Bulletin of Dental Education

The ADEA Future of Advanced Dental Education Admissions (ADEA/FADEA) Project

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Recent changes in the reporting of National Board Dental Examination (NBDE) scores have placed a focus on the postdoctoral admissions process. Advanced education program directors face new challenges in screening applicants and selecting the best candidates for their programs.

University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine Hosts Inaugural Field Advocacy Workshop

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With the recent onslaught of congressional-enacted cuts to funds for the National Institute of Health (NIH) and the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR), Title VII Health Professions programs, student aid programs, and the elimination of Medicaid dental benefits for millions of low-income children, what better time to initiate grassroots action?

Societal Changes Affect Diversity in Dental, Allied Dental, and Advanced Dental Education

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Medical Association and vice chair of the AMA’s Board of Trustees, addressed key ADEA leaders on increasing diversity in the health care professions on January 27 in Washington, DC.

Building A Collaborative Infrastructure for Diversity

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Dr. Richard W. Valachovic, ADEA executive director, highlighted ADEA’s progress in the development of a collaborative infrastructure for diversity in dental education for the ADEA leadership group on January 27.

ADEA's Membership Now Open...Wider

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It’s official! The American Dental Education Association’s Open Membership System roared to life at 9 a.m. on January 2 when ADEA kicked off its “Open…Wider” Campaign.

Dental Educators Attend White House Conference on Aging

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Delegates from across the United States gathered in Washington, DC in mid December for the fifth White House Conference on Aging.

NIDCR Awards Grants Totaling $75 Million for New Practice-Based Initiative

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The National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR), part of the National Institutes of Health, has awarded three grants, totaling $75 million, that establish regional practice-based research networks to investigate with greater scientific rigor everyday issues in the delivery of oral health care.

CU School of Dentistry Receives $2 Million Grant to Benefit Colorado’s Underserved

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The University of Colorado School of Dentistry was recently named the recipient of a three-year, $2 million grant to treat the teeth of Colorado’s underserved children. The grant, which creates a statewide program that will be known as Colorado SmileMakers, was made possible due to support from both the offices of Gov. Bill Owens and Lt. Gov. Jane Norton and the Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Finance.

Partnership Among Allied and Dental Educators and Local Practitioners Supports Innovative Education and Service Program in Florida

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For the past year, the underserved populations of the Tampa Bay area have been the beneficiaries of a unique educational-service partnership among Hillsborough Community College (HCC), the University of Florida College of Dentistry (UFCD), and dentists in the community.

Service Learning: Good Use of a Student Dentist’s Time

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Each summer, student dentists with strong interests in pediatric dentistry travel to Eastern Kentucky with mobile clinics to deliver care to disadvantaged children.

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