ADEA Advocacy and Government Relations Portfolio — June 2015

ADEA is seeing very promising results of our advocacy efforts in early drafts of the appropriations bill from the House of Representatives. Earlier this year, ADEA submitted written testimony to both the House of Representatives and the Senate Appropriations Subcommittees on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies, which is charged with appropriating monies to a variety of health-related federal programs. 

Spring 2015: Change and Innovation on the Global Stage

A 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.

Guest Perspective: All the World’s a Stage

Shakespeare’s lines from As You Like It have resonated with me during my presidency of the ADEE. I have delivered lectures to many meetings of the major national dental education societies around the world. I have met and talked with the presidents of these societies, and I have also had the privilege of meeting with younger faculty. They are eager to share best practices and look at how the same subject can be delivered in a different format whilst achieving the same learning outcomes. 

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