2020 ADEA Honors and Symposia

Dates: July 10-24, 2020
Venue: Online
Location: Online

Come together to celebrate and connect with some of the best minds in academic dentistry this summer at the all-new ADEA Honors and Symposia—a series of four virtual, interactive events on July 10, 17, 22 and 24.

Registration for all livestream events is free and includes access to on-demand content. 

How to Register:

  1. Click the REGISTRATION button to view the course listing and to register.
    (NOTE: Registration for one event grants access to all four events; therefore, only one event can be added to the cart.)

  2. From the course page, select ADD TO CART then PROCEED TO CHECKOUT.

  3. Upon registration, you will receive FIVE confirmation emails: One for the full 2020 ADEA Honors and Symposia course and a separate confirmation email for each event.

  4. The JOIN button and the option to add a calendar reminder will be provided on each confirmation email.

On the Day of the Event:

  1. Click the JOIN button in your confirmation email of the appropriate event to open the ADEA eLearn site.

  2. Click the JOIN LIVE WEB EVENT button on the event page to enter the session.
    (The button will appear 30 minutes before the specified start time.)

Registration Questions?

For questions about event access or registration, contact Shalonda King at KingS@adea.org.

Event Description

July 10   |   3:00 – 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time

Chair of the ADEA Board Honors

Each year, the Chair of the ADEA Board of Directors recognizes a select group of individuals for their extraordinary service to the Association and the dental education community. This year, the awards take on greater meaning as we pay tribute to the late Dr. Henry Gremillion, Immediate Past Chair of the ADEA Board and Dean of the Louisiana State University Health New Orleans School of Dentistry, who passed away on May 18, 2020. Through the heartfelt remarks by awards recipients, ADEA will highlight the work and legacy of one of its brightest thought leaders, colleagues and friends—and celebrate the honorees that Dr. Gremillion had selected before his passing.

View the full list of virtual events.

July 17   |   3:00 – 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time

Chair of the ADEA Board of Directors Symposium—Celebrating Diversity Through Teaching Strategies and Administrative Policies

Every academic dental institution must maintain a humanistic environment that is respectful of faculty, staff, students and patients, regardless of race, ethnicity, sex, gender identity, nationality, socioeconomic status or any other element of diversity. The most inclusive institutions celebrate these differences to make a safe, welcoming environment for all. Hear from colleagues on this issue, access tools for exploring and teaching implicit bias. We will explore ways to create and measure a humanistic institutional climate through policies, training, development and assessment best practices.

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July 22   |   3:00 – 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time

Chair of the ADEA Board of Directors Symposium—Faculty Development for Student Enrichment: Gauging Dental Faculty Burnout and Creating a Culture of Resilience

Dentistry is an inherently stressful practice. Dental school faculty have additional responsibilities outside of patient care—including research, education, mentorship and administrative responsibilities—that can lead to work-related stress, making faculty uniquely positioned to develop burnout. Resilience means “bouncing back” from difficult experiences such as trauma, tragedy, threats or significant sources of stress (family, relationships, health, workplace and/or financial stressors). Are there best practices for reducing burnout among faculty and creating a culture of resilience in dental schools? Complete a burnout self-assessment, identify ways to create change in your school and brainstorm cultural ways to reduce stress and promote resilience. Registrants will have the opportunity to submit questions to our esteemed panelists in advance or ask questions during the live event.

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July 24   |   3:00 – 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time

2020 Gies Awards @Home

The ADEAGies Foundation’s William J. Gies Awards for Vision, Innovation and Achievement (The Gies Awards) honor the efforts of individuals, institutions and organizations to meaningfully advance oral health and dental education. The work of our awardees embodies the ideals set forth more than 90 years ago by dental education pioneer William J. Gies, Ph.D. Join us to celebrate the vision and commitment our colleagues to bring forward new ideas and better solutions to the dental professions.

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Other Educational Content

ADEA2020 On-Demand

While COVID-19 forced the cancellation of the 2020 ADEA Annual Session & Exhibition, some program producers elected to record their sessions and make them available for on-demand access under the course name ADEA2020 On-Demand. The course series includes more than 30 educational sessions covering a variety of topics that include practical interprofessional collaboration, curricular change, cultural sensitivity, emerging technologies, informatics and much more. ADEA thanks the session submitters who answered the call to provide recordings of their 2020 educational submissions.

The ADEA2020 On-Demand series is just another way ADEA is committed to serving the needs of its members. The ADEA2020 On-Demand courses are eligible for CE and are accessible in the ADEA eLearn library.

Access the ADEA2020 On-Demand series in the ADEA eLearn library.