We asked a few incoming D1’s what they think of starting dental school. Here we’ve compiled some answers from two different district 1 cities! Good luck to all our new students!
We encourage you to check your state’s regulation on reopening – stay safe district 1! Connecticut reopening guidelines: https://portal.ct.gov/Coronavirus/Reopen-CT. Maine reopening guidelines: https://www.maine.gov/covid19/restartingmaine. Massachusetts reopening guidelines: https://www.mass.gov/info-details/reopening-massachusetts.
What is advocacy? Advocacy means “to promote or defend a cause.” Dental advocacy involves influencing public policies affecting the practice of dentistry and the oral health of the American public. Everyday, dental students and providers advocate for their patients by educating them and empowering them to make knowledgeable decisions for their own well-being. Why isContinue reading “Intro to Advocacy”
“Plexiglass barriers, less physical contact, and limited views of people’s facial expressions are all part of a new world that we will learn to navigate as future dental professionals. “
Dear ASDA Members, We want to reach out as fellow students to acknowledge the wrongful death of George Floyd last week. We also want to acknowledge the wrongful deaths of so many other Black Americans, including Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, Michael Brown, Tamir Rice, and more. In addition to these senseless killings and acts ofContinue reading “ASDA D1 Response to Racial Injustices”
Business or Pleasure? If you are looking for things to do, we have you covered. Companies are trying to stay relevant or help out by giving away CEs! A special thank you to Dean Hanlon, President Elect, Massachusetts Dental Society for helping kicking-off the list of CEs! Also, there are lots of ways to connectContinue reading “Boredom Killers: CEs and Games”
Volunteer Opportunities We hope you are all doing your part by staying home and washing your hands frequently to help slow the curve of COVID-19. If you are looking for more ideas on how you can help please read below. A very special thank you to Nancy Marks (email@example.com) Artist and Community Service Learning CoordinatorContinue reading “Mental Wellness: Giving back under quarantine”
For ASDA’s annual celebration of the United Nations sanctioned holiday, World Day for Cultural Diversity, we asked District 1 students to give us their insight on what Diversity means to them
This year’s Annual Session brought students from across the country to Pittsburgh, PA for Annual Session. From electing our new Executive Committee to attending House of Delegates meetings and hearings, District 1 had a great time spending time in the Steel City. Some of our District 1 attendees reflected back on the #BestWeekEver as theyContinue reading ““Building Bridges” in Pittsburgh – Annual Session Recap”