IMPORTANT: The 2022 Native American Pre-Dental Gateway to Dentistry program will partner with UB's Destination Dental School program to combine virtual and in-person events AND now offer participants enhanced opportunities for Dental Admission and collaboration with pre-dental colleagues.
Saturdays, June 4, 11, 18, 25 and July 9, 16, 23 from 10am-12pm (EST) (7 sessions/14 hours total)
July 25-28, 2022 at the University at Buffalo, School of Dental Medicine.
*Students from outside Buffalo, NY should allocate time for travel of Sunday, July 24 and Friday, July 29.
**Native American participants will have an additional day of in-person programming on July 28, beyond the 3 days that in-person programming is combined with the Destination Dental School.
The application deadline for the Summer Gateway Program has been EXTENDED to 5/15/2022.
It’s ideal for anyone who’s every thought of becoming a Dentist or wants to know more!
Please see the 2018 schedule below to gain a sense of events planned.
The program is open to Native American undergraduate students, qualified recent graduates, and I.H.S. / Tribal Health Dental Staff interested in Dental School.
Program Costs are funded through the generous support of the tribal support centers United South and Eastern Tribes, INC (USET) and Native American Professional Parent Resources, Inc. (NAPPR). Subsidized costs include: Round trip travel to Buffalo, NY, supplies, housing, meals, DAT registration fees and DAT review course registration. Participants should plan for incidental expenses while attending the four day in-person program.
Joseph M Salamon, D.D.S.
Dental Services Director
Seneca Nation Health Systems | 36 Thomas Indian School Dr. | Irving, N.Y. 14081