May 2019 Volume LIV Number 3


2016 Joint Academic Day

July 2016 Volume LI Number 4

Over 165 educators involved in predoctoral and postdoctoral pediatric dental education came together for the Annual Joint Academic Day. Dr. Amr Moursi, Trustee-at-Large for Academic Affairs welcomed everyone and introduced the morning program featuring a discussion titled Effective and Efficient Clinical Teaching led by Dr. John Littlefield, Adjunct Assistant Professor, Comprehensive Dentistry at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and Dr. Paula N. O’Neill, Professor Emerita from the University of Texas School of Dentistry at Houston. Drs. Tegwyn Brickhouse and Janice Townsend spoke about Collaboration, Not Competition: A relationship analysis of DSOs and dental schools in view of children’s access to care based on a technical brief produced by the AAPD Pediatric Oral Health Research and Policy Center. Rounding out the morning was an informative discussion on the Advanced Dental Admissions Test provided by Dr. Kathleen Hinshaw of the ADA and updates to the ADEA PASS system offered by Dr. Carolyn Booker.

Following lunch sponsored by Proctor and Gamble, the Society of Predoctoral Program Directors and the Society of Postdoctoral Program Directors met and held programs designed to meet their specific needs.

Please contact AAPD Educational Affairs Manager Scott Dalhouse at for additional information or assistance with accessing the presentations.

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