Bulletin of Dental Education

ADEA Members Can Again Participate Remotely in ADA Education in the Round

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Once again, in October 2011 dental faculty, students, residents, and fellows will access Education in the Round from the American Dental Association (ADA) Annual Session in Las Vegas online and at no cost. This unique educational opportunity for ADEA members is created in partnership with the ADA and sponsored by Philips Sonicare. Online access information will be distributed to deans and program directors of academic dental institutions in September 2011.

All About ADEA’s Social Media

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Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and now Google + are great tools for receiving and sharing dental education news and information. Both ADEA staff and ADEA members are active on these services, and terms such as “tweeting,” “friending,” and “Web 2.0” are becoming commonplace. Below is a more information about each social network’s unique strengths, and how ADEA is using these venues to enhance communications.

Visit the ADEA Curriculum Resource Center

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The academic year is now under way, but perhaps you still need some fresh resources to round out a course plan. Visit www.adea.org/crc to enhance your course with the ADEA Curriculum Resource Center (ADEA CRC) teaching resources.

Meharry’s Dean Sees Quality, Technology, and Community as Keys to School’s Future

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In January 2011, Janet H. Southerland, D.D.S., M.P.H., Ph.D., was named Dean of Meharry Medical College School of Dentistry. Meharry’s School of Dentistry is known for emphasizing comprehensive care that is not contingent on social or economic circumstances, geographical origin, or ethnicity. Graduates have moved on to noteworthy international acclaim, serving society with a special focus on providing care for the underserved. Recently, Meharry was awarded funding for one of four Regional Research Centers for Minority Oral Health in the United States. These research centers aim to improve the oral health of ethnic minorities by expanding research opportunities and strengthening relevant research capacity of minority dental schools.

Hospital Dentistry Established in Oral Surgery Clinic at UIC

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A new Hospital Dentistry program was recently established on the first floor of the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) College of Dentistry, within the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OMFS).

An Update on the ADEA/FADEA Project

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The changes announced in 2009 in the reporting of National Board Dental Examination (NBDE) scores (becoming pass/fail in 2012) placed a focus on the postdoctoral admissions process. Advanced education program directors will face new challenges in the always-critical process of screening applicants and selecting the best candidates for their programs.

ADEA/FADEA: Working Together to Improve the Selection Process

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The ADEA Future of Advanced Dental Education Admissions (ADEA/FADEA) Project focuses on offering guidance and tools to support program directors in the postdoctoral dental education admissions environment. An initial survey of 714 advanced education program directors gathered information on current admissions practices and perceptions of existing and possible new factors in the process.

Around the Dental Education Community - March 2010

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The Latest Updates from the Dental Education Community

There’s Still Time: Register Now for the 2010 ADEA Annual Session & Exhibition

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It's not too late to register for this year's premier event in dental education, which takes place February 27 to March 3, 2010. Come out and join your colleagues near the nation's capital at the beautiful Gaylord National Harbor.

Journal of Dental Education Launches New Submission Website

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ADEA is pleased to announce a new web-based manuscript submission and peer review system. ADEA has partnered with Manuscript Central to join the more than 3,400 journals currently using this system.
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