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ADEA Access, Diversity and Inclusion—August 2014

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On July 29, ADEA kicked off a monthly Leading Conversations webinar series, entitled “Lean In: A New Era for Women Leaders.” Led by ADEA’s Access, Diversity and Inclusion (ADEA ADI) portfolio, last month’s speakers included Dr. Kathryn Atchison, and Dr. Theresa Dolan.

ADEA Access, Diversity and Inclusion — July 2014

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During the 2014 National Association of Advisors for the Health Professions National Meeting, June 25–29 in San Francisco, ADEA Access, Diversity and Inclusion (ADEA ADI) staff members met with college pre-health advisors to share information about ADEA’s Explore Health Careers website, the ADEA Official Guide to Dental Schools and the Summer Medical and Dental Education Program.

Access, Diversity and Inclusion — June 2014

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The Summer Medical and Dental Education Program (SMDEP) is a six-week summer academic enrichment program for freshman and sophomore college students who are interested in a career in medicine or dentistry.

ADEA Access, Diversity and Inclusion — May 2014

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The Society of American Indian Dentists (SAID) held their annual conference in Albuquerque, NM on April 28–30 and received assistance from the ADEA Access, Diversity and Inclusion (ADI) portfolio. Highlights of the meeting included plenary discussions on oral health literacy, innovative education programs to prevent dental caries in children and a visit to the Albuquerque Indian Health Service Dental Clinic.