May 2013 BDE, Volume 46, Issue 5

Call for Nominations for ADEA Appointments: Deadline July 15, 2013

The American Dental Education Association (ADEA) is pleased to announce the ninth annual Open Call for Nominations for ADEA appointments.

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A Rounded View of Student Debt

“We’re number 1!” joked Robert Hann at the start of his talk. Mr. Hann, who will soon be graduating from the USC, appeared to be boasting, but in actuality, USC is the most expensive dental school in North America.

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Around the Dental Education Community

The latest news from the dental institutions.

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Classifieds

Job opportunities in California, Ohio, Oklahoma, and Texas.

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Preview the May issue of the Journal of Dental Education

Journal of Dental Education, Volume 77, Number 5, May 2013

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Student and Faculty Development in Interprofessional Education Team-based Care: Important, but Not Easy

At an educational session “Faculty Development in Interprofessional Education (IPE) Team-based Care” during the 2013 ADEA Annual Session & Exhibition, presenters discussed the development and current implications of IPE and the challenges of IPE in their institutions.

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Tucker Carlson Shines in This Year’s Political Spotlight

ADEA Annual Session & Exhibition attendees look forward to each year’s Political Spotlight for its entertainment value as well as for enlightenment, and this year’s presenter did not disappoint. Tucker Carlson drew laughs throughout a serious talk.

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Apply for the Dental Pipeline Learning Institute 2013 Cohort

Applications are available for the Dental Pipeline National Learning Institute 2013 Cohort, which will begin in October 2013.

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Assessing Researchers’ Awareness of Epistemologies and Methods: A Review of JDE Publications from 2001 to 2010

How theory-centered does scientific research need to be in order to provide useful information? Should the selection of a theory always precede the collection of data, or can the data sometimes be used to develop a new theory? These questions formed the crux of an educational session at the 2013 ADEA Annual Session & Exhibition.

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Minority Faculty Say Mentorship Is Key

What development method is most beneficial to junior faculty members in attaining their academic career goals?

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Short Take on Short Talks

A standing room only crowd turned out for this year’s “Short Talks,” presented at the 2013 ADEA Annual Session & Exhibition

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Transitions, Appointments, and Awards

The latest news on transitions, fellowship opportunities, and award recipients.

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What Lies Ahead for Health Reform

At this year’s 2013 ADEA Annual Session & Exhibition, Peter Damiano, D.D.S., Director of the Public Policy Center and Professor at the University of Iowa College of Dentistry, discussed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) and its long-term implications for dental education and dentistry.

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