In a perfect scenario, a dental patient with indications of heart problems, diabetes or other health
issues would receive a referral to the appropriate specialist for additional care. However, health care
professionals are looking forward to a fresh, new approach to treatment that sees a host of professions working
together in the interest of 360-degree care.
Allied dental educators will learn about the accreditation process, prepare for accreditation site
visits and become familiar with the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) allied dental education standards and
Booths are going fast and only a limited number remain available.
The call for abstracts for poster and oral presentations is now open for the 5th American Dental
Education Association (ADEA) International Women’s Leadership Conference (ADEA IWLC), taking place September 14-16,
2014, in Barcelona, Spain.
A new article reports on the preference among dental students for digital microscopy (DM) over light
microscopy and the advantages of implementing DM into the dental school curriculum.
Don’t miss the next Interprofessional Education (IPE) Workshop, “Bringing IPE Home,” taking place April
24–25 in Chicago, IL.
ADEA and AAL present the Compass Program for Academic Advancement, a series of independent modules
designed to provide early- and mid-career faculty with guidance and understanding about skills critical to academic
Don’t miss this opportunity to take advantage of ongoing learning from the 2013 ADEA Annual Session &
The ADEAGies Foundation is pleased to announce the winners of the 2014 William J. Gies Awards for
Vision, Innovation and Achievement (Gies Awards).
Jeanne Craig Sinkford, D.D.S., Ph.D., FACD, FICO, was presented with the Outstanding Lifetime
Achievement Award by the Friends of the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR).