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Paediatric Dentistry Craniofacial & Special Care Clinical Fellowship

The Division of Paediatric Dentistry of the Department of Dentistry treats only patients that have a medical co-morbidity, dental emergencies or children who are less than three years of age with severe early childhood caries. All paediatric dentists on staff hold university appointments. See staff listing.

The fellow registers as a special student at the Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto and spends approximately half of their time with clinical responsibilities (treatment, consultations, on-call), and half of their time engaged in research.


All applicants must have completed a recognized program in paediatric dentistry or be in the graduating year of their program, be proficient in English, eligible for an educational license with the RCDS(O) and be eligible to obtain a student work permit from Canadian Immigration.


One year


The annual deadline for application is June 30.


Apply to Dr. Gabriella Garisto - Director of Education, at dentistry.fellowships@sickkids.ca, with the following:

  • Letter of intent, to be addressed to:
    Dr. Gabriella Garisto - Director of Education
    The Hospital for Sick Children
    555 University Avenue
    Toronto, Ontario, M5G 1X8
  • Curriculum Vitai and letters of recommendation
    In addition to your CV, three letters of recommendation must be forwarded under separate cover (one must be from the course director or head of your graduate program).

    Short listed candidates will be invited to an interview at SickKids. A final decision on the successful candidate will be made by September 30.



SickKids provides funding for this position. The annual salary is based on the PARO PGY5 level. Twenty days are provided for vacation in addition to statutory holidays.