Deans and Program Directors

  • 2014 ADEA Deans' Conference
    The Future of Dental Practice: Implicationsfor Dental Education

    The 2014 ADEA Deans’ Conference takes a deeper look at future practice and payment models for dentistry and the implications for dental education, including the role of dentistry and oral health in the primary care delivery system. Learn more

  • 5th ADEA International Women's Leadership Conference & ADEA International Workshop5th ADEA International Women's Leadership Conference & ADEA International Workshop
    For the first time ever, ADEA is hosting two great meetings in the amazing city of Barcelona, Spain. The meetings, held over three days, will focus on professional development, leadership strategies, cross-cultural connections, and curricular reform for today’s globally-minded dental education and health research communities. Learn more

  • Leading ConversationsLeading Conversations
    The ADEA Policy Center webinar series Leading Conversations is intended to engage members of the dental education and higher education communities—as well as health care professionals and organizations—on the important issues and trends impacting dental education and oral health. Learn more

  • Moving IPE Forward: The Role for Dental EducationMoving IPE Forward: The Role for Dental Education
    Much has been written lately regarding the substantial and positive impact that collaborative care and practice is currently having on the nations’ health delivery system, and more importantly, on our patients’ overall health.

    But without exposing our health professional students to interprofessional education (IPE) during their formative years, the fruits of collaborative practice known as the “triple aim”: better health outcomes, improved patient experience, and lower overall costs, are difficult to achieve. 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 Surveys & Reports
    Access reliable, objective data and analysis from the American Dental Education Association. Note: The full text of some ADEA survey reports are available free only to Journal of Dental Education (JDE) subscribers and ADEA members. Others may purchase individual articles or temporary access to the JDE archives 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

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News

Summer 2014: Ethics and ProfessionalismIn this issue of the ADEA CCI Liaison Ledger, we hear from faculty, students and administrators who are engaged in promoting ethics and professionalism within dental education. Learn more

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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