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Campus Spotlight: Tulane University School of Medicine

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In our November 2009 issue, we looked at how problem-based learning was transforming the way dentistry is taught on some of our campuses. Can Team-Based Learning"™ (TBL) play a similar role?  Dozens of health professions campuses offer models to explore.

Campus Spotlight: Foothill College

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What can students gain from community-based education (CBE)? If you ask Evelyn Joyce Bettencourt, RDH, M.A., she'll say a challenging work environment, exposure to a variety of patients, the chance to work with other health professionals, and opportunities for personal growth.

Campus Spotlight: Baylor College of Dentistry

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Why do so many students at Baylor College of Dentistry (BCD) come from under-represented minority (URM) groups? The short answer is "whole-file review," the practice of looking beyond the numbers to try and predict whether a potential student has what it takes to succeed in the profession.

Campus Spotlight: University of the Pacific Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry

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While student involvement in innovation may be possible on any campus, some schools make it easier than others. The University of the Pacific Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry (Pacific) prizes its humanistic, student-centered approach, and that attitude is evident at the school whose namesake famously declared, "At Pacific, we build people, and along the way they become doctors."

Campus Spotlight: University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Dental Branch

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In another two years, faculty and students at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Dental Branch (UTDB) will move into a new, state-of-the-art building, but they aren't waiting for the big move to change their approach to education.

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