Faculty

  • 2022 ADEA Annual Session & Exhibition

    Lifting as We Rise—the  2022 ADEA Annual Session & Exhibition —inspires and challenges us to lean in on the pathways that position the next wave of oral health educators.  Join us on March 19-22, 2022 in historically rich and culturally diverse Philadelphia—Pennsylvania’s largest city—for Lifting as We Rise, a program designed to foster the growth and collegiality among dental educators. (The conference location has shifted from Montreal, Canada, because of ongoing travel and border restrictions related to the COVID-19 pandemic.) Learn more

  • Webinars
    The next ADEA eLearn webinar 

    ADEA eLearn Webinar Recordings

    Explore Courses

    Watch recordings of previous ADEA webinars on your schedule. Complete the entire course in one sitting, or come and go at your convenience.


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  • ADEA weTeach®
    ADEA weTeach® is a user-friendly gateway providing dental, allied dental and other health educators a one-stop-shop for high-quality teaching, learning and assessment resources. Health care faculty at any stage of their career will benefit from these “how to” resources, plus the opportunity to share and publish educational best practices within MedEdPORTAL®. Learn more

  • Data, Analysis & Research
    Data includes historical trends on applications, enrollment and demographics; faculty positions and demographics, along with historical trends on vacancies and separations; and trends in debt and tuition. Sources include ADEA’s annual surveys and research on trends in dental education.  Learn more

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  • ADEA Scholarships, Awards and Fellowships
    ADEA recognizes achievement and distinction among its members through an awards program. Each year, in the summer, ADEA opens award nominations. Self-nominations from individual members are accepted for many of these awards, which range from $1,000 scholarships to $25,000 fellowships supporting leadership development.  Learn more

  • ADEA Academic Dental Careers Fellowship Program (ADEA ADCFP)
    The ADEA Academic Dental Careers Fellowship Program (ADCFP) was founded with the goal of providing students and residents the opportunity to become involved in an academia by providing structured mentoring and insight into what an academic career involves. 
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Featured Publications

Our Future Faculty—The Importance of Recruiting Students and Residents to Academic Dentistry

Predoctoral and allied dental students, as well as residents, must be made aware of the benefits of academic dentistry and the specific initiatives that will help them explore careers in dental education. Data indicate that the time to address the future shortage of dental educators is now

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Report of the Task Force on Assessment of Readiness for PracticeThe Report of the Task Force on Assessment of Readiness for Practice (Sept. 2018) is an important call-to-action that tackles issues of significant importance to the dental profession and the public they serve.


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Intraprofessional Dental Education: Where Do We Stand?Trends in health care practice indicate that teams produce more effective patient outcomes than individuals providing clinical care. Learn more

Journal of Dental Education

The Journal of Dental Education (JDE) is a peer-reviewed monthly journal that publishes a wide variety of educational and scientific research in dental, allied dental and advanced dental education.

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