Agenda


2020 ADEA Deans’ Virtual Conference
November 6, 13 and 20, 2020

Preliminary Agenda



Download a printable version of the 2020 ADEA Deans’ Conference agenda. PDF

 

 1:00 – 1:15 p.m.

Opening Session: Welcome and Introductions

Nader A. Nadershahi, D.D.S., M.B.A., Ed.D.
Chair of the ADEA Council of Deans
Dean, University of the Pacific Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry

Karen P. West, D.M.D., M.P.H.
ADEA President and CEO

 1:15 – 1:55 p.m.Preparing Students for the Future of Health

Presenter
Abbas Hyderi, M.D., M.P.H.
Senior Associate Dean for Medical Education
Kaiser Permanente Bernard J. Tyson School of Medicine


Learning Objectives

  • Identify key trends impacting the future of health care.
  • Describe innovative approaches that health professions school can be designed to prepare students to improve health and health care.


CE Credits: 0.75

 1:55 – 2:00 p.m.5-minute Stretch Break

 2:00 – 2:45 p.m.

What’s Next for Higher Education? A Conversation With Christopher Callahan, President, University of the Pacific

Presenter
Christopher Callahan, M.P.A.
President, University of the Pacific

Interviewed by
Nader A. Nadershahi, D.D.S., M.B.A, Ed.D.


Learning Objectives

  • Examine the changing environment for higher education and the implications for dental schools.
  • Describe strategies deans can use to position their schools for the future.


CE Credits: 0.75

 2:45 – 2:55 p.m.10-minute Stretch Break

 3:00 – 3:50 p.m.Implications for Dental Education: Discussion Groups


Learning Objectives

  • Analyze how changes in health care and higher education impact dental education and practice.
  • Identify opportunities for the ADEA Council of Deans to help shape and inform the future of dental education.


CE Credits: 0.75

 3:50 – 4:00 p.m.

Next Steps and Preview of Session Two

Janet M. Guthmiller, D.D.S., Ph.D.
Member-at-Large of the ADEA Council of Deans
Dean, University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Dentistry

 4:00 p.m.Adjourn

 

 1:00 – 1:05 p.m.

Open and Overview of Day Two

Mert Aksu, D.D.S., J.D., M.H.S.A.
Chair-Elect of the ADEA Council of Deans
Dean, University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry

 1:05 – 2:05 p.m.Critical Issues Facing the Future of Dental Education

Moderator
Nader A. Nadershahi, D.D.S., M.B.A., Ed.D.


Through a series of short “TED-style” talks (listed below), we will inspire and challenge the group’s thinking about these topics. Following the presentations and a brief break, working groups will be formed to identify recommendations for addressing these critical issues.

What’s Next for the Dental Supply and Services Industry in the (Post) COVID Environment
Betsy Ashworth
Chair-elect of the ADEA Corporate Council
Academic Relations, Dentsply Sirona

CODA post-COVID: Accreditation Standards
Sherin Tooks, Ed.D., M.S.
Director, Commission on Dental Accreditation

Economics of Dental Education
Marko Vujicic, Ph.D.
Chief Economist and Vice President, Health Policy Institute
American Dental Association

Integration of Oral Health and Primary Care
Mike Alfano, D.M.D., Ph.D.
Professor, Dean and Executive Vice President
New York University

Curriculum and Assessment
George Mejicano, M.D., M.S.
Professor of Medicine and Senior Associate Dean for Education
Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine



Learning Objectives

  • Appraise key issues facing dental education as a starting point for small group discussions.
  • Identify the opportunities and challenges these issues create for the future of dental education.


CE Credits: 1.00

 2:05 – 2:15 p.m.10-minute Stretch Break

 2:15 – 3:00 p.m.

Deans’ Working Group Sessions (for Deans Only)

CONCURRENT SESSION: ADEA Corporate Council Business Meeting (for Corporate Members Only)

Working Group Facilitators

What’s Next for the Dental Supply and Services Industry in the (Post) COVID Environment
Fotinos Panagakos, D.M.D., Ph.D.
Interim Dean
West Virginia University School of Dentistry

CODA post-COVID: Accreditation Standards
Lawrence Wolinsky, Ph.D., D.M.D.
Dean
Texas A&M College of Dentistry

Economics of Dental Education
Cecile A. Feldman, D.M.D., M.B.A.
Dean
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey School of Dental Medicine

Integration of Oral Health and Primary Care
Dwight E. McLeod, D.D.S., M.S.
Dean
A.T. Still University Missouri School of Dentistry & Oral Health

Curriculum and Assessment
Carol Anne Murdoch-Kinch, D.D.S., Ph.D.
Dean
Indiana University School of Dentistry



Learning Objectives

  • Describe the key challenges facing dental education.
  • Formulate potential solutions to the challenges facing dental education.


CE Credits: 0.75

 3:00 – 3:50 p.m.Keynote: Racial Equity in Dental Education

Leon McDougle, M.D., M.P.H.
President-elect, National Medical Association
Chief Diversity Officer, Associate Dean for Diversity and Inclusion and Professor of Medicine
The Ohio State University College of Medicine


Learning Objectives

  • Describe factors contributing to systemic racism in higher education and health professions education.
  • Identify methods to address systemic racism in dental education.


CE Credits: 0.75

 3:50 – 4:00 p.m.

Next Steps and Preview of Session Three

Steven W. Friedrichsen, D.D.S.
ADEA Board Director for Deans
Dean
Western University of Health Sciences College of Dental Medicine

 4:00 p.m.Adjourn

 

 1:00 – 1:05 p.m.Open and Overview of Day Three

Clark Stanford, D.D.S., Ph.D., Cert. Pros.
Secretary of the ADEA Council of Deans
Dean, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry

 1:05 – 2:00 p.m.Critical Issues Facing the Future of Dental Education: Working Group Reports and Discussion

Panel discussion to share exemplars and recommendations from the Working Groups, and identification of next steps to continue these conversations.

  1. Services, Supplies and Technologies Needed to Support Dental Schools in the (Post) COVID Environment (Fotinos Panagakos)
  2. Accreditation Standards (Lawrence Wolinsky)
  3. Curriculum and Assessment (Carol Anne Murdoch-Kinch)
  4. Integration of Oral Health and Primary Care (Dwight McLeod)
  5. Economics of Dental Education (Ceil Feldman)


Learning Objectives

  • Compare strategies for addressing the critical issues facing the future of dental education.
  • Formulate plans for advancing dental education.


CE Credits: 1.00

 2:00 – 2:10 p.m.Next Steps and Closing Comments

 2:10 – 2:15 p.m.5-minute Stretch Break

 2:15 – 4:00 p.m.ADEA Council of Deans Business Meeting

 4:00 p.m.Adjourn

 

The American Dental Education Association is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider.

ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry.

The American Dental Education Association designates this activity for 5.75 continuing education credits.

CERP Logo


All speakers agree that neither they nor members of their immediate family have any financial relationships with commercial entities that may be relevant to their presentation.