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In observance of Juneteenth Holiday we will be closed Wednesday, June 19. This closure includes each of our Veterans Clinics. 

Our Emergency Department remains open 24 hours.  

Mental Health Emergency: Call Veteran Crisis Line at 988, press 1, or text 83255.

Application Requirements

All qualified candidates will receive equal consideration without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, politics, marital status, non-disqualifying or mental handicaps, age or membership or non-membership in a labor organization.


All applicants should meet the following requirements:

  1. Be a citizen of the United States and a graduate of a dental school accredited by the American Dental Association. (United States and Canadian Dental Schools)
  2. Meet the licensure requirements necessary to be licensed to practice in a state or territory of the United States, or in the District of Columbia. (Dental license is not required for PGY-1 year)

How to Apply

This program is a participant in PASS (Postdoctoral Application Support Service) of the American Association of Dental Schools. This program does not participate with MATCH.

To initiate your application to any of the programs participating in PASS send for an application packet from PASS at the following address.

1625 Massachusetts Ave N.W.
Suite 600
Washington, D.C. 20036-2212
1-800-353-AADS (2237)

  • Completed application to this program should be filed with PASS no later than October 1st.
  • Interviews will be granted to selected applicants during October.

Additional application material to be mailed directly to the program includes:

  • 2 x 2 passport photo
  • Dental school transcript


Please address your correspondence concerning the application process to:                    

George M. Gibson, DDS
Director Advanced Education in General Dentistry

VA Medical Center 700 19th Street South
Birmingham, Alabama 35233



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