Bulletin of Dental Education

Call for Nominations: Review Committee on Specialty Recognition and Review Committee on Specialty Certifying Board Recognition

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The National Commission on Recognition of Dental Specialties and Certifying Boards held its inaugural meeting in May, where it adopted formal policies and procedures related to all aspects of the recognition process. The National Commission established the Review Committee on Specialty Recognition and the Review Committee on Specialty Certifying Boards, and is currently seeking nominations for consultants to serve on each committee.

The Review Committee on Specialty Recognition shall consist of:

  • Four commissioners (two specialists and two general dentists) appointed by the National Commission Chair.
  • Two consultants (one specialist and one general dentist) selected by the National Commission.
  • The National Commission public member.

The Review Committee on Specialty Certifying Board Recognition shall consist of:

  • Four commissioners (two specialists and two general dentists) appointed by the National Commission Chair.
  • Two consultants (one specialist and one general dentist) selected by the National Commission.
  • The National Commission public member.

Accordingly, the National Commission seeks nominations for the consultant positions on both Review Committees and urges the communities of interest to submit nominations of individuals that meet the following criteria:

  • Ability to commit to a four-year term.
  • Willingness to commit three to five days per year to activities, including training, comprehensive review of print and electronically delivered materials and travel to National Commission meetings.
  • Stated willingness to comply with all National Commission Rules, policies and procedures.
  • Ability to conduct business through electronic means.

The deadline for nominations is June 18, 2018. 

If you have questions or would like to request the Review Committee Nomination Form, please contact Cathy Baumann, Director, National Commission Recognition of Dental Specialties and Certifying Boards at 312-440-2697 or baumannca@ada.org.

Published on June 13, 2018

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