Deans and Program Directors

  • Vision 2030: The 2018 ADEA Annual Session & ExhibitionVision 2030: The 2018 ADEA Annual Session & Exhibition
    We don’t have to imagine what the next generation of dental education might bring, because we are already living it. Phenomena in technology, health care, demographics and other areas can and will transform dentistry and how we teach. We know they are impacting our world today, but the question is: are we prepared to leverage them for the benefit of our profession, our students and society? The time to plan for 2030 is 2018, and the potential for the future of academic dentistry is limited only by our vision. Learn more

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  • ADEA Snapshot of Dental Education, 2017–2018
    The ADEA Deans’ Briefing Book contains topics of interest to dental school deans, program directors, faculty, students, residents, and fellows. It presents data on a variety of topics and suggests a perspective on these data.

    The emphasis of the report is on trends, particularly historical trends, about dental schools, advanced dental education programs, and allied dental programs. Learn more

  • Allied Dental Education Resources
    Available resources include:

    • The 2016 ADEA Dental Hygiene Clinical Licensure Survey Summary and Results, which shows overwhelming support for eliminating the human subject component of the dental hygiene exam.

    • The ADEA Compendium of Curriculum Guidelines for Allied Dental Education Programs (May 2015-16)

    • Competencies for allied dental education. 

    • Information about the ADEA Council of Allied Dental Program Directors. 

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  • Charting Progress
    ADEA's Charting Progress is a monthly e-newsletter by ADEA Executive Director Richard W. Valachovic examining critical issues in dental education. Learn more

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  • ADEA United States Interactive Legislative Tracking Map
    This interactive map provides current information on state legislation of interest to academic dentistry for all fifty states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. 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

  • 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

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News

ADEA AGR Resources and Information

On August 19, ADEA submitted comments to the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, providing input on proposed research initiatives. 

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Featured Publications

ADEA Snapshot of Dental Education, 2017–2018

The ADEA Deans’ Briefing Book contains topics of interest to dental school deans, program directors, faculty, students, residents, and fellows. It presents data on a variety of topics and suggests a perspective on these data.

The emphasis of the report is on trends, particularly historical trends, about dental schools, advanced dental education programs, and allied dental programs.

Learn more

2016–17 ADEA Directory of Institutional Members and Association Officers

2016–17 ADEA Directory of Institutional Members and Association OfficersThe 2015–16 ADEA Directory of Institutional Members and Association Officers (DIM) is now available online. This members-only resource is completely searchable. 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. Learn more