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Actions at the Opening Session of the House of Delegates 2005

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Actions at the Opening Session of the House of Delegates 2005

Moving Toward a National Clinical Licensure Exam? A Status Report

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Over the past couple of years, ADEA has been at the forefront of efforts expected to result in a major change in dentistry and dental hygiene: the transition from a system of disparate state and regional testing for clinical licensure to a uniform national exam. Since dental and dental hygiene graduates must pass licensure exams before they can practice, this development has significant implications for schools and students, as well as the public the system is designed to protect.

ADEA Leadership Institute Fellows Advocate for Dental Education on Capitol Hill

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Twenty ADEA Leadership Institute Fellows lobbied their respective Capitol Hill delegations on September 21, seeking support for legislative issues of importance to academic dentistry.

Why Dental Student Advocacy Is Important for the Profession

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By becoming involved in policy advocacy, dental students play an integral role in securing results that directly affect our lives as not only students but as future community leaders, practicing dentists, and dental educators.

The Value of PGY-1

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In my senior year, however, the uncertainty of the licensure examination process convinced me that, at a minimum, a postgraduate year (PGY-1) was a good “safety net."

PGY-1 Becomes the Law in New York

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On May 11, New York Governor George Pataki signed into law legislation that, beginning in 2007, will require dental students to complete a clinically based, CODA-approved postdoctoral general practice or specialty dental residency program of at least one year’s duration.

Dental Students Make Their Voices Heard on Capitol Hill

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159 students, representing nearly 18,000 dental students and 46 dental schools across the U.S., visited the nation’s capital to take part in the 7th Annual National Dental Student Lobby Day. “The annual National Dental Student Lobby Day is a valuable learning experience for students to gain the skills needed to become effective advocates in an increasingly politicized world,” said Dr. Richard W. Valachovic, ADEA Executive Director.

New Members of ADEA’s Council Administrative Boards Elected

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According to the Association’s bylaws, at the end of each Annual Session, when the Chair rotates off the board, the Chair-Elect moves into the position of Chair, the Secretary becomes Chair-Elect, and the Member-at-Large becomes Secretary.

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