Accreditation Standards for Advanced Education Programs in General Practice Residency states the following:

GPR Standard #2-12:

2-12 Students/Residents must receive training and experience in the management of inpatients or same-day surgery patients, including:

  • Reviewing medical histories and physical examinations
  • Prescribing treatment and medication
  • Providing care in the operating room
  • Preparing the patient record, including notation of medical history, review of physical examination, pre- and post-operative orders, and description of surgical procedures.

Mohawk Valley Health System provides training for residents through scheduled same-day (ambulatory surgery) dental treatment under general anesthesia in the operating room. The Dental Residency Program has reserved block booking in the Operating Room at the Faxton Campus on the second and fourth Tuesdays of every month for such cases.