One of two department retreats this year, during the scheduled breaks. Retreats will be “hands-on" with a focus on department strategic goals. Faculty and staff should feel free to suggest discussion topics. Breakfast and lunch will be served.
The American Dental Association hosts “Dentistry for the Modern Age”: Dentists participating in the workshop stream How to Provide Excellent Care will learn how to apply the latest clinical recommendations and practice scientifically informed treatment. Educators participating in the stream How to Teach Evidence-Based Dentistry will learn how to build an EBD curriculum that instills students with the curious mind-set needed to provide evidence-based care.
Do you know faculty members who have great clinical skills, but who struggle to lead change in their departments and beyond? The UCSF Clinical Leadership Accelerator, which is free for participants, provides an opportunity to increase self-awareness and self-efficacy, make progress against leadership development goals, and acquire skills to address complex issues and challenges. Applications close July 11.
The “Open Wide - Improving Patient Safety in Dentistry” single-day conference, to discuss how to detect, understand and mitigate dental care related harm, will take place on December 9, 2018 in Orlando, Florida in conjunction with the Institute for Healthcare Improvement’s (IHI) National Forum on Quality Improvement in Health Care.
Start filling out your application for the 2019-2020 Dental Post-Bac Program! We encourage you to apply early since we review applications on a rolling basis. The application closes March 1, 2019. Please visit the Dental Post-Bac website for more information.
Cees van der Vleuten, PhD, UCSF Presidential Scholar 2018-19, discusses designing and implementing transformative programmatic assessment that improves student learning. Part of Med Ed Grand Rounds. Dr. van der Vleuten, scientific director of the Maastricht School of Health Professions, is the first educational scholar to be awarded the UCSF Presidential Chair. Reception to follow.
Technology has brought dentistry into the modern era. There is much to learn even for those who embrace technology daily. This course presents how to incorporate digital dentistry in your practice, discussion of both advantages and limitations. Highlights of the day include how software creates a workflow that reduces time and costs, which programs can be used concurrently, and importantly, how to communicate with your laboratory technician.
Cees van der Vleuten, PhD, will deliver the address on "Work-Based Assessment and Programmatic Assessment." Dr. van der Vleuten, scientific director of the Maastricht School of Health Professions, is the UCSF Presidential Scholar 2018-19. Online access will be available. Registration coming soon!
The UCSF Mini-Residency in Dental Sleep Medicine is designed for dental professionals to develop in-depth knowledge and clinical procedures for treating sleep-related breathing disorders. Participants will become skilled at utilizing oral appliance therapy in the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), sleep disordered breathing, and snoring patients in their practices.
Dental practices are often regarded as solo operator enterprises, confined to a finite revenue stream and income potential. However, implementing the same business analytics, economics, and accounting principles utilized by Fortune 500 Companies into daily practices operations, any dental practice can grow into a scalable multi-million dollar enterprise. The purpose of this course is to introduce doctors and practice management professionals to basic principles and to use universal strategies geared at reducing overhead and increasing revenue.
The Maxillary Skeletal Expander (MSE) has evolved since 2004, and its applications have been steadily growing. With a proliferation of MSE related publications, there is clear evidence to support its utility in orthodontic therapy.
Conference sessions generally take place on days at sea (as itinerary allows), giving you plenty of time to enjoy your meals, evenings and ports of call with your companion, family and friends. Topics include: