Deans and Program Directors

  • 2015 ADEA Annual Session & Exhibition2015 ADEA Annual Session & Exhibition
    ADEA celebrated all the dental educators and administrators who are Igniting Minds and Unlocking Potential of every student at the 2015 ADEA Annual Session & Exhibition, held March 710, 2015 in Boston, Massachusetts. Learn more

  • 2015 ADEA Commission on Change and Innovation in Dental Education Liaisons Summer Meeting
    The next challenge facing the ADEA Commission on Change and Innovation in Dental Education is to reflect on the implementation of curricular changes and measure the outcomes of our programming to ensure the new competencies fully meet our desired intent. And because we are a diverse community of dental educators and institutions, one size does not fit all.

    During this highly interactive and collaborative program, CCI Liaisons will be supported and encouraged to take their past efforts to fruition with a focus on assessment. Learn more

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  • 2014–15 Deans' Briefing Book2014–15 Deans' Briefing Book
    The ADEA Deans’ Briefing Book contains topics of interest to dental school deans, program directors, faculty, students, residents, and fellows. It presents data on a variety of topics and suggests a perspective on these data.

    The emphasis of the report is on trends, particularly historical trends, about dental schools, advanced dental education programs, and allied dental programs. Learn more

  • Charting Progress
    ADEA's Charting Progress is a monthly e-newsletter by ADEA Executive Director Richard W. Valachovic examining critical issues in dental education. Learn more

  • ADEA Policy Center Newsletters
    The ADEA Policy Center publishes four newsletters: 

    Washington Update
    and State Update are full of news about national and state-level issues and events of interest to the academic dental and research communities.

    The CCI Liaison Ledger, published quarterly, provides information about innovative developments within dental education.

    Around the ADEA Policy Center provides information about the activities of the ADEA Policy Center portfolios. Learn more

  • Beyond the Crossroads: Change and Innovation in Dental Education
    ADEA CCI's purpose is to build consensus among all stakeholders in dental education, research, and practice by providing leadership to a systematic, collaborative, and continuous process of innovative change in the education of general dentists. Learn more

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  • Data, Analysis & Research
    Welcome to the ADEA Data & Analysis Center. In this section of ADEA's website, you'll find a wealth of reliable information, noteworthy statistics, and quality resources designed to answer your questions about dental education. Learn more

  • ADEA Scholarships, Awards and FellowshipsADEA Scholarships, Awards and Fellowships
    ADEA recognizes achievement and distinction among its members through an awards program. Among the awards offered in conjunction with ADEA's corporate partners are student scholarships, awards for educators, and funding opportunities for various fellowships. Each year in the fall ADEA opens award nominati Learn more

  • ADEA United States Interactive Legislative Tracking MapADEA United States Interactive Legislative Tracking Map
    This interactive map provides current information on state legislation of interest to academic dentistry for all fifty states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. Learn more

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News

Spring 2015: Change and Innovation on the Global StageA 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.
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Moving From Panicked to Prepared

Moving From Panicked to Prepared

Office Emergency Simulation Labs, offered at the 2015 ADEA Annual Session & Exhibition last month in Boston, helped faculty gain hands-on training in dealing with medical emergencies on the clinic floor.

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Featured Publications

Journal of Dental Education®The Journal of Dental Education (JDE) is a peer-reviewed monthly journal that publishes a wide variety of educational and scientific research in dental, allied dental and advanced dental education.

This month, ADEA is pleased to present a special supplement to the May 2015 Journal of Dental Education, the Proceedings of the 5th ADEA International Women’s Leadership Conference: Global Health Through Women’s Leadership. Three articles from the supplement are available for download at no cost until June 12, 2015. Learn more

Understanding the History and Securing the Future of Ryan White Dental Safety Net ProgramsThis white paper reviews the Ryan White dental programs, the populations served by the programs, the federal funding streams for oral health and the opportunities and challenges presented by health care reform.
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2014–15 Deans' Briefing Book

2014–15 Deans' Briefing Book

The ADEA Deans’ Briefing Book contains topics of interest to dental school deans, program directors, faculty, students, residents, and fellows. It presents data on a variety of topics and suggests a perspective on these data.

The emphasis of the report is on trends, particularly historical trends, about dental schools, advanced dental education programs, and allied dental programs.

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A Report of the ADEA Presidential Task Force on the Cost of Higher Education and Student Borrowing

A Report of the ADEA Presidential Task Force on the Cost of Higher Education and Student Borrowing

This report describes dental education costs and the resulting student debt in the broader context of the rising cost of higher education.

The report examines the impact of student borrowing on career choice and improving access to oral health care. It provides recommendations for ADEA leadership, its members, and other dental education stakeholders on how to improve the financial position of dental schools and allied and advanced dental education programs.

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