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Access, Diversity and Inclusion — December 2013

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The Ninth Annual Grantee Meeting of the Summer Medical and Dental Education Program (SMDEP) recently convened December 4–6 in Atlanta, GA. ADEA’s Access, Diversity and Inclusion (ADI) portfolio joined the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) and the twelve principal investigators to... Click Here To Read More

Advocacy and Government Relations — December 2013

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This month on Capitol Hill, ADEA Advocacy and Government Relations (AGR) portfolio members attended several key hearings on student aid, a topic of great interest to the dental education community due to its impact on students. On November 13, the House Committee on Education and the Workforce held a full committee hearing titled Keeping... Click Here To Read More

Access, Diversity and Inclusion — November 2013

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A year-long program focusing on community-based oral health education and the recruitment of culturally diverse students, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF)-funded Dental Pipeline National Learning Institute (NLI) program recently convened for its capstone meeting at the 2013 ADEA Fall Meetings in Oklahoma City, OK, October... Click Here To Read More

Advocacy and Government Relations — November 2013

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With the sequestration battle in Washington and the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in its initial stages of implementation, Advocacy and Government Relations staff attended many pertinent meetings throughout October.

The Committee on Ways & Means of the U.S. House of Representatives held a full committee hearing on the “Status of the... Click Here To Read More

Educational Research Analysis — November 2013

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The 2013 ADEA Deans’ Briefing Book will be released this month. This annual snapshot of key trends in dental education provides information on dental school applicants and enrollees, cost of education and student borrowing, faculty, allied dental education programs, advanced dental education programs and the dental workforce. Using its own... Click Here To Read More