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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 examine its recent success and determine how to continue to improve future summer programming for students, with a particular focus on increasing interaction and engagement.

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 24–26, 2013.

Advocacy and Government Relations — October 2013

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We are pleased to announce a comprehensive resource, the new ADEA United States Interactive Legislative Tracking Map, which provides a current, comprehensive and state-by-state reporting of legislation of interest to dental educators. With this innovative tool, ADEA members can view any state’s current bill status—including upcoming hearing dates—along with the bill’s text and author or sponsor information.

Access, Diversity and Inclusion — August 2013

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ADEA is proud to announce that the Fifth International Women’s Leadership Conference will take place September 14-16, 2014 in Barcelona, Spain. Additionally, ADEA has partnered with the Colgate-Palmolive Co. to offer participants scholarships for travel-related costs for those who otherwise would be unable to attend the conference. Logistics for this conference are being coordinated by the ADEA Access, Diversity and Inclusion (ADI) portfolio. The conference will focus on identifying and showcasing women in leadership, with a global discourse emphasis.