CCI Liaison Ledger

Winter 2015: Women’s Health in the Dental Curriculum

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In 1999, ADEA published its first report on women’s health in the dental curriculum, and over the past 16 years, our Association has continued to draw attention to the fact that men and women have different health needs and respond differently to therapies. Today, as we enter an era of personalized medicine, few would deny these fundamental realities or the importance of preparing future health professionals to appreciate them. 

Fall 2015: Research—From the Ground Up

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In this issue of the Liaison Ledger, we’ve deviated a bit from our usual format to allow two educators, Sharon Gordon of East Carolina University School of Dental Medicine and Bradley Henson of Western University of Health Sciences College of Dental Medicine, to share their perspectives on the challenges associated with building a research enterprise from the ground up. 

Summer 2015: Implementing Interprofessional Education

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Great strides have been made since we first looked at Interprofessional Education (IPE) in this publication back in 2009. The value of IPE is now widely acknowledged. Yet despite advances, implementing IPE remains an uphill battle and can be especially vexing for dental schools.

Spring 2015: Change and Innovation on the Global Stage

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A year ago, we published an issue of the Liaison Ledger that explored the ways dental schools were teaching cultural competency to their students. Today we consider a related topic: what schools can do to educate faculty to appreciate and model culturally competent care.