Bulletin of Dental Education

ADEA and ADA Provide Opportunity to Participate Online for Free in ADA Annual Session Education in the Round

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ADEA and the American Dental Association (ADA) present an educational opportunity for faculty, students, residents and fellows to gain remote access to live-patient continuing education (CE) courses being held at the 2013 ADA Annual Session.

Two New ADEA Webinars Available for Faculty

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Register today for the webinar, “Why Throw Students to the Wolves: Maximizing Outreach Program Value.”

ADEA Offers Innovative Dental Loan Organizer and Calculator through Collaboration with AAMC

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ADEA is pleased to announce an innovative educational debt management resource designed to help promote responsible borrowing and loan repayment for dental students and alumni.

How to Survive in a Wired World

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On the closing day of the ADEA Annual Session & Exhibition, March 19, attendees received welcome guidance on how to survive in today’s wired world from Rahaf Harfoush, a digital innovation strategist whose resume includes employment with the Obama Presidential Campaign and the World Economic Forum in Geneva.

ADEA Launches New Website

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ADEA is pleased to announce the launch of its new website at www.ADEA.org. The launch of the site is the culmination of a comprehensive effort involving many stakeholders. Those stakeholders included a website advisory group comprising a cross representation of ADEA members, leadership, and staff.

Two Key Epigenetic Regulating Genes Discovered

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The ability to control whether certain stem cells ultimately become bone cells holds great promise for regenerative medicine and potential therapies aimed at treating metabolic bone diseases. Now, University of California, Los Angeles, (UCLA) School of Dentistry professor and leading cancer scientist Cun-Yu Wang, D.D.S., Ph.D., and his research team have made a significant breakthrough in that direction.

Drs. Marnie Oakley and Heiko Spallek Take a Closer Look at Social Media in Dental Education

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After trying to understand her teenagers’ desire to overshare on social media sites, Dr. Marnie Oakley became interested in taking a closer look at social media as it relates to dentistry. Dr. Oakley was intrigued by the actions of her children, who seemed compelled to chronicle the family's every move through Twitter and Facebook.

“Once I learned I personally have been the subject of these postings, I began to wonder how I was represented. It became clear to me that in my own household rules needed to be set to include: (1) No writing about anyone without their permission; (2) No posting pictures of anyone without their permission; (3) Never write something about someone else that you would not want to see written about yourself.”

First-Of-Kind Seminar Teaches Teamwork to Varied Medical Professionals

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Columbia University Medical Center announces a new seminar in its Program in Narrative Medicine. The semester-long discussion provides a more collaborative approach to education with a first-of-its-kind interdisciplinary, interprofessional seminar on teamwork in medicine. 

System Upgrades to Suspend Application Services in Early February

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The American Dental Association (ADA) and the Joint Commission on National Dental Examinations (JCNDE) have announced a major software infrastructure upgrade in order to improve examination services. 

University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry Announces Largest Gift Ever

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Dean Bruce S. Graham of the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) College of Dentistry recently announced the largest gift in the college’s history.

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