Graduate Medical Education


Dental medicine


All applicants to the St. Luke’s GPR Program must:

  • Be graduates of a fully ADA accredited United States or Canadian dental school
  • Be eligible for a limited permit or license in Pennsylvania
  • Secure their own student visas through the US Immigration and Naturalization Service


The GPR Program participates in the Postdoctoral Application Support Service (PASS) for resident application. The GPR Program also participates in the National Matching Services and interview process. Interviews are required, and visits from prospective candidates are welcomed. Upon acceptance, a final transcript and dental school diploma must be presented.

Applicants who DO NOT apply through PASS or MATCH must send the items below directly to:

St. Luke’s Dental Residency Program
c/o Dental Program Director
Star Community Health Dental Clinic
511 E. Third Street
Suite 260
Bethlehem, PA 18015

Application Items:

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Personal statement describing goals and objectives for entering the program
  • Dental school transcript(s)
  • Dean’s letter of recommendation
  • Three letters of recommendation from clinical faculty
  • Scores from the National Dental Board Examination, Part 1
  • 2” x 2” photograph

For more information about St. Luke’s University Health Network's GPR Program, please contact:

Maggie Keefer
GPR Program Specialist