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Nominations Sought for the ADA Council on Dental Education and Licensure’s Dental Admission Testing Committee

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The ADA Council on Dental Education and Licensure (CDEL) seeks nominees interested in serving on its Dental Admission Testing Committee, effective Sept. 2019. The Dental Admission Testing Committee makes recommendations to CDEL on the policies, development, administration and validation of admission tests. These tests include the Dental Admission Test and the Advanced Dental Admission Test. The Committee conducts business twice yearly via conference calls and email as needed. 

CDEL is seeking to fill three (3) vacancies on the Committee:

  • The first vacancy is for the Admission Officer position. One individual will be appointed from nominees who are employed by dental education programs and/or advanced dental education programs accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation and have knowledge and experience in admission procedures, testing and predoctoral and/or advanced dental education. Non-dentist dental school admissions officers are encouraged to apply. 
  • The second vacancy is for the Dental Dean position. One individual will be appointed from nominees who serve as the dean of a dental school accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation and have knowledge, experience and interest in admissions practices and matters.
  • The third vacancy is for the Educator position. One individual will be appointed from nominees who serve as a faculty in a dental or advanced dental education program accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation. Nominees should have knowledge, experience and interest in current admission practices. 

Members of the Dental Admission Testing Committee may be reappointed annually and serve one four-year term. The first term will commence at the close of the 2019 ADA Meeting in September. Nominees who are dentists must be members of the ADA. If interested, a cover letter and curriculum vitae should be directed to Rekha C. Gehani, D.D.S,Chair, ADA Council on Dental Education and Licensure and submitted to Karen Hart, Director, ADA Council on Dental Education and Licensure, 211 E. Chicago Ave., Chicago, IL 60611 or via email at hartk@ada.org. Questions regarding CDEL’s Dental Admission Testing Committee may be directed to Annette Puzan, Manager, CDEL at puzana@ada.org. Nominations must be received by March 29, 2019.

Published on February 13, 2019

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