Agenda

2024-25 ADEA Emerging Leaders Program
Facilitated by AAL

July 24–27, 2024
ADEA Headquarters
Washington, DC


Purpose: 

  • Describe and discuss current topics and trends in academic dentistry.
  • Build a professional network of colleagues and mentors.
  • Create a career plan to focus on activities that will build professional capacities.
  • Assess and develop leadership competencies to prepare for future opportunities both institutionally and within ADEA.
 

Themes:

  • Assessment for Development: Personal data on which to build a development plan.
  • Mentorship: How to find a mentor and how to become one.
  • Career Development: How to find your niche and develop career opportunities.
  • Considerations and Expectations of a Faculty Member: Policies and networking.
  • Wellness and Resilience: Strategies for balancing career with other dimensions of life.

Download the 2024 ADEA Emerging Leaders Program agenda. PDF

 



Sessions are numbered by day and session (e.g., 1.1 is Day 1, Session 1). Using the agenda as a reference, any corresponding materials will be numbered according to the day and session and can be downloaded in ADEA Connect.

 8:00 – 9:00 a.m.Breakfast
 9:00 – 9:10 a.m.Welcome and Introductions

Felicia Tucker-Lively
, M.P.H., Ph.D.
Karen P. West, D.M.D., M.P.H.
Renee Latimer, M.B.A.
 9:10 – 9:45 a.m.Getting to Know 2024–25 ADEA Emerging Leaders Program Class
 9:45 – 11:00 a.m.1.1 Unraveling Personality Types and Self-Leadership

Felicia Tucker-Lively, M.P.H., Ph.D.

Learning Objectives:

  • Assess one’s personal preferences for taking in information and making decisions
  • Identify the effect of type preferences on one’s contributions as a leader and follower.

CE Credits: 1.25 

 11:00 – 11:15 a.m.Break
 11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.1.2 Multidirectional Leadership

Marnie Oakley, D.M.D.

Learning Objectives:

  • Recognize the importance of self-awareness and self-management when preparing to lead in multiple directions.
  • Explain the value of enhancing and shifting one’s identified strengths away from overexpression toward leading with authenticity.
  • Describe effective techniques alongside identified competencies when growing in various frames of multidirectional leadership.
  • Identify opportunities to address challenges that threaten your multidirectional leadership growth and your organizational success.
 12:15 – 1:00 p.m.Lunch
 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.1.2 Multidirectional Leadership, continued

CE Credits: 2.0

 2:00 – 2:15 p.m.Break
 2:15 – 3:15 p.m.1.3 Group Project Description and Initial Discussion

Felicia Tucker-Lively, M.P.H., Ph.D.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify a peer group name.
  • Explore group project process and develop timeline for completion.
  • Begin identifying a project topic.

CE Credits: 1.0

 3:15 – 3:45 p.m.

Peer Group Debrief Meeting

Advisor Groups

 3:45 - 4:00 p.m.Q&A, Evaluation and Adjourn
 4:00 – 5:30 p.m.Break
 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.Welcome Reception
 6:30 p.m.Dinner on Your Own

 

 8:00 – 9:00 a.m.Breakfast
 9:00 – 9:15 a.m.Daily Reflection and Assessment
 9:15 – 9:45 a.m.2.1 Peer Group Discussion of Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) Reports

Felicia Tucker-Lively, Ph.D., M.P.H.

Participants should bring their MBTI reports with them to this session. This session is based on the MBTI homework and will focus on communication styles. Based on MBTI type and their personal experience and reflection, each peer group member will answer and be ready to discuss the following:

  1. When communicating with others, the two words that describe my style best are …. (e.g., Compassionate Listener, Logical Processor, Practical Contributor)
  2. Something that irritates me when communicating with others is…
  3. Something I could do to improve the way I communicate with others is ….

CE Credits: 0.5

 9:45 – 10:45 a.m.2.2 Making Difficult Conversations Less Difficult

Marnie Oakley, D.M.D.

Learning Objectives:

  • Discuss the value of reflection and a structured approach when preparing for a difficult conversation.
  • Describe how to leverage and apply identified tools to reframe your understanding of the individual and the potential issues related to your difficult situation.
  • Identify best practices that support success when leading difficult conversations.
  • List helpful leadership strategies to prevent difficult situations.
 10:45 – 11:00 a.m.Break
 11:00 – 12:15 p.m.2.1 Making Difficult Conversations Less Difficult, continued

CE Credits: 2.25

 12:15 – 1:00 p.m.Lunch
 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.2.1 Team Effectiveness Discussion

Felicia Tucker-Lively, M.P.H., Ph.D.    

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify individual contributions to team performance.
  • Describe team strengths and opportunities for enhancing effectiveness.

CE Credits: 1.0

 2:00 – 2:15 p.m.Break
 2:15 – 3:30 p.m.2.2 Effective Communication in Academic Settings

Dharini van der Hoeven, MSc, PhD.

Learning Objectives:

  • Develop active listening skills and enhance clarity in communication.
  • Explore how to engage with colleagues and students to foster a collaborative, supportive learning environment.
  • Explore the significance of fostering an inclusive and culturally sensitive communication approach in oral health education.
  • Identify practical techniques to ensure information is effectively conveyed and received.

CE Credits: 1.25

 3:30 – 3:45 p.m.Break
 3:45 – 4:45 p.m.2.3 Project Discussion

Felicia Tucker-Lively, Ph.D., M.P.H.

Learning Objectives:

  • Review and discuss research topics.
  • Explore alternative approaches based on feedback from advisors.

CE Credits: 1.0

 4:45 – 5:00 p.m.Q&A/Adjourn
 5:00 – 6:00 p.m.Break
 6:00 – 8:30 p.m.Group Networking Event and Dinner

 

 8:30 – 9:15 a.m.Breakfast
 9:15 – 9:45 a.m.Daily Reflection and Assessment
 9:30 – 10:45 a.m. 3.1 Enhancing Leadership Through Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging

Thyagaseely (Sheela) Premaraj, Ph.D., B.D.S.

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss the importance of leadership in building and sustaining diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging.
  • Discuss the ways to create opportunities for hidden talents.
  • Discuss the role leadership can contribute to making or breaking an organization.

CE Credits: 1.25

 10:45 – 11:00 a.m.Break
 11:00 a.m. – noon3.2 Peer Discussion—Peer Coaching Based on Level of Experience

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss individual career plans.

CE Credits: 1.0

 Noon – 1:00 p.m.Lunch
 1:00 – 2:30 p.m.3.3 Mentorship and Networking

Felicia Tucker-Lively, M.P.H., Ph.D.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe important traits necessary to becoming an effective mentor to peers and students.
  • Identify mentorship skills necessary to help develop leadership abilities.
  • Employ techniques to develop one’s professional networks.
  • Explain how to build productive relationships that will lead to a healthy institutional culture.
  • Apply skills learned to enhance your reputation amongst your peers.
  • Discuss how to use networking to improve recruitment and retention strategies.

CE Credits: 1.5

 2:30 – 2:45 p.m.Break
 2:45 – 4:15 p.m.3.4 Peer Coaching with Advisors

Learning Objectives

  • Apply a model for peer feedback.
  • Develop action steps to address an important issue at one’s home institution.
  • Build peer group communication skills and support.

CE Credits: 1.5

 4:15 – 4:30 p.m.Project Question and Answer

Felicia Tucker-Lively, M.P.H., Ph.D.

 4:30 p.m.Adjourn
 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.Reception and Dinner

 

 8:30 – 9:15 a.m.Breakfast, Daily Reflection and Assessment
 9:15 – 10:30 a.m.4.1 Aligning Scholarship with Professional Development

Felicia Tucker-Lively, M.P.H., Ph.D.
Advisors and Peer Groups

Learning Objectives

  • Apply strategies for publishing within your discipline and academic dentistry.
  • Design a research and publishing strategy as part of your career plan.

CE Credits: 1.25

 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.4.2 Team Project Discussion

Advisors and Peer Groups

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss individual career plans.
  • Identify an area of investigation for team project.
  • Establish a work plan for the team project.

CE Credits: 1.0

 11:30 a.m. – noonNext Steps and Closing Remarks

Felicia Tucker-Lively, M.P.H., Ph.D.

 NoonAdjourn (Do not depart before noon)

 

Faculty Advisors

Felicia Tucker-Lively, M.P.H., Ph.D.
Vice President
AAL

Marnie Oakley, D.M.D.
Dean
University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine

 

Marco C. Bottino, D.D.S., M.Sc., Ph.D.
Director, Regenerative Dentistry Postgraduate Program
University of Michigan School of Dentistry
(ADEA LI Class of 2021)

Clark Dana, D.D.S., Ph.D.
Associate Dean of Student Progress and Curriculum
Roseman University of Health Sciences College of Dental Medicine – South Jordan, Utah
(ADEA LI Class of 2022)

Edmund Khoo, B.D.S.
Adjunct Associate Professor
Indiana University School of Dentistry
(ADEA LI Class of 2020)

Elmer (EJ) Newness, D.D.S.
Interim Assistant Dean for Academic Administration
Director of Accelerated Dental Program
University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry
(ADEA LI Class of 2017)

Thyagaseely (Sheela) Premaraj, B.D.S., Ph.D.
Program Director of Orthodontics
Nova Southeastern University College of Dental Medicine
(ADEA LI Class of 2022)

Jayne S. Reuben, Ph.D.
Director of Instructional Effectiveness
Texas A&M University School of Dentistry
(ADEA LI Class of 2022)

Dharini van der Hoeven, M.Sc., Ph.D.
Director of Pre- and Post-doctoral Research
UTHealth Houston School of Dentistry
(Class of 2021)

ADEA Staff:

Renée Latimer, M.B.A.
Senior Director, Professional Development and Educational Technology

Eric Lund, M.A.
Professional Development Manager

Nirah Forman
Senior Director, Meetings, Conferences and Educational Technology

 

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