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2010 Ideal ASDA Chapter Awards Application Form
The Ideal ASDA Chapter Award honors outstanding achievements by ASDA chapters in serving members in accordance with the Ideal ASDA Chapter criteria. UCLA ASDA Chapter Chapter Andrew Read-Fuller Your Name firstname.lastname@example.org Email address (510) 387-6233 Phone
Your application must include this page, a one page description of the chapter’s achievements in the award categories you are applying for and supporting material as needed. You may apply for more than one award (please check all categories below).
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Award for Ideal ASDA Chapter Award for Most Improved Chapter Award for Outstanding Membership & Communication Award for Outstanding Involvement with Organized Dentistry Award for Outstanding Activities Award for Outstanding Advocacy Award for Outstanding Fundraising Award for Outstanding Involvement with Predental Membership Award for Increasing Ethical Awareness
* Awards will also be presented to chapters with the largest membership market share, largest increase in member market share from 2009 to 2010, and schools that implement an automatic billing system. Chapters do not need to complete an application for these awards.
Membership & Communication
100 percent membership
UCLA currently has 92% market share. Most non-members are international dentists in the advanced standing program.
Chapter utilizes electronic remittance procedures
UCLA utilizes electronic remittance procedures which were submitted in the Fall and are up-to-date. During first-year orientation, students are encouraged to join ASDA and they are automatically re-enrolled in subsequent years.
Chapter encourages member participation
UCLA has a publicity committee specifically tasked to encourage further member participation from our classmates, especially the first year members who are new to ASDA. Through extensive publicizing (described below), all members encouraged to attend events. We have been able to host audiences of over 100 students to many lunch lectures and more than 75% of the student body attended the 15th Annual ASDA Vendor Fair. Our publicity machine has been very successful in ensuring 100% of members have participated in at least one ASDA event over the course of the year.
Chapter recruits and provides activities for pre‐dental members
**NEW** Currently, William Kim, undergraduate at UCLA is a pre-dental member. Pre-dental students were given a presentation to encourage them to become pre-dental ASDA members **NEW** The ASDA Pre-Dental Committee has established three different three-part lecture series for pre-dental students including: o The Faculty Lecture Series featuring 1) the Chair of Admissions gave his dental school application recommendations 2) the Chair of Restorative describing the dental school experience, including pre-clinical lab, clinic, and the curriculum as a whole o The Student Lecture Series in which dental students gave advice about dental school applications and described their own dental school experience o The Big Sib/Lil Sib Series which provided social mixers and labs in which the dental students could mix with the predental students ASDA Community Service Committee invites pre-dental members to health fairs and school visits
Chapter employs the following communication vehicles: class announcements, bulletin boards, e‐mail, Web site
o For every event, the Publicity Committee utilizes multiples forms of communication to ensure the student body is aware of ASDA events and activities. Such vehicles include email reminders, school-wide intercom announcements, classroom announcements, student-designed event fliers, a bulletin board with future and past events posted and our ASDA Chapter website. **NEW** We have also recently taken advantage of using the social networking site: facebook.com in order to reach the student body. We will send messages and create event pages to keep the student body aware of upcoming ASDA activities.
Chapter publishes a local newsletter at least three times per school year
The Diastema News, UCLA’s ASDA newsletter, is published quarterly.
Chapter contributes to national ASDA publications
**NEW** Andrew Read-Fuller wrote two articles for Mouth this past year. He wrote an article entitled “The Debate: PBL vs. Traditional” published in the Spring 2009 issue and “Industry Impact” published in the Summer 2009 issue. **NEW** Jason Scott and Matt Ronconi were both appointed to the ASDA Editorial Board this past November and will begin their terms starting in March at Annual Session.
Chapter utilizes ASDA branding (including ASDA signage and the ASDA member benefit PowerPoint slide)
UCLA ASDA has a 1st Year Enrichment Committee (1st YEC) which annually takes part in the UCLA tabling day where students are introduced to ASDA and handed pamphlets & fliers which explain the benefits of joining ASDA. ASDA members were available to answer questions for the incoming class. 1st YEC also organized a “Get to Know ASDA Luncheon.” All committee chairs attended and described their committees and their activities to the 1st year students who were encouraged to sign-up for their upcoming events. UCLA ASDA proudly displays an ASDA banner at all ASDA events. The ASDA logo is used on all ASDA fliers and literature.
All seniors know how to join ADA after graduation
The California Dental Association (CDA) hosted a lunchtime event in which senior dental students were oriented on the benefits of joining CDA and ADA and how to join upon graduating. It is the role of the 4th year class representatives to reinforce ADA membership.
100 percent of members convert to ADA membership in the year after graduation
Each graduating senior is provided with information and is strongly encouraged to join the ADA; however, statistics of this information were not available to our ASDA chapter.
ADA SUCCESS Program scheduled & given for first, second, third and fourth years
The UCLA administration does not allow ASDA to host the ADA SUCCESS Program. Therefore, the Educational Lecture Series Chair implemented a UCLA ASDA modified SUCCESS program in conjunction with Robyn Thomason of the California Dental Association. o Lunchtime Lectures included: 1) “Transitioning to Dental school,” 2) “CV Writing,” 3) “Proper Interviewing,” 4) “Practice Management and the Practice Support Center provided by the CDA.”
Chapter is involved with state and/or local dental society
**NEW** This year, ASDA members attended a record number of (4) events hosted by CDA including: 1) California Dental Student Networking Event, 2) California Dental Student Access to Care Forum (3 and 4 listed directly below) **NEW** Legislative Liaison Ryan Abelowitz served on the organizing committee for the CDA Annual Scientific Session in Anaheim, CA in May 2009. Over 400 vendors were present, which offered a unique opportunity for ASDA members to be exposed to a multitude of dental products not available to us in our clinic. o Over 100 UCLA ASDA members attended the event, many of whom served as volunteers for the UCLA Alumni Society fundraiser and networking event. **NEW** Ryan Abelowitz served as a lead organizer of the CDA Leadership Conference in Anaheim, CA featuring many top leaders of state, local and student dental organizations including six UCLA ASDA members. **NEW** Legislative Liaison Ryan Abelowitz worked with the CDA and took the lead in founding the First Annual California Dental Student State Lobby Day, to be held in Sacramento, CA March 2, 2010. Four UCLA ASDA members serve as student liaisons to the CDA, one from each dental school class: Kyle Petterson, Ryan Abelowitz, Lindley Zerbe, and Giancarlo Santos. The local component and CDA attend the UCLA exhibitor fair/host booths to answer student questions. Our ASDA chapter works closely with the California Dental Association, coordinating events, seminars, and leadership conferences with the organization listed throughout this application.
Chapter has voting representation in the state dental society House of Delegates
Two UCLA ASDA members, Ryan Abelowitz and Kyle Petterson, hold full voting positions in the California Dental Society House of Delegates as Student CDA Representatives. The CDA reps regularly attend local component meetings. The component doesn’t hold formal votes, but the student reps have full participation privileges in discussions, and they provide extensive input on the student perspective on local and statewide issues.
Chapter has representation on state dental society councils.
**NEW** For the first time, a UCLA ASDA member, Lindley Zerbe, is serving on the CDA Leadership Development Committee. The committee is responsible for: o recruitment for leadership positions throughout CDA. o management of CDA leadership conferences and training including selecting keynote speakers and choosing topics to address at the leadership training seminars.
Chapter has Tripartite Grassroots Membership Initiative representative
Will Trevor, 4th year ASDA member, serves as TGMI rep. The TGMI rep and Legislative Liaison attended the ADA/CDA Grassroots Training Seminar and reported back to UCLA dental students ways to get involved with legislative/advocacy and help local Action Team Leaders. The TGMI rep is in continuous contact with Dean Chalios, the Vice President of Public Policy for the CDA, to get updates on current events and policies in Sacramento that impact the dental community. The TGMI rep is in open contact with the leaders of the West Los Angeles dental society, relaying pertinent information to interested dental students.
Chapter offers professional or educational programs for interaction between students & faculty, staff, state/local dental societies Held (6) bi-quarterly meetings open to all students, faculty and staff to discuss current dental related policy and legislation including: California Dental Association legislative experts to speak to important issues, meeting with local dental society to address various legislative topics, brought in speakers to help learn and practice lobbying techniques. Pre-dental events including: Banquet with invited faculty and (2) lectures which included a Meet and Greet with the Chair of Restorative Dentistry and Chair of Admissions. Students attend local component meetings and state meetings with CDA (more details in the Organized Dentistry section). The ASDA Basketball Tournament Committee and Golf Committee each include dozens of alumni and faculty. Chapter offers tutoring/mentoring **NEW** The ASDA Clinic, Lab and Education Committee (ACLEC) has provided (3) group demonstrations for most preclinical laboratory courses including: Operative, fixed prosth, endo, complete dentures, RPD. **NEW** ACLEC also designs and develops instructional material for distribution to ASDA members. **NEW** ACLEC also provides opportunities for students to learn about dental products not used in our clinics or labs. UCLA ASDA has a 1st year Enrichment Committee which organizes several tutorials each quarter including 1) Wax n’ Relax with a tooth ID tutorial 2) Drill n’ Chill 3) didactic tutorials. ASDA Pre-Dental Committee has a Big Sib/Lil Sib Series where 1st year dental students assigned to mentor pre-dental students. Chapter organizes vendor fair UCLA ASDA is the sole organization responsible for hosting the Annual Exhibitors’ Fair. This year featured a record 49 vendors and raised a record $27,000 (more details listed in Fundraising section). Chapter organizes lunch/dinner & learns frequently **NEW** The Educational Lecture Series (ELS) Committee is tasked with planning and hosting lunch and learn activities for UCLA ASDA and has hosted (10) events so far this year, with more planned for the near future. The titles/topics included: “The Seven Most Common Mistakes when Presenting a Treatment Plan to a Patient,” Former President of the Dental Board of CA lectured on standard of care, alumni-led talk on “Philosophy of Private Practice.” o ELS has held (3) lunch and learns with the CDA covering the following topics: 1) “CDA Foundation’s student loan repayment grant program,” 2) “Marketing Yourself,” 3) “How to market yourself & find the right associateship.” o UCLA ASDA have also had (3) talks regarding pertinent legislative issues including: 1) “Licensure by Porfolio” by Dr. Ronald Mito 2) “Organized Dentistry” by Dr. Alan Felsenfeld 3) “How to Lobby” by Dr. Coulter 4) “How Advocacy Can Protect Your Profession” by UCLA ASDA Chapter President Andrew Read-Fuller. o Planned events this quarter include: finding employment after graduation, and UCLA OMFS residents will discuss the scope of oral surgery at UCLA. Currently, all student groups at UCLA (including ASDA) are prohibited from hosting corporate vendors for lunch and learns. Chapter provides social activities The ASDA Basketball Tournament Committee and the Golf Tournament Committee hosts (2) separate social events. UCLA ASDA has a Dental Olympics Committee which promotes student morale, teamwork, and camaraderie between each class. This committee hosts (3) events over two quarters including: Winter Dental Olympic Relays, Spring Dental Olympics Dental Jeopardy and Spring Dental Olympics Lab Challenge. Student Morale Committee holds (3) social events over the known as “ASDA Loves You Student Breakfasts.” Student Morale Committee provides final exam care packages for the students. Chapter interacts with other ASDA chapters in region through activities **NEW** In May 2009, UCLA ASDA, for the first time, hosted visiting Pacific students as part of the “Clinic Ambassadors” program, introducing them to faculty and students. **NEW** Hosted and organized the First Annual District 11 Meeting, which included over 50 students from Western, USC, UCLA, UCSF and Pacific. Over 20 UCLA students attended the meeting. UCLA Basketball Tournament included invitation to all District 11 ASDA members. UCLA sent a record number of students to 2009 Annual Session, 2009 Western Regional ASDA meeting, and 2010 Lobby Day. Details throughout other sections. Chapter participates in community or humanitarian activities The UCLA ASDA Community Service Committee coordinates a large number of events each quarter including: Heal the Bay Beach Clean Up, Holiday Canned Food Drive, Spring Cleaning Clothes Drive For Haiti, Valentine Day Card Making, Give Kids A Smile Day, ASDA Halloween Health Fair, ASDA Thanksgiving Health Fair, Visit to Boys and Girls Club of Hollywood, Visit to Boys and Girls Club of Venice, Westwood Charter School Visit. Chapter organizes activities that are unique and original Oral cancer screening at the West LA VA, examining high-risk populations and veterans. Already raised over $10,000 for an oral cancer walk scheduled for April 2011. Every academic quarter ASDA provides class schedule cards to the student body. Many other excellent unique activities listed above!
Acts as a resource for information on financial aid and other pertinent issues
Present opportunities to reduce student loan payments including recent lunch and learn on the CDA Student Loan Repayment Grant Program.
Provides mentoring services for new members such as explaining requirements, providing class notes or preparing test booklets
**NEW** ASDA Laboratory & Clinic Education Committee (founded Summer 2009) is currently in the process of developing a supplemental, student–fabricated clinic manual that will complement UCLA’s official Dental Clinic Handbook. The manual will: o Encompass the entirety of both preclinical and clinical procedures offering time-saving tips that will facilitate completion of those procedures. o List our clinical requirements in detail, along with a road map and strategies for completion in a timely manner for graduation. o Offer explanations and tutorials for navigating the complex patient management software used at UCLA. o Include samples of clinical documentation entries as preferred by various member of the clinic faculty. o Be designed as a ‘living’ manual for continual improvement as time progresses. ASDA 1st year Enrichment Committee organized info sessions for challenging classes such as Physiology where 2nd year students gave tips to 1st year students on how to study and succeed in these classes.
Supports the individual and collective concerns of members and serves as a voice for entire chapter membership
All members are able to express concerns during the ASDA All School Meetings or directly to chapter leadership and issues are brought before the school administration or appropriate body. Class representatives make announcements about all events are serve as the go-to people for class concerns. Students are encouraged to email and consult with the Legislative Liaison whenever they hear about any political issues affecting the dental community.
Attends State and National Lobby Days
Lead all California schools with 34 appointments for the US House of Representatives and Senate Brought a UCLA record attendance of 15 students to National Lobby Day 2010 **NEW** Legislative Liaison Ryan Abelowitz spearheaded the founding of the First Annual California Dental Student State Lobby Day with assistance from the California Dental Association (March 2, 2010).
Holds ADPAC drives
UCLA ASDA participated in our Annual ADPAC Drive this year in the month of January. As part of our ADPAC drive, we hosted speakers at several lunch meetings including: o CDA Speaker of the House, Dr. Alan Felsenfeld. o Former Vice-Chair of the Dental Board of California, Dr. Ronald Mito.
Attains at least a 20% ADPAC membership within chapter
In this year’s ADPAC drive, UCLA received contributions from over 200 students, representing 61% of our membership. Our highest total ever!
Present ASDA’s initiatives, such as Access to Care and Mid‐level Providers, to members
May 15, 2009 featured a presentation from UCLA ASDA President Andrew Read-Fuller regarding pertinent issues facing the dental profession including Access to Care and Mid-level providers.
Chapter conducts one or more organized efforts at earning money
Total of four fundraising events this past year UCLA ASDA organized an extremely successful Vendor Fair on January 13, 2010 which included a record 49 vendors. o 300 UCLA students, faculty, staff, alumni, and pre-dental students as well as members of the Western Los Angeles Dental Society attended the fair. o Over $3500 worth of prizes were given away in the raffle drawing which occurred during the fair. The ASDA Basketball Tournament Committee incorporates a t-shirt sale into its annual event. The Golf Tournament Committee raises thousands of dollars by selling sponsorships for each hole of the golf course at which the tournament is held. **NEW** This year, UCLA ASDA initiated a joint fundraiser with PDSOP (the UCLA predental society) selling toothbrushes and Crest Whitestrips.
Chapter’s efforts at raising money are successful
In January 2010, the UCLA ASDA Vendor Fair generated over $27,000 in revenue. **NEW** The UCLA ASDA Toothbrush and Whitestrip Fundraiser generated $1,200 in revenue. In addition, UCLA PDSOP (predental society) raised over $1000 in the event. The ASDA Basketball Tournament Committee raised $600. Golf Committee raised $7000 in spring 2009. Total fundraising of $35,800 from 2009-2010—over $100 dollars of fundraising per member!
Chapter’s fundraising contributes to annual expenses
UCLA ASDA Fundraising provides the sole source of revenue for UCLA ASDA for the entire year. Some examples for which money has been used include: o It provides funding for all ASDA sponsored trips: Western Regional Meeting, National Dental Student Lobby Day, Annual Session. o It provides funding for all Lunch and Learn events. All other ASDA hosted events mentioned throughout the Ideal ASDA Application. Chapter funds subsidized over $650 in ASDA national dues in order to reduce member expenses.
Chapter recruits predental members for national ASDA membership
UCLA ASDA has a Pre-Dental Committee which works with the Pre-Dental Student Outreach Program (PDSOP). PDSOP is the pre-dental club at UCLA and has 91 active members. The ASDA Pre-Dental Committee presented the benefits of pre-dental ASDA membership.
Chapter introduces predentals to dental school and organized dentistry (ASDA and ADA)
The ASDA Pre-Dental Committee includes three separate lecture series to provide a complete picture of dentistry. These include the Faculty Lecture Series, Student Lecture Series, and Big Sib/Lil Sib Series. The Faculty Lecture Series included: o Chair of Admissions who explained how to best prepare your application. o Chair of Restorative Dentistry spoke about pre-clinical lab, clinic, and the curriculum. The Student Lecture Series included: o “Pre-Dental Survivor Series” in which first-year dental students described how they personally got into dental school in addition to application advice. o “A Day in the Life of a UCLA First Year Dental Student” given in Spring 2009 and Winter 2010. The Big Sib Lab Series included: o Mentorship Banquet o “Pass-me-down Lab” with dental students teaching Class I preps to Pre-Dental students
Chapter provides leadership opportunities for predentals
The Pre-Dental Student Outreach Program (PDSOP) has an executive cabinet with a President, Vice President, Treasurer, and Secretary. The PDSOP cabinet works closely with the Pre-Dental Committee Chair with quarterly meetings to communicate the needs of the pre-dental students. The ASDA Fundraising Committee Chair worked with the PDSOP cabinet to organize a combined fundraiser in which they sold dental supplies to fundraise for both ASDA and PDSOP. The most successful fundraiser was awarded the “UCLA ASDA Oral Health Awareness Award.”
Chapter provides networking opportunities for predentals with dental students and local dentists
The ASDA Pre-Dental Committee uses the Big Sib/Lil Sib series to help form solid connections between the first year dental and the pre-dental students with the events listed above. In addition the 3-part Student Lecture Series always concludes every lecture with the dental and pre-dental students breaking up in small groups. The 15th Annual ASDA Vendors’ Fair provides an opportunity for pre-dental students to interact with both UCLA Alumni and members of the Western Los Angeles Dental Society.
Chapter provides mentorships for predentals
Each year the Pre-Dental Committee Chair and the Pre-Dental Student Outreach Program (PDSOP) cabinet work together to match pre-dental students with first year dental students as a part of the Big Sib/Lil Sib program. **NEW** This year the Big Sib/ Lil Sib program has been expanded into a 3-part interactive series including a dinner, lab session, and finally an application help session Pre-dental students have also been encouraged to participate in health fairs organized by ASDA’s Community Service Committee including Give Kids a Smile.
Students in your chapter are represented on ethics committees at your school
**NEW** Two members of our chapter, Amir Chalak and David White founded a SPEC chapter in Fall 2009. **NEW** During UCLA’s annual “Tabling Day,” SPEC and ASDA set up a joint display inviting the entire student body to learn more about SPEC and its mission with support from ASDA leaders.
Organizes activities focusing on ethics, such as lunch and learns
UCLA’s ASDA is intimately involved with UCLA’s SPEC, which held a lunch and learn presentation by Judge Stephen Hjelt of San Diego. Several more joint activities with SPEC are planned, including an Ethics Roundtable Discussion.
Develops resources on ethics for your chapter
Links to the ASDA code of ethics and UCLA Code of ethics are published on the ASDA Website. Presentations and journal articles related to ethics are available for download on the ASDA Website.
Relationship with student ethics organizations at your school, such as the Student Professional Ethics Club
UCLA ASDA will be co-sponsoring the Winter Quarter event with UCLA’s chapter of the Student Professionalism and Ethics Club. We expect around 150 students to attend a presentation by the Chair of Restorative Dentistry, Dr. Richard G. Stevenson in early March.
Displays Code of Ethics prominently at chapter (web site, newsletter, bulletin boards, etc.) and distributes Code to members of chapter
The ASDA Code of Ethics was e-mailed to all students, posted on the UCLA ASDA website, and distributed to all students in hard-copy. A link to the Code of Ethics was included in the UCLA ASDA newsletter.
Publish articles in chapter newsletter and on web site focused on ethics
UCLA ASDA added an ethics corner to each issue of its quarterly newsletter. Chapter has posted the ASDA Code of Ethics on chapter website and bulletin board, etc. Malpractice and Ethics resources have been uploaded to the ASDA Website.
Faculty involvement in ethics activities
Faculty is intimately involved with activities supporting ethics instruction at UCLA. Dr. Carol Bibb, Dean of Student Affairs and Dr. Ronald Mito and Dean of Clinical Sciences, serves as a mentor for UCLA’s SPEC Chapter Dean of Student Affairs sends quarterly reminder of Code of Ethics Not only do we have two of the assistant deans as mentors for UCLA’s SPEC chapter, but we will be hearing presentations from a few of them in the coming months.
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1.Membership & Communication 2.Organized Dentistry 3.Activities 3 A ti iti 4.Advocacy 5.Fundraising 5 Fundraising 6.Pre-Dental Membership 7.Ethics
Membership & Communications C i ti
Quarterly cabinet meetings…progress updates...proposals…
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Tabling to recruit first years…
First year welcome luncheon… First year welcome luncheon… y
Memb bership & Communi ication
UCLA ASDA Quarterly Newsletter
Bulletin board updated with new events and pictures monthly
Articles written for National Articles written for National ASDA Publications:
Organized Dentistry: Educational Lecture Series
The modified SUCCESS program works with CDA help students prepare for private practice
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Other Lecture Topics Include:
• Practice Management and the Practice Support Center by CDA • Marketing Yourself • Proper Interviewing •Philosophy of Private Practice
Local Dental Society Involvement o e e t
The Western Los Angeles Dental Society and CDA visit the annual ASDA Exhibitors Fair in Ackerman Grand F i i A k G d Ballroom
State Dental Society Involvement I l t
ASDA members volunteered at the CDA Scientific Session in Anaheim and attended the CDA Leadership Conference. In addition, UCLA ASDA relays l information on organized dentistry back to students through school wide presentations.
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Heal the Bay Beach Clean-Up B h Cl U
Santa Monica Beach S i h August 15th
Boys & Girls Club Canned F d Drive C d Food D i
District and National ASDA Events
Students at Annual Session in Students at Annual Session in Kentucky…
UCLA hosts the first District 11 UCLA hosts the first District 11 Meeting in LA Meeting in LA
Students took part in several leadership opportunities this year. Jason Scott & Matthew J S &M h Ronconi were appointed Contributing Editors and Mark Hower was appointed Western Regional Legislative Regional Legislative Coordinator.
UCLA attends Western Regionals in UCLA attends Western Regionals St Louis, MO St Louis, MO
UCLA Students host UoP Students as part UCLA Students host UoP Students as part of the Clinic Ambassadors Program
Spring Dental Olympics
April 9, 2009 – Wonderful student, April 9, 2009 – faculty and alumni turnout for the Annual Golf Tournament held at the beautiful Industrial Hills Golf Club
3 on 3 Basketball Tournament T t
Great student G d turnout!
Oral Cancer Walk
Oral cancer awareness walk, scheduled for April 2011, has already raised over $10,000 from sponsors and UCLA’s Dean Park. Oral cancer screenings to be held this spring to promote awareness.
Give Kids a Smile Day
Inglewood Dental Clinic February 6th
Venice Dental Clinic February 6th
Holiday Health Fairs
Interaction with Other ASDA Ch t Chapters
UOP & UCLA Clinic Ambassadors Program
District 11 Meeting at UCLA
Tutoring and Mentoring
Students are tutored in tooth ID, waxing and drilling. The new Clinic and Education Committee has made a Clinic Navigation Guide and an Excel program to guide and assist students in finishing clinic requirements.
Tutoring first years… “Wax & Relax”
Tooth Identification help
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National ASDA Events
Lobby Day UCLA was well represented at National ASDA meetings with nine members attending Western Regionals, fifteen visiting DC for Lobby Day and 16 registered for Annual Session.
Annual ADPAC Drive and Lectures
Leaders in organized dentistry motivated students to advocate students to advocate and lobby for student and patients. Three separate lectures were held.
UCLA had 61% participation among ASDA members for the 2010 ADPAC drive—our best result ever!!
15th Annual Exhibitors Fair Exhibitors’
Participating Vendors 1. Bank of America 2. Brasseler 3. California Academy of General Dentistry 4. Colgate 5. Coltene Whaledent 6. Crosstex Int’l 7. Cyber Med Imaging 8. Denovo 9. Designs for Vision 10. Easy Dental 11. GC America 12. Henry Schein Dental 13. ICE Dental Systems 14. Indian Health Service 15. Isolite 16. Kaplan 17. Kool Smiles 18. Macpractice 19. Medical Protective 20. Mitchell and Mitchell Insurance 21. Ocean Dental 22. Pacific Advisors 23. Patterson 24. Pacific Dental Services 25. Practiceworks 26. Premier Dental Products 27. Q Optics 28. Small Smiles 29. Sirona Dental Systems 30. SDI 30 SDI 31. Space Maintainers Lab 32. Pulpdent 33. Surgitel 34. Ultralight 35. Western LA Dental Society 36. McKenzie Management 37. CDA & TDIC 37 CDA & TDIC 38. Norelco Sonicare 39. Procter and Gamble 40. Periooptix 41. DentalEZ 42. Ivoclar Vivadent 43. Johnson and Johnson 44. Kuraray 45. Dental Counsel 46. XDR Radiology 46 XDR Radiology 47. Zeiss Dental 48. Lutheran Healthcare 49. Matsco
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January 13, 2010 marked the 15th Annual Exhibitors’ Fair at UCLA! Fair at UCLA!
15th Annual Exhibitors’ Fair
Fourty nine vendors!!
Faculty , staff and alumni in attendance!
Featherlite Loupe Light iPods! Dental Decks Gift Cards
Oral‐B Power Toothbrushes Oral B Power Toothbrushes
NBDE Lecture Notes Free Instruments!
Toothbrush & Whitestrips Fundraiser F d i
ASDA collaborated with the UCLA Pre‐Dental Student Outreach Program for the first annual ‘Toothbrush & Whitestrips Toothbrush & Whitestrips Fundraiser,’ which raised $1200.
A certificate recognizing outstanding performance and lasting contributions was awarded to the student who had the highest sales.
Golf Tournament for Faculty, Students & Alumni
Ace! Faculty, alumni and students showed their y, amazing skills in golf as they interacted in the ASDA Golf Tournament.
April 9, 2009
75 students and residents in attendance!
30 Faculty in attendance!
Over 7000 dollars of revenue from registrants and sponsorship!
ASDA Pre-Dental: Faculty Lecture Series F lt L t S i
Faculty Lecture Series
Part I: Admissions
•Undergraduate Courses & •DAT •Application •Interviews
Dr. Dr Bruce Sanders DDS
Chair of UCLA Admissions Committee
Nov 3rd 2009 6‐7 pm Humanities A51
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The Pre‐Dental Committee formed the Faculty f d h l Lecture Series to give the pre‐dental students a complete image of both dental school applications pp and dental school.
Faculty Lecture Series
Part II: Dental School
•Preclinical Lab: Waxing, •UCLA School Clinic
Dr. Richard Stevenson III BS, DDS
Professor of Clinical Dentistry & Chair, Division of Restorative Dentistry
Feb 2nd 2010 6 pm
Student Lecture Series
Mixing with pre‐dental pre‐d t l students…
Dental Student Lecture Series
• Pre-Dental Survivor Series:
Big Sib/Lil Sib Series
• Big Sib/Lil Sib dinner: Nov 24th 6 pm • Hand Me Down Lab: Learn to drill, fill, Hand-Me-Down drill fill
Nov 17th, 6-7 pm
• A Day in the Life of a First Year Dental Student: Feb 9th, 6-7 pm
take impressions, & pour up casts with your big sib!
– Feb 23rd, 6 pm
Mentoring pre‐ pre‐dental students…
& Big/Lil Sib Series
UCLA newsletter features article on UCLA newsletter features article on ethics
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Clinical faculty Dr. Stevenson shares his experience with ethics in practice with students as part of a joint ASDA‐SPEC students as part of a joint ASDA‐ presentation.
ASDA leaders David White and Amir Chalak founded SPEC chapter in summer 2009 after being inspired by ethics presentations at ASDA Annual Session 2009 in Louisville.
1st SPEC Meeting of the year!
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ASDA Chairs: Andrew Read-Fuller, ASDA Chapter President Read-Fuller, p Mark Hower, Fundraising Chair Hower, Shiva Mohazab, Historian Chair Mohazab, Hana Hashmi, Pre-Dental Chair Hashmi, PreRupali Gupta, 1st Year Enrichment Chair ASDA Members: Greg Shvartman Christina Mendoza Shahrzad Morim Audrey Navarro