Bulletin of Dental Education

Engaging Other Professions in the Fight Against Dental Disease

Advocacy, Community, Faculty, General, Involvement, News | Permanent link
By Nicole Fauteux Twelve years ago, when Tracy Garland was running the Washington Dental Service Foundation, she met with the head of the state dental association to inform him about an effort to reach out to organized medicine. His advice

Dental, Advanced Dental and Allied Dental Students, Residents, and Fellows - Legislative Internship Available for 2012

Community, General, Grants, Fellowships, and Scholarships, Involvement, Policy | Permanent link

For the first time the American Dental Education Association, generously supported by Sunstar Americas, Inc., a longstanding ADEA Corporate Member, has established the ADEA/Sunstar Americas, Inc. Student Legislative Internship, an opportunity for dental and allied dental students to gain experience in public policy formulation and advocacy on behalf of academic dentistry.

Congressman Simpson Gives Insider Look at Advocacy Methods

General, Involvement, Oral Health, Policy | Permanent link

U.S. Representative Michael K. “Mike” Simpson, one of two dentists in the U.S. Congress, addressed attendees at the 2011 AADR-ADEA Deans’ Advocacy Day on Capitol Hill on Monday, April 4. He provided an insider's perspective from the vantage point of a member of the powerful House Appropriations Committee.

Students Learn Nuts and Bolts at 2011 National Dental Student Lobby Day

General, Involvement, Leadership, Policy | Permanent link

Over 300 dental students from across the United States descended on Washington, D.C., on March 28 and 29 for the 2011 National Dental Student Lobby Day co-sponsored by the American Student Dental Association (ASDA) and ADEA. The schedule was tightly packed with several informative topics, including a refresher on how exactly Congress works and why understanding advocacy is important within the realm of oral health care.

Nominate Now for 2011 William J. Gies Editorial Award

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Since 1958, the William J. Gies Editorial Award (sponsored by the American Association of Dental Editors and the ADEAGies Foundation) has been presented yearly to the author of the most valuable editorial published in a dental journal or periodical.

Laguna Honda Hospital Dental Clinic Opening Celebrates Partnership with Dugoni School

Community, Faculty, General, Policy, Students | Permanent link

Dental and medical professionals, political leaders, and university administrators gathered at the new campus of Laguna Honda Hospital and Rehabilitation Center in San Francisco on February 3 to celebrate the opening of its dental clinic. The event offered an opportunity for attendees to tour the hospital's new facilities, learn more about services provided to its 780 residents, and ask questions of hospital and dental clinic directors and staff.

ADEA Member Survey on Educational Preparation of Oral Health Professionals in Emerging Workforce Models

Curriculum, Faculty, General, Involvement, Licensure, Oral Health, Policy | Permanent link

ADEA members are encouraged to weigh in on a critically important issue for the dental education community, the educational preparation of oral health professionals in emerging workforce models. In September 2009, the Board of Directors of the American Dental Education Association (ADEA) approved the creation of the ADEA Task Force on the Education of Oral Health Professionals in Emerging Workforce Models.

Capstone Meeting Focuses on Minority Dental Faculty

Faculty, General | Permanent link
Dental school deans met February 26, 2010, at the ADEA/W.K. Kellogg Minority Dental Faculty Development (ADEA/WKKF MDFD) Capstone Meeting in Washington, DC. The Capstone Meeting featured keynote speaker Dr. Reed V. Tuckson, former President of the Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science and current Executive Vice President at United Health Group.

Learn the Latest Best Practices for Allied Health Educators, Earn 20 CEs, and Have Fun in a 100% Online Program

Faculty, General, Leadership, Learning | Permanent link
Returning in June 2010 with all-new material, the American Dental Education Association/Academy for Academic Leadership Institute for Allied Health Educators (ADEA/AAL IAHE) will provide you with the latest advances in assessments and educational methods and offer you 20 CE credits in an enjoyable online format.

More from Attendees of the ADEA Recruitment Fair for Predental Students and Advisors

Conferences and Meetings, General, Students | Permanent link
Over 400 potential students came to the 2010 ADEA Annual Session & Exhibition to hear what dental school is like, get admissions tips from health advisors from the mid-Atlantic region, and visit with more than 30 schools from across the country.
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