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Predoctoral Orthodontic Education for the 21st Century
Don't miss this invaluable discussion on predoctoral orthodontic education. The webinar will feature a distinguished panel of educators with a wealth of experience in predoctoral orthodontic education and includes, Dr. Mitchell Lipp, NYU; Dr. Khushee Sharma-Fung, University of Toronto; Dr. Reginald Taylor, Texas A&M; with moderator Dr. Kelton Stewart, Indiana University.

During the webinar, panelists will delve into how their programs are interpreting the US and Canadian predoctoral orthodontic standards and facilitating an effective curriculum that provides dental students with the knowledge and experiences needed to become competent entry level practitioners. They will also highlight challenges they have faced while working in their respective institutions to execute the predoctoral orthodontic experience, as well as useful strategies that attendees can employ as they navigate their own unique learning environments.

Are you responsible for facilitating the predoctoral orthodontic educational experience at your program?
Have you recently received directives to change the predoctoral orthodontic curriculum?
Do you want to identify some new techniques to enhance your student instruction?
Are you new in your role and don’t know where to begin? If you responded yes to any of these questions, this webinar is definitely for you!

To ensure a robust conversation on the current teaching standards for predoctoral orthodontic education and how you can be successful in your teaching endeavors, the panel will welcome questions from the audience throughout the event. Additionally, the webinar will utilize audience polling to allow attendees to see what trends currently exist regarding various aspects of predoctoral orthodontic education. This will be a very informative webinar and we hope that you will join us on September 29th for Predoctoral Orthodontic Education for the 21st Century.

This program is complimentary, but registration is required to attend.

Sep 29, 2022 07:00 PM in Central Time (US and Canada)

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Dr. Mitchell Lipp
Director of Predoctoral Orthodontics @NYU
In 2001, Dr. Mitchell Lipp developed the first competency-based course at NYU which continues to be a model for research and scholarship. In 2004, he implemented a pioneering integrated curriculum in clear aligner therapy. Dr. Lipp is a passionate advocate of new methods and ideas in teaching. He co-founded and directs EduTrack, a concentration for postdoctoral residents and fellows exploring teaching and learning. He is currently involved in projects involving feedback, communication, test enhanced learning, eLearning, and mentoring. He is a commissioner of the ADA Commission on Continuing Education Provider Recognition, an executive member in the NYU Dentistry Faculty Council, Representative to the ADEA Council of Faculties, and NYU Dentistry Coordinator for the ADEA Academic Dental Careers Fellowship Program.
Dr. Reginald Taylor
Director Undergraduate Orthodontics @Texas A&M School of Dental Medicine
Dr. Reginald W. Taylor is currently Associate Professor and Director of Undergraduate Orthodontics at the College of Dentistry. Dr. Taylor received his B.S. in Chemistry from Xavier University of Louisiana in 1982. He then received his D.M.D. in 1987 from the Harvard School of Dental Medicine (HSDM). Dr. Taylor received his Orthodontic Certificate and Doctor of Medical Sciences (D.M.Sc.) in Oral Biology in 1992 from the Harvard School of Dental Medicine and the Forsyth Dental Center. After receiving his degree and certificate, he accepted a full-time faculty position at the University of Alabama School of Dentistry. There, Dr. Taylor taught pre and post-doctoral orthodontics until accepting his current position at Texas A&M University College of Dentistry in the year 2000. In addition to his teaching, research and administrative responsibilities, Dr. Taylor has enjoyed the opportunities to engage in extramural and intramural clinical orthodontic practice.
Dr. Khushee Sharma Fung
Professor in Orthodontics @University of Toronto Faculty of Dentistry
Dr. Sharma-Fung is a specialist in orthodontics and registered with the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario, a registered specialist in the United Kingdom, and a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. Dr. Sharma-Fund has been practicing orthodontics since 2022, after completing her specialist orthodontic training from the University of London. In addition to teaching, Dr. Sharma-Fung maintains her own private clinic in Toronto.
Dr. Kelton Stewart
Chair and Graduate Program Director of Orthodontics & Oral Facial Genetics @Indianapolis University
Dr. Kelton Stewart is a Texas native who joined the IU Department of Orthodontics and Oral Facial Genetics in November 2008. He attended Baylor University from 1998 to 2002, where he earned a B.A in Biology (2002). He continued his professional education at Baylor College of Dentistry from 2002 to 2006, where he gained his DDS (2006), certificate in Orthodontics (2008), and MS in Health Professions Education (2008). Dr. Stewart is active in several dental professional associations, including Omicron Kappa Upsilon Honor Society, American Association of Orthodontists, and Odontological Honor Society. In addition to teaching and practicing, Dr. Kelton Stewart is the Chair of the AAO's Council on Orthodontic Education and Liaison to the Society of Educators.