Deans and Program Directors

  • Protecting Oral Health in the HIV/AIDS Community: Academic Dental Institutions and the Ryan White ProgramProtecting Oral Health in the HIV/AIDS Community: Academic Dental Institutions and the Ryan White Program
    This webinar discussed the critical role academic dental institutions play in providing dental care to the HIV/AIDS community through the HIV/AIDS Dental Programs, and explored both the financial and administrative challenges faced by dental program grantees and future opportunities to strengthen the Ryan White HIV/AIDS dental programs.

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  • 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 Allied Dental Program Directors' Conference2015 Allied Dental Program Directors' Conference
    This annual conference allows administrators of allied dental education programs to discuss areas of mutual concern in a small meeting format and will provide a forum for the exchange of information on policies and programs that relate to allied dental education administration. 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

  • Journal 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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  • 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

Winter 2014: Toward a Culturally Competent FacultyA 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...
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Featured Publications

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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