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CHAIR OF THE BOARD SYMPOSIUM Celebrating Diversity Through Teaching Strategies and Administrative Policies

Description

Every dental education institution must maintain a humanistic environment that is respectful of faculty, staff, students and patients, regardless of race, ethnicity, sex, gender identity, nationality, socioeconomic status or any other element of diversity. The most inclusive institutions celebrate these differences to make a safe, welcoming environment for all. Four institutions share their perspectives on this issue. We will discuss a tool for exploring and teaching implicit bias and share strategies to develop and assess cultural competence in students. Finally, we will explore ways to create and measure a humanistic institutional climate through policies, training, development and assessment best practices.

Learning Objectives:

  • Create and implement policies focusing on an environment that facilitates equitable treatment in a climate that fosters success and achievement.
  • Implement student, staff and faculty development programs and devise assessment plans aimed at measuring campus climate.
  • Devise student cultural competence curriculum and assessment experiences.

CE Information:
The American Dental Education Association is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider.

An evaluation form is available to participants after the conclusion of the webinar. To earn continuing education (CE) credit for participation in the webinar, the online evaluation must be completed in full by July 17, 2023. After completing the evaluation, webinar participants can print and save the CE Verification Form.

ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry.

The American Dental Education Association designates this activity for 2.0 continuing education credit.



All speakers agree that neither they nor members of their immediate family have any financial relationships with commercial entities that may be relevant to their presentation.

Contributors

  • Kathi R. Shepherd, RDH

    University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry

  • Pamela Zarkowski, J.D.

    University of Detroit Mercy

  • Sara C. Gordon, D.D.S., M.S., FRCD(C), FDS-RCSEd

    University of Washington School of Dentistry

  • Yun Saksena, B.D.Sc., M.M.Sc., D.M.D

    University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Dentistry

  • Dianne Foster, RDH, M.A.

    University of Louisville School of Dentistry

  • Candace Ziglor, LMSW

    University of Detroit Mercy

  • Dr. Craig Yarborough

    University of the Pacific, Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry

July 17, 2020
Fri 3:00 PM EDT

Duration 2H 0M

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