Bulletin of Dental Education

Nominate an Individual or Organization for Exceptional Contributions to Oral Health and Dental Education

Awards, Involvement, Leadership | Permanent link

The William J. Gies Awards for Vision, Innovation and Achievement (The Gies Awards) are the preeminent recognition of individuals or organizations for exceptional contributions to oral health and dental education, research and leadership.

2014 ADEA/AADR Advocacy Day

Advocacy, Involvement, ADEA Events and Activities | Permanent link

This one-day event has been designed to provide the dental education and dental and craniofacial research communities an opportunity to advocate before Congress in support of our issues.

NBDE Test Construction Committee Vacancy Announcement

Around the Dental Education Community, Involvement | Permanent link

The Joint Commission on National Dental Examinations (JCNDE) is pleased to announce 13 Test Construction Committee (TCC) vacancies for the National Board Dental Examinations (NBDE), and six TCC vacancies for the National Board Dental Hygiene Examination (NBDHE), for the 2015 calendar year.

Register Today for Science and Dentistry in Action: Leading the Way towards Better Health

Around the Dental Education Community, Involvement, Learning | Permanent link

The National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, the Delta Dental Plans Association and the Institute for Oral Health are joining forces to bring together top researchers and clinicians for a day of interactive learning and stimulating discussion of current areas of dental science and practice.

Join the NIH for the Transforming Diversity in Research Training

Around the Dental Education Community, Involvement | Permanent link

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Common Fund’s Enhancing the Diversity of the NIH-Funded Workforce program seeks innovative and transformative approaches to student engagement, training and mentoring.

ADEA Advocacy – 2011 in Review

Advocacy, Involvement, Oral Health | Permanent link


ADEA’s 2011 legislative initiatives and grassroots advocacy efforts, approved by the ADEA Board of Directors and guided by the ADEA Legislative Advisory Committee, were promoted in this supercharged political environment—sometimes successfully, sometimes falling short of the mark.

Whether in a leadership role or in collaboration with dental, oral health, higher education organizations, and other like-minded strategic partners, ADEA’s advocacy on behalf of dental education, dental research, and the oral health of the nation was substantive.

ADA Seeking Faculty Volunteers for Developing Tanzanian Curriculum

Access, Curriculum, Involvement, Learning, Oral Health | Permanent link

The American Dental Association (ADA), in cooperation with Health Volunteers Overseas, is assisting dental faculty at the Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, in developing programs to provide chair-side instruction and lectures to undergraduate and advanced dental education students, as well as continuing education for the faculty.

CODA Call for Nominations [December 2011]

Curriculum, Faculty, Involvement | Permanent link

The Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) is calling for nominations to fill vacancies for public members of its review committees. Public nominees should not have a formal or informal connection to dentistry, but they should have an interest in or knowledge of health-related accreditation issues.

Five Great Reasons to Attend the ADEA Annual Session & Exhibition [December 2011]

Conferences and Meetings, Faculty, Involvement, Students | Permanent link

Here are five great reasons to attend the 2012 ADEA Annual Session & Exhibition in Orlando, Florida.

Increasing Effective Leadership Skills Through the ADEA Leadership Institute

Conferences and Meetings, Faculty, Involvement, Leadership, Learning | Permanent link

Since 1999, more than 200 fellows from predoctoral, allied, and advanced dental education have participated in the ADEA Leadership Institute. Institute fellows hold positions ranging from department chairs to program directors to deans of dental schools. Throughout the year-long program, participants explore leadership styles, emotional intelligence, organizational theory, team building, stress management, work-life balance, strategies for leading change, and giving and receiving feedback.

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