ADEA CCI Liaison Ledger

Interprofessional Education: Why Dentistry and Why Now?

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Interprofessional education (IPE) for health professionals has been around since the early ‘70s, but interest in IPE has escalated tremendously in the last three to four years, and leaders in dental education have championed this movement. Nevertheless, conversations with colleagues around the country make clear that many of us in dental education are still not entirely sure what constitutes IPE. 

The Dangerous Pursuit of “Independence”—Reflections on Self-Assessment in the Health Professions

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How can educators help students learn to welcome corrective feedback from others and even seek it out? Ironically, self-assessment may provide a key.

Engaging Dental School Faculty and Practitioners in the National Dental Practice-Based Research Network

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Practice-based research networks (PBRNs) have demonstrated that they can make major and unique contributions to improving clinical practice. They offer advantages both to research and quality improvement.

Teaching Evidence-Based Dentistry to Clinical Faculty

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Within the last five to ten years, the incorporation of the best available evidence into the treatment decision has gained considerable visibility and momentum in the dental community.