Faculty

  • 2020 ADEA Annual Session & Exhibition

    Your Career. Our Future. Join us at the 2020 ADEA Annual Session & Exhibition in National Harbor, MD, for Discover Your Pathway, a conference that supports ADEA members’ professional growth through personalized learning. Learn more

  • Webinars
    The next ADEA eLearn webinar—Preparing Future Faculty: The Time Is Now!  
    July 11, 2019 | Noon – 1:00 p.m., Eastern Time As highlighted in the  October 2018 ADEA Policy Brief, the dental faculty landscape is undergoing significant change. With 2015-16 data indicating that over 40% of faculty at academic dental institutions are over 60 years old, creating opportunities and interest in academic dentistry careers has taken on elevated importance. The time to address the future shortage of dental educators is now. A critical part of the solution is dental faculty engagement—their efforts to inspire and mentor students to become future educators can provide students with a first-hand understanding of the value and rewards of academic dentistry.
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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