Getting Your ADEA weTeach Resources Published—Why It’s Worth It and What You Need to Know

Dates: Aug 31, 2016
Venue: Noon–1:00 p.m. Eastern Time
Location: Webinar, Online

ADEA weTeach® is an online, curated collection of teaching and learning resources that reach a truly interprofessional and global audience of dental, allied dental, advanced dental and other health educators. ADEA weTeach resources are submitted through and housed on the Association of American Medical Colleges’ MedEdPORTAL® Publications (peer-reviewed) or iCollaborative (non-peer-reviewed) sites, which currently receive over 30,000 hits per month. During this webinar, we help you maximize the chances that your expertise will impact faculty around the world; demystify the submission and review process, including copyright and permissions requirements; and share helpful criteria and checklists that will get you well on your way to a successful submission.

Learning Objectives:

Following this webinar, participants will be able to:

  1. Describe the unique benefits of publishing in this peer-reviewed resource compared with traditional outlets.
  2. Navigate the ADEA weTeach and MedEdPORTAL sites to find detailed information regarding submission.
  3. Explain copyright and permissions and Educational Summary Report requirements of MedEdPORTAL.
  4. Determine whether a resource is ready for submission to MedEdPORTAL.


Michelle WheaterDr. Michelle A. Wheater completed a B.S. in chemistry from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, a Ph.D. in biochemistry from Iowa State University and a four-year postdoctoral fellowship at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Dr. Wheater serves as Professor in the Department of Biomedical and Diagnostic Sciences, Division Director of Integrated Biomedical Sciences and Assistant Dean for Research and Scholarly Achievement at the University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry. She is currently Associate Editor for ADEA weTeach®.

Dr. Wheater teaches histology and evidence-based dentistry to dental and dental hygiene students. She also is involved in research methods courses for students and faculty and manages the Student Academic Leadership Program. Dr. Wheater has received foundation and NIH funding for her research and has published numerous manuscripts and abstracts presented at ADEA and other conferences.

Ryan QuockRyan Quock, D.D.S., is Professor of Restorative Dentistry and Vice Chair of the Department of Restorative Dentistry and Prosthodontics at the University of Texas School of Dentistry at Houston. Dr. Quock teaches subjects ranging from dental anatomy to operative dentistry to dental therapeutics. His scholarly interests have focused on practical aspects of caries management, including fluoride therapies, sealants and the conservative surgical treatment of dental caries. Dr. Quock continues to be active in peer-reviewed publications, both as an author and a reviewer. He also serves in faculty governance at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston and nationally with ADEA,  where he currently serves as the Board Director for Faculties on the ADEA Board of Directors.

CE Information:

The American Dental Education Association (ADEA) is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADEA designated this activity for up to 1.0 continuing education credits.

Individuals registered for the webinar received a link to the CE evaluation shortly after the conclusion of the webinar. Those who attended the webinar as part of a larger group should register for the webinar after its conclusion if they wish to access the evaluation and receive CE credit.


ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry.

All speakers agree that neither they nor members of their immediate family have any financial relationships with commercial entities that may be relevant to their presentation.

Contact: Renee Latimer

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