Upcoming Webinars

Integrating Social Determinants of Health Into Dental Education
March 28, 2018 | Noon - 12:30 p.m. Eastern Time

Social factors contribute greatly to health inequality and the goal to achieve a more person-centered care model. Despite this fact, the targeted collection of information related to social determinants of health (SDH) remains episodic. Explore ways to incorporate SDH into your dental education curricula. This free, 30-minute webinar will help you foster interprofessional collaboration when determining treatment and preparing future-ready graduates.  

More information about upcoming webinars will be made available in the coming weeks. 

Archived Webinars

Early Intervention Program to Promote Student Well-being 
February 1, 2018 | Noon - 12:30 p.m. Eastern Time

Early intervention is key to promoting student resiliency and well-being at academic dental institutions. But how do you effectively coordinate resources that span different divisions and stakeholders? In this 30-minute free webinar, leaders from the New York University College of Dentistry shared their experiences implementing an early intervention model as well as practical ways to use resources common across dental institutions. 

Person-Centered Care: Opportunities and Challenges for Academic Dental Institutions
January 23, 2018 

One of the three major goals of ADEA CCI 2.0 is to recognize that person-centered care will become the dominant model of health systems in the future and prepare our workforce for this change. But what exactly is person-centered care and how does it differ from other care models more prevalent at dental institutions today? This 30-minute free webinar was a compliment to the Journal of Dental Education article of the same name (see the November 2017 issue). It provided participants with an opportunity to evaluate three different care models as well as the opportunities and challenges associated with moving toward a more person-centered approach.

Putting the “Pro” Back in Program: Creating Winning ADEA Annual Session Proposals

May 16, 2017 

During Putting the “Pro” Back in Program: Creating Winning ADEA Annual Session Proposals, participants learned strategies for creating a captivating title, the “ins” and “outs” of writing learning objectives, plus ideas for making their session descriptions stand out from the crowd. 

Opioid Abuse in the U.S. and Its Impact on Dental Education

May 25, 2016

In Massachusetts, three dental schools have taken the lead on this issue by joining forces and advocating for legislation that resulted in a required curriculum to train dental students how to prescribe opioids—including mastering competencies in counseling, communication and collaboration. Three dental education leaders, one from each of these Massachusetts dental institutions, shared how they secured a state-wide curriculum in dental education on the appropriate use of opioids in dental treatment. 

ADEA CCI Spotlight: Fresh Approaches to Assessment for Dental Educators

October 26, 2015

At the 2015 ADEA Commission on Change and Innovation (CCI) Liaisons Summer Meeting, the interactive sessions and presentations by the CCI Liaisons focused on assessment—particularly of the new competencies for the general dentist. Two of the meeting’s presentations received such enthusiastic feedback that we invited these speakers to share their insights in this webinar. If you have struggled with adopting assessment approaches to the new competencies in preparation for accreditation, or if you’re simply a dental education assessment enthusiast, this is a webinar not to be missed! 

All Together Now: Realizing IPE at Academic Health Centers

August 18, 2015

This webinar examined the key challenges in the implementation of core interprofessional competencies identified by the Interprofessional Education Collaborative (IPEC) and describes strategies to overcome them from the perspective of the university, the academic health center and the academic dental institution.

#TechDilemma: Student Professionalism in the Digital Age

June 22, 2015

This discussed the impact technology has had on ethical and professional behavior among students, and how policies and practices of academic dental institutions have evolved. The webinar also suggested ways for dental institutions to address professionalism in students during the admissions process, throughout predoctoral training and into their professional lives.

Responding to the Looming Faculty Shortage in Allied Dental Education

April 28, 2015

Survey data provide evidence that allied dental faculty are aging, and many programs are facing multiple upcoming vacancies and retirements in the coming years. Do schools have succession plans in place and are faculty prepared to assume leadership positions? This webinar provided an overview of current data regarding the current and predicted faculty workforce in allied dental education and discussed the need for mentoring faculty and explore successful mentoring programs for faculty to become our future leaders.

Protecting Oral Health in the HIV/AIDS Community: Academic Dental Institutions and the Ryan White Program

February 14, 2015

Approximately 46% of people with HIV/AIDS experience at least one major HIV-related oral health problem, yet individuals with HIV/AIDS face persistent barriers when accessing health care, particularly dental care. Thoughtful consideration must be given to a more realistic reimbursement rate to ensure that the Ryan White HIV/AIDS dental programs can continue to serve the oral health needs of people living with HIV/AIDS.

The ACA through a Post-Election Lens

December 9, 2014

This webinar focused on key components of the ACA, the impact of the law on the delivery system—access to oral health care—and the law's overall effect on oral health care and academic dentistry. Also, the webinar covered what to expect when the 114th session of Congress convened in January 2015.

The Dental Safety Net and Access to Oral Health
October 27, 2014

Academic dental institutions play an integral role in the dental safety net by preparing oral health professionals to deliver quality care to underserved populations. This webinar focused on the following aspects of the dental safety net: (1) the nation's access to care crisis and the need for the dental safety net, (2) the populations reliant on the dental safety net for urgent and basic care, (3) the entities that compose the dental safety net and strategies to increase access and (4) the essential role academic dental institutions play in the dental safety net.

Navigating the Research Landscape: Key Strategies for Success

September 30, 2014

This webinar discussed the need for more dental educators to engage in all types of research and provided key strategies and tips for launching an academic research career or expanding one’s current research portfolio.

Moving IPE Forward: The Role for Dental Education
August 20, 2014

Effective collaborative practice implemented across the health professions begins in the health professional educational environment with IPE. Only by ensuring that our health professional students have ample opportunities to learn about, from, and with health professional students from other professions, can the “triple aim” of collaborative practice be fully realized. This webinar focused on dental education and how dental faculty and their institutional leaders are essential in moving their institutions one step closer to bringing IPE home.

Leaning In: A New Era of Women Leaders

July 29, 2014 

In this webinar, Dr. Teresa Dolan of DENTSPLY International and Dr. Kathryn Atchison of University of California, Los Angeles discussed their personal skill sets and the opportunities and challenges of moving beyond a traditional dental career.

Preparing Faculty for the IPE Curriculum: Transforming the Learning Landscape Webinar
December 11, 2013

Faculty must be nurtured to build self-efficacy and ability to create, participate, and lead IPE learning events for the students of the curricula; they must become reflective, self-assessing competent IPE facilitators. This webinar aimed to enable particpants to discuss the role of faculty in infusing health professional curricula within IPE learning experiences and to draft an IPE learning event. 

Why Throw Students to the Wolves: Maximizing Outreach Program Value
November 8, 2013

The webinar presented assessment tools for off-campus clinical site development, andragogical concepts applicable to a CBDE setting, methods to enhance student reflection and positive self-assessment, measurement of student performance and competency and opportunities to provide interprofessional educational experiences.