Faculty

  • Celebrating Our Collaborative Spirit
    Join our 2019 Celebration in Chicago. The future of dental education is ours to define. It is a time of great promise, optimism and hope. Let’s gather in the “Windy City”—hailed as “the next big place for innovation”—to celebrate our unique abilities and spirit in ways that advance our profession, better prepare our students and embrace our role in our global community.   Learn more

  • Webinars
    The next ADEA eLearn webinar—Using a Concept Map to Guide Curriculum Integration in Dental Education —takes place Thursday, January 24, 2019 from 12:00 - 12:45 p.m. Eastern Time.

    Ponder it: “What common medical conditions require dentists to alter routine clinical treatment?” Hypertension, asthma and diabetes may leap to mind. This is where knowledge of the basic sciences is critical to delivering optimum clinical care. Yet, students often learn the basic and clinical sciences in curriculum silos. Developing an integrated curriculum, one that leverages the intersection of the basic and clinical sciences, can be onerous. But by developing a concept map, educators access a useful guide that skillfully integrates the basic and clinical sciences into a curriculum that supports the development of critical thinking skills essential for achieving success on the Integrated National Board Dental Examination (INBDE), which is set to launch in 2020.  Learn more

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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 Leadership Institute
    The ADEA Leadership Institute is a year-long program designed to develop the nation’s most promising individuals at academic dental institutions to become future leaders in dental and higher education. Facts about the ADEA Leadership Institute  Dr. Harinder S. Sandhu, Director, Schulich Dentistry, University of Learn more

  • 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 EducationThe 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. Learn more