Special Fiscal Year 2011 Coverage

Though signs of economic recovery are slowing emerging in some sectors, academic dental institutions across the United States and Canada are still dealing with the repercussions of the financial meltdown. Some institutions have seen slight improvements in endowments and investments, but this number is dwarfed by the institutions affected by cuts to funding.

Allied Dental Education Leaders Discuss Guiding Principles

The two-day 2010 ADEA Invitational Allied Dental Education Summit was held Colorado. The summit goals were twofold: to identify competencies related to addressing the oral health care needs of underserved populations and to make recommendations to refine and strengthen the draft document "ADEA Guiding Principles on the Education of New Oral Health Professionals."

Call for Nominations for ADEA President-elect(3)

All ADEA members are invited to nominate candidates for the Association's 2011-12 President-elect. The ADEA Nominating Committee consists of the ADEA Immediate Past President, Dr. Ronald J. Hunt, and the seven ADEA Vice Presidents.

Crisis in California: Keeping Priorities Straight

While schools across the country face tough economic times, the situation has been particularly challenging at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) School of Dentistry. The state of California is facing unprecedented funding shortages, and s a state school, UCSF feels the impact through reduced direct support and the elimination of state programs.

Dr. Simmon's Elective Has Staying Power Within the Community

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHSCH) Dental Branch offers a one-semester elective officially named "Safety Net Dental Clinic." Students work one Saturday morning a month at the San Jose Clinic, where the patients are usually children and always have one thing in common: no health insurance, not even Medicaid.

Final Call for Nominations for ADEA Appointments: Deadline is July 6

ADEA is pleased to announce the sixth annual open call for nominations for ADEA appointments. Each year ADEA has the opportunity to make appointments to a number of committees, commissions, and task forces within the organization, as well as similar appointments to external groups and organizations.

July 2010 Kudos

The Hedwig van Ameringen Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine (ELAM) Program for Women at Drexel University College of Medicine has selected three ADEA members as part of the 2010-11 class.
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