Bulletin of Dental Education

Delta Dental Grant Supports IU Sealant Program for Underserved Children

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The Delta Dental Foundation has given the Indiana University (IU) School of Dentistry a $50,000 grant to operate the university’s Seal Indiana mobile program. The initiative brings vital preventative dental care to Indiana children in key underserved areas while enabling dental students to help alleviate disparities in access to healthcare. Gifts from the foundation to the school now total $250,000.

RWJF Expands Harold Amos Medical Faculty Development Program to Include Dentistry

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One of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s longest running national programs, the Harold Amos Medical Faculty Development Program (AMFDP), will offer support to dental scholars starting with its 2012 application period. For more than 25 years,  AMFDP has fostered diversity among U.S. medical school faculty, and that well-known program will now work to do the same among dental school faculty.

AAMC Announces Call for Submissions [October 2011]

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The Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), in partnership with the Health Resources and Services Administration, announces a call for submissions for instructional resources to support an oral health in medicine model curriculum, disseminated through MedEdPORTAL, the association’s publication repository for peer-reviewed open-access educational resources.

ADEAGies Foundation Announces Call for Nominations for 2012 William J. Gies Awards for Vision, Innovation, and Achievement [September 2011]

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Nominations will be accepted through November 1, 2011, for the 2012 William J. Gies Awards for Vision, Innovation, and Achievement. Presented by the ADEAGies Foundation, the Gies Awards recognize exceptional contributions to and support of oral health and dental education around the world.

Apply Now for 2012 ADEA Awards, Fellowships, and Scholarships [August 2011]

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ADEA, in conjunction with its corporate, professional association, and foundation partners, is pleased to announce the availability of its 2012 awards, fellowships, and scholarships. Among the awards offered are student scholarships, recognition for teaching excellence, fellowships, and student research funding opportunities.

Dental Students Invited to Participate in FICRS-F Program

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The John E. Fogarty International Center (FIC) is the National Institutes of Health (NIH) entity focused on global health research. Through its various programs, the FIC provides opportunities for investigators worldwide to engage in research related to global health.

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

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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.

Young Investigator Initiative Grant Mentoring Program

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Musculoskeletal impairments like back pain and arthritis are a top reason for visits to physicians' offices. The United States Bone and Joint Decade/Initiative (USBJD/I) is now offering a program to encourage early-career basic and clinical investigators in academic careers.

2011 ADEA ADCFP Fellows and Mentors Begin Fellowship Year

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The ADEAGies Foundation/American Association of Dental Research Academic Dental Careers Fellowship Program provides dental students attending all North American dental schools with the opportunity to experience firsthand the benefits and rewards of teaching.

California Dental Pipeline Program II Evaluation Symposium: Outcomes and Implications

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Most rural areas in California have shortages of dentists, and the state has many low-income urban communities with concentrations of racial and ethnic minorities. In response, the California Pipeline Program Phase II was implemented to reduce the disparities in access to oral health care in California. ADEA was then charged in 2007 with leading a three-year evaluation of these efforts and “bridging the gap” between California and national policy issues.

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