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Access, Diversity, and Inclusion — June 2013

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Following the sunset of the American Dental Association’s (ADA) Student Ambassador Program in December 2012, ADEA’s Access, Diversity, and Inclusion (ADI) portfolio initiated plans to expand student engagement and diversity efforts.The ADA Student Ambassador Program was a training program that assisted dental students in organizing and... Click Here To Read More

Advocacy and Government Relations — June 2013

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Every congressional session ADEA sends written testimony, for the record, to the appropriations committees in Congress. The purpose is to delineate and emphasize funding for programs of importance to dental education and dental and craniofacial research, and to ensure access to oral health care for the health and well-being of the nation. This... Click Here To Read More

Educational Research and Analysis — June 2013

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The 2013 ADEA Survey of Dental School Seniors will soon come to a close, and the Educational Research and Analysis (ERA) portfolio will look at current dental school graduating seniors’ future plans. Last year’s survey revealed some interesting findings about the Class of 2012.

In 2012, 5,199 graduated and 38% decided to become a... Click Here To Read More

Institutional Capacity Building — June 2013

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After 12 months and five U.S. cities, the ADEA Institutional Capacity Building (ICB) portfolio successfully wrapped up ADEA Regional Accreditation Workshops with the purpose of helping schools understand new Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) predoctoral standards. More than 45 dental schools participated, with 175 attendees total.... Click Here To Read More