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Applying to the Program


The General Practice Residency in Dentistry participates in the Postdoctoral Application Support Service (PASS) for the residency application process. Please do not email or fax an application directly to the program. Applicants can access this material online by clicking here.


PASS program code: 711



The General Practice Residency in Dentistry participates exclusively in the Dental Match. Applicants can access this material by clicking here.


MATCH code: 7575


Important dates: all dates are approximate and should be verified by the applicant.

  • Dental Match registration deadline: October
  • Match Rank List submission: January
  • Match Results Released: January

Berkshire Medical Center's General Practice Residency in Dentistry requires:

  • Graduation from Dental School: We prefer applicants who graduated within 10 years
  • US Citizen, Permanent Resident, Visa: H1B visa transfers, or Resident status with EA card
  • Interviews are required
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) must be current to matriculate
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Passport style photograph
  • Resume or curriculum vitae
  • Personal statement
  • Successfully completed Part I of NDBE
  • Minimum TOEFL score: 90
         If language of instruction in dental school was not English:
              Minimum TOEFL combined = 90 AND
              Written = 25
              Spoken = 24
              Reading = 21
              Listening = 17

TOEFL code: 1661 


Once completed PASS applications are reviewed, qualified applicants will be invited to interview. We offer interviews on Fridays from November through mid-December.


Address inquiries to:

     Charles Nemser, DDS
     Program Director, BMC Dental Clinic
     510 North Street
     Pittsfield, MA 01201
     (413) 447-2781

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