Announcements

  • 5 Questions With ... Kayla Ellis

    In the new feature 5 Questions With..., we shine a spotlight on various ADEA members, asking them five questions (both professional and personal), giving us all a chance to get to know one another better. This month we feature Kayla Ellis, University of Minnesota School of Dentistry - Class of 2022,
    ADEA Student Body President
  • July 28—The American Dental Education Association (ADEA) urges its member institutions and programs

    The American Dental Education Association (ADEA) urges its member institutions and programs to advise and strongly encourage their faculty, staff, students and residents to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. 
  • ADEA to Launch Major Dental Education-wide Climate Assessment on Diversity and Inclusion

    The American Dental Education Association (ADEA) is launching a momentous dental education-wide climate assessment survey that will collect baseline data on diversity, equity and inclusion at U.S. and Canadian dental schools and allied dental programs. This inaugural climate assessment is a crucial step in assisting all institutions with measuring perceptions regarding the campus climate as one supportive of inclusion, equality and equitable outcomes for all stakeholders.
  • 5 Questions With ... Juliette C. Daniels

    In the new feature 5 Questions With..., we shine a spotlight on various ADEA members, asking them five questions (both professional and personal), giving us all a chance to get to know one another better.  This month we feature Juliette C. Daniels, Ed.D., Assistant Dean for Student Services & Enrollment Management, University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry

  • ADEA Applauds Senate Bill to Permanently Allow Qualified Students to Vaccinate

    The American Dental Education Association (ADEA) is hailing the introduction of a bill that would permanently allow qualified health professions students to administer vaccines during federally declared public health emergencies.
  • ADEA Releases Summary of Impact of COVID-19 on U.S. Dental Schools

    ADEA has released a policy research summary report as the third issue of the ADEA Policy Research Series, Resilient Dental Schools, Better Oral Health Care for the Underserved.    

    For any questions, please contact Dr. Omar Escontrías, ADEA Senior Director of Policy Research at policy@adea.org.

  • 5 Questions With ... Julia M. Hwang

    June 4, 2021 - In the new feature 5 Questions With...,this month we shine a spotlight on Ms. Julia M. Hwang - Director, Learner Success Center, University of California, San Francisco, School of Dentistry
  • Crisis and Opportunity: COVID-19 Pandemic Kick Starts Changes for Dental Community

    May 7, 2021 - The COVID-19 pandemic’s impact has been and continues to be wide-ranging, influencing legislation and regulations on both a national and state level. Several of those changes have been relevant to the dental and dental education community, from the expansion of telehealth in some states, to the approval by the Biden administration of dentists and dental students becoming COVID-19 vaccinators, to greater movement in licensure portability and licensure examinations. 
  • #ADEA2021 Attendees - Your #ADEA2021 Streaming Access Is Extended Through Sept. 30!

    WE are extending your free attendee access to all 2021 ADEA Annual Session & Exhibition (#ADEA2021) content for the next five months in ADEA eLearn
  • HHS Allows Dentists and Dental Students to Provide COVID-19 Vaccinations

    The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)  (PREP Act) to allow dentists and dental students to be COVID-19 vaccinators. This amendment would enable dentists and dental students to provide COVID-19 vaccines to the general population, regardless of the state or territory in which they are licensed, and it extends liability protection to the vaccinators.

  • ADEA Statement Against Racism and Violence Against Individuals of Asian Descent, Asian Americans...

    March 19, 2021—The American Dental Education Association (ADEA) condemns all forms of violence, discrimination, racism, harassment and xenophobia.  We are grieved by the spread of COVID-19 misinformation and bias that has fostered the mistreatment of persons of Asian descent. Although further details regarding this week’s mass shooting in Atlanta are still pending, this tragedy highlights the escalating violence directed toward Asians, Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in our nation throughout the last year. According to a recent Stop AAPI Hate National Report, hate crimes against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the United States increased during the pandemic.
  • ADEA Hails Federal Approval for Role of Dentists and Qualified Dental Students in COVID Vaccinations

    March 12, 2021—The Biden administration’s decision to allow dentists and qualified dental students to administer the COVID-19 vaccine is a welcome and important step in winning the fight against the deadly pandemic, according to the American Dental Education Association (ADEA).

  • A Conversation with ADEA’s President and CEO and the Chair of the ADEA Board of Directors

    What’s ahead for 2021?
    We sat down (virtually) with ADEA President and CEO, Karen P. West, D.M.D., M.P.H., and Chair of the ADEA Board of Directors Ryan Quock, D.D.S., to get their thoughts on the big issues and opportunities on the horizon for both ADEA and dental education, in general.