New OMR Program

A new oral and maxillofacial radiology program has just been announced at Stony Brook University School of Dental Medicine. The program will begin July 1st, 2017. What does this mean? Typically this means that the school sees an increased demand for the field. If my personal experience hasn’t been convincing enough… this is basically a good sign.… Continue reading New OMR Program

Past Midterms

It has been a stressful couple of weeks, but I’m finally past the midterms.  Finals will be here sooner than later since there isn’t that much of the semester left.  This weekend will be strictly relaxation (with some casual material review of course).  The way I feel about it right now, I’m a couple of… Continue reading Past Midterms

Gaining Traction

Classes are quickly starting to build up over each other.  The momentum of the semester is gaining, and as any physicist would tell you, the momentum is accelerating.  Multiply that out and you have Force, which is measured in Newtons. Anyway, the semester is essentially jumping from one class to the next and all of… Continue reading Gaining Traction

Pathology, Physics, Biostatistics and What?… There’s more?

This semester is quickly starting to gain traction.  Between all of these classes I have a feeling I will start pulling out my own hair.  That being said, I am truly enjoying the residency and the learning experience. Honestly, there is so much involvement in radiology I am surprised that the dental model hasn’t been… Continue reading Pathology, Physics, Biostatistics and What?… There’s more?

Three New OMFR Programs

One program at UMDNJ has already started and over the next year, one at UCLA and the third at the University of Washington will open up.  This bodes very well for the profession as a whole.  It means demand is increasing and schools are becoming interested in providing coursework.  In addition, I heard that Baylor… Continue reading Three New OMFR Programs

Learning to Write

Part of my coursework is a class that discusses research methodology.  Essentially, it is the art of writing research papers and conducting research.  I have learned how to apply for grants, come up with a thesis and design a study.  Interesting, even if ultimately research will not be my area of interest.  At least I… Continue reading Learning to Write