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Professional Development Opportunities 


Professional Development Opportunities for Dental Educators offered by Academy for Academic Leadership

Interested in developing leadership and management skills, changing careers or furthering your education? The Academy for Academic Leadership (AAL) is offering the following professional development programs open to dental educators worldwide. Several programs are online courses that are designed for maximum flexibility and convenience.

The International Federation of Dental Educators and Associations (IFDEA) is sharing this information with the dental education community in efforts to inform educators worldwide about these upcoming opportunities.

International Clinical Dentistry Webinar
June 13, 2015 (Online)
This 90-minute live webinar, titled Health Coaching in Dentistry: A New Complementary Therapy within Clinical Best Practices, will focus on a new patient-empowerment approach to elicit, motivate, and support the adoption of healthy behaviors. Participants will learn to integrate health coaching principles with effective patient communication skills to achieve best clinical practices within the dental school clinic or their own practice.
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Chairs and Academic Administrators Management Program
July 30 – August 1, 2015 in Atlanta, Georgia, USA
A three-day workshop designed to give uniquely positioned managers and leaders the skills and confidence to balance competing demands and priorities and manage diverse programs and people.
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The Institute for Teaching and Learning
August 20 – 22, 2015 and October 22 – 24 in Atlanta, Georgia, USA
This institute is the premier teacher-training program for full- and part-time health professions educators and private practitioners embarking on a new career in academia. The ITL can be taken as a stand-alone program that imparts the skills of a master education and awards 50 CEUs. The ITL program also serves as the pathway to a Master’s degree in Health Professions Education.
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Compass Program for Academic Achievement
September 17 and 24 and October 1 and 8, 2015 (Online)
This program provides early and mid-career faculty with an understanding of the culture of higher education. Learn about conducting educational research, writing grant applications, publishing articles and reports, and career planning. The course consists of four online sessions presented weekly from September 17 – October 8, 2015.
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ADEA/Colgate/AAL Institute for Allied Health Educators
A series of online courses specifically designed for new educators, private practitioners and mid-career professions. Receive career advice and instruction covering a wide array of skills including designing curricula and honing leadership abilities.

  • “Clinical Teaching Best Practices”: March 18 – April 15, 2015
  • “Advances in Educational Methods”: July 1 – 29, 2015
  • “Revitalizing Curriculum and Recalibrating Faculty”: October 21 – November 18, 2015

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The AAL is an international consulting and professional development organization involved with many faculty members, administrators and other organizational leaders within the academic health professions. To learn more about registering for any of AAL’s programs, visit www.aalgroup.org.

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The International Federation of Dental Educators and Associations (IFDEA) is a global community of dental educators who have joined together to improve oral health worldwide by sharing knowledge and raising standards. IFDEA contributes to improving global health by improving oral health by serving as an axis of information, best practices, exchange programs, news and professional development for the many regional dental education associations and individual academic dental institutions worldwide.

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