing as third-year medical (M3) student in year 2 requires:
** Year 3, M4/fourth-year medical student: Upon successful completion of the medical school curriculum and all other related requirements for the degree, such as passage of USMLE Steps 2CK and 2CS, the M.D. degree will be awarded.
*** Year 4, PGY2/general surgery intern, anesthesia: Must fulfill dual purpose of 1) a year of oral and maxillofacial surgery training required for ADA-approved OMS AEP; and 2) AMA-approved year of post-medical school surgical internship training for medical licensure.