Deans and Program Directors

  • 2014 ADEA Annual Session & Exhibition2014 ADEA Annual Session & Exhibition
     
    How does the brain work? How do people learn and what is the most effective way to teach?

    The premier event in dental education brought together experts from inside and outside of academic dentistry to discuss “The Science of Learning.”

    The 2014 ADEA Annual Session & Exhibition was held in San Antonio, Texas, March 15-18, 2014.
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  • 55th Annual ADEA Deans' Conference, 2013

    The 55th Annual ADEA Deans’ Conference was held November 16-19, 2013, at the Westin Savannah Hotel in Savannah, Georgia.

    The conference examined "Oral Health in Primary Care." The dental profession has a unique opportunity to establish itself as an essential team member of the evolving, primary care delivery system.

    The goal of the annual ADEA Deans' Conference is to provide dental school deans with information and tools to support them in the evolving areas of their roles and responsibilities. Learn more

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  • Deans' Briefing BookDeans' 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

  • Journal of Dental EducationJournal of Dental Education
    The Journal of Dental Education (JDE) is a distinguished monthly journal published by the American Dental Education Association. Since 1936, the JDE has provided coverage of the wide variety of scientific and educational research involved in dental and allied dental education. Learn more

  • ADEA Policy Center
    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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  • ADEA Dental School Faculty Salary Survey 2010-11
    ADEA's annual Dental Faculty Salary Report provides information on the 2010-11 guaranteed annual salary of full-time U.S. dental school faculty, and on their 2010-11 total compensation. 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 Trends in Dental Education
    ADEA compiles Trends in Dental Education from a variety of sources in order to examine the directions that dental education have taken over the years. Information is provided about students, faculty, educational institutions, dental professions, and allied dental professions.  Learn more

  • ADEA Snapshots
    ADEA Snapshots provide insight into key issues shaping dental education. Discover what students and educators think about dental curricula, educational costs, career paths, and more. Learn more

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News

Spring 2014: eLearning

Last October, those of us who gathered in Oklahoma City for the 2013 ADEA Fall Meetings had a rare opportunity to spend three days exploring ways of integrating technology in teaching and learning. In this issue of the ADEA CCI Liaison Ledger, we share some of the discussion that occurred at that event and showcase two exemplary projects that illustrate how educators can harness eLearning technologies.

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Featured Publications

Deans' Briefing Book

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

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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