ADEA Member Benefits for Advanced Dental Education Programs

Regardless of institutional setting, ADEA gives your program the competitive advantage it needs. Join the advanced dental education membership community in ADEA today.

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ADEA Member Services and Benefits

Centralized application service ADEA PASS - now with MATCH: This web-based application simplifies the application process, not just for applicants but also for your program, relieving you of additional costs in administrative infrastructure.The service also helps to forge links across institutions to enhance outcomes. ADEA gives every member advanced dental education program a voice in guiding ADEA PASS via its ADEA PASS Advisory Group.

Voice in policy matters: Program directors of post doctoral programs at member institutions have seats on the ADEA Council of Hospital and Advanced Education Programs.Through active involvement in the Council, Sections, Special Interest Groups, and other groups within the Association, program directors have a better opportunity to meet peers and others outside their specialty with mutual interests and to pursue professional and leadership development goals. Also, your institution's collective voice could play a vital role in ADEA's representation on Capitol Hill.

More promotion and exposure: Your program(s) will appear in the ADEA Directory of Institutional Members and Association Officers and on ADEA's website.

Open Membership: Through ADEA's open membership policy, when an institution joins ADEA, each of its dental faculty, staff, and students may activate a free individual membership in the Association (self-activated at So, if ten  institutional faculty and 15 residents join ADEA, your institutional membership has already saved nearly $2,000.

Critical and relevant professional development programming : ADEA presents a variety of educational events annually, many offering continuing education credits, including the ADEA Annual Session & Exhibition. ADEA hosts an Advanced Dental Education Summit periodically. Representatives of all aspects of post doctoral dental education come together to engage in candid discussions about relevant issues in advanced dental education.

Discounts on exhibit space and publications.

Complimentary: Journal of Dental Education, ADEA Directory of Institutional Members and Association Officers.

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American Dental Education Association  
655 K Street, NW, Suite 800, Washington, DC 20001
Phone: 202-289-7201 |

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