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.
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!
Join the Office of the Ombuds and the Faculty and Staff Asistance Program for a lunch time presentation on strategies, tips, and best practices for addressing bullying and abusive conduct in the workplace.
This course will discuss current medicolegal issues in general dentistry and the dental specialties. It will include the experience of surgeons, pathologists, and attorneys. Presentations will be illustrated with case histories from the perspective of defending dentists, and providing expert testimony.
Join us one or two days for advanced topics in Obstructive Sleep Apnea!
This course is designed to help dentists determine which appliance is appropriate for a patient. There are many appliances to choose from and each appliance may not be appropriate for specific circumstances. Small mouths, tori, mouth breathers, large tongues, small teeth are just a few intra-oral problems to consider when fabricating an appliance.
Faculty Development Day is a one-day event, held at Mission Bay, that provides resources to build community and enhance faculty life at UCSF. We include plenary sessions, workshops, and informational resources that are relevant to faculty at all career stages.
Each year, the School of Dentistry community gathers for our annual Research and Clinical Excellence Day. UCSF students and research trainees present their work through posters and oral presentations. For predoctoral students who have spent the summer working on projects with their faculty advisors, this event offers an opportunity to receive feedback as they fine-tune their presentations for a national audience at upcoming meetings of the American Association for Dental Research (AADR) and the American Dental Education Association (ADEA).
Following guidance from UCSF and the San Francisco Department of Public Health to practice social distancing and limit non-essential group gatherings, we are postponing the course scheduled on Saturday, March 14.
Following guidance from UCSF and the San Francisco Department of Public Health to practice social distancing and limit non-essential group gatherings, we are postponing the course scheduled on Saturday, March 28.
Response to the COVID-19 outbreak has necessitated many changes in our educational, clinical and administrative routines, both within the School of Dentistry and across the University. The health and safety of our Continuing Dental Education participants, students, faculty and staff are of the utmost importance. Update on Oral Health Products will be postponed. A date is being determined
Ms. Baker will compare manufacturer claims and objective clinical data concerning chemotherapeutic products for gingivitis and calculus reduction.
In cases of periodontitis or peri-implantitis, inflammation starts initially within the soft tissue and bone resorption occurs as a consequence of immune response. Therefore, soft tissue integrity is essential for healthy clinical condition and soft tissue management is often a key element to achieve esthetic, function and longevity.
This course will give an in-depth review of adult dental stem cells and present an overview of techniques and procedural guidelines that utilize their regenerative properties across all disciplines of dentistry. Both general dentists and specialists will learn how to present to patients, perform, and bill for procedures linked to stem cell therapy.
Response to the COVID-19 outbreak has necessitated many changes in our educational, clinical and administrative routines, both within the School of Dentistry and across the University. The health and safety of our Continuing Dental Education participants, students, faculty and staff are of the utmost importance. Dental Implant Therapy: Sinus and Ridge Augmentatio will be postponed. A date is being determined
During this course, literature will be presented and discussed that supports the rationale for using preventative measures such as specific methods of atraumatic exodontia and techniques of ridge preservation. When a pneumatized sinus or atrophic ridge is present, the knowledge of and implementation of various sinus and ridge augmentation techniques can help assure a successful outcome.
Response to the COVID-19 outbreak has necessitated many changes in our educational, clinical and administrative routines, both within the School of Dentistry and across the University. The health and safety of our Continuing Dental Education participants, students, faculty and staff are of the utmost importance. 2020 Delta Dental Day has been postponed to Saturday, December 12
Dr. Setia will present evidence-based, differential implant treatment planning that will address the common concerns of both clinicians and patients.
Dr. Pogrel will discuss current thoughts with regards to bisphosphonates, but even more with regards to some of the newer medications such as denosumab.
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: