Clinical Externship Experience in VT – Maeve Daly (UNE ’18, District One Membership Committee Member)

 One of the most popular aspects of the University of New England College of Dental Medicine’s program is the opportunity for the fourth year students to complete up to two twelve-week rotations in a dental clinic. It is very common across the country for fourth year students to complete clinical rotations outside of the school,Continue reading “Clinical Externship Experience in VT – Maeve Daly (UNE ’18, District One Membership Committee Member)”

District One Voices – Tara Prasad (UNE ’18, District One Pre-Dental Chair)

Name: Tara Prasad School: UNE Class year: 2018 Hometown: Lincoln, Rhode Island What was the last book you read? Currently reading Radical Candor by Sheryl Sandberg… but Chrissy Teigen’s Cravings cookbook is a staple in my apartment’s tiny kitchen Where do you think you’d like to have a practice (if that’s what you want)? Either Rhode Island or Massachusetts and I plan toContinue reading “District One Voices – Tara Prasad (UNE ’18, District One Pre-Dental Chair)”

District One Voices – Elodi Healy (Harvard ’20, District One Advocacy Committee Member and Harvard Alternate Delegate)

​Name: Elodi Healy School: Harvard Class year: 2020 Hometown: New York City What was the last book you have read? An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir Where do you think you would want to have a dental practice? Some place that isn’t too humid year-round What is your favorite food? Kale (…just kidding, it’s quesadillas) What is your favorite hobby? ReadingContinue reading “District One Voices – Elodi Healy (Harvard ’20, District One Advocacy Committee Member and Harvard Alternate Delegate)”

The Un-Ethics of a Live Patient Exam – Samuel Lee (Harvard ’18, District One Events Committee Member)

As a 4th year student, I am strongly against the live patient exam of CDCA or WREB – on many levels. However, the largest problem I see is with the ethics of the exam. During my white coat ceremony, I took an oath. This oath was crafted by many of my classmates and was shapedContinue reading “The Un-Ethics of a Live Patient Exam – Samuel Lee (Harvard ’18, District One Events Committee Member)”

Live Patient Exams in Massachusetts – Hirad Zafari (Harvard ’21)

Last month, I had the unique opportunity to testify at the State House in an effort to bring an end to live patient exams as part of dental licensing in Massachusetts. Alongside four recent dental graduates from Tufts and BU, we expressed our concerns with the current licensure model to the Joint Committee on ConsumerContinue reading “Live Patient Exams in Massachusetts – Hirad Zafari (Harvard ’21)”

District One Voices – Nahrin Veronica Ebrahimi (Tufts ’18, District One Advocacy Vice-Chair)

Name: Nahrin Veronica Ebrahimi School: Tufts Class Year: 2018 Hometown: Los Angeles What was the last book you read? Speaking Truth in Love by David Powlison Where you think you might like to have a dental practice/future plans? General dentist serving an underserved population somewhere What’s your favorite food? Bread What has been your favorite ASDA event that you’ve attended? ADA Dentist andContinue reading “District One Voices – Nahrin Veronica Ebrahimi (Tufts ’18, District One Advocacy Vice-Chair)”