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Access, Diversity and Inclusion — June 2013

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Following the sunset of the American Dental Association’s (ADA) Student Ambassador Program in December 2012, ADEA’s Access, Diversity, and Inclusion (ADI) portfolio initiated plans to expand student engagement and diversity efforts.The ADA Student Ambassador Program was a training program that assisted dental students in organizing and... Click Here To Read More

Educational Research and Analysis — June 2013

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The 2013 ADEA Survey of Dental School Seniors will soon come to a close, and the Educational Research and Analysis (ERA) portfolio will look at current dental school graduating seniors’ future plans. Last year’s survey revealed some interesting findings about the Class of 2012.

In 2012, 5,199 graduated and 38% decided to become a... Click Here To Read More

Access, Diversity, and Inclusion — May 2013

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Last year, ADEA partnered with University of the Pacific Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry to launch the Dental Pipeline National Learning Institute (NLI), a project funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The project is an opportunity for dental educators and their community partners to address the problems of access and... Click Here To Read More

Advocacy and Government Relations — May 2013

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Concerned about how sequestration affects ADEA members, ADEA partnered with the American Dental Association (ADA) and American Association for Dental Research (AADR) to pen a letter to Members of Congress.

In the letter, ADEA and its partners addressed the impact on oral health practitioners' training, an area affecting 2.9... Click Here To Read More

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