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The program participates in the Postdoctoral Application Support Service and the Postdoctoral Dental Matching Program. The application deadline is October 10, 2020. All supplemental information is also due on October 10, 2020.

Please note that in addition to the PASS application we request a 2x2 photograph for identification purposes. If a photo is submitted within your PASS application there is no need to send us a photo separately. Photos can be emailed to

Application information

Specific program questions may be directed to:

Robert A. Strauss, D.D.S., M.D.
Professor and residency program director
Virginia Commonwealth University
School of Dentistry
Box 980566
Richmond, Virginia 23298-0566

Phone: (804) 828-0602

Non-specific questions, or questions related to the progress of an application may be directed to:

Kristen DiLorenzo
Residency Coordinator
Phone: (804) 828-0602

Because of hospital policies and regulations, only foreign applicants who are graduates of A.D.A. accredited dental schools (U.S. or Canadian) are eligible for acceptance into this program.