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).
UCSF School of Dentistry and University of the Pacific, Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry, present the 26th annual Island Dental Colloquium in Maui, Hawaii, featuring three excellent faculty speakers. Course sessions run 7:30-11:30 a.m. each day.
Learn the basics of single tooth surgical implant placement through restoration. This lecture and sim lab course will take the participant from treatment planning to case preparation. Learn to achieve predictable esthetic and functional outcomes.
This course is designed to help attendees become familiar with various medical emergencies, immediately life-threatening and non-life threatening, that can occur in a dental office. Situations include but not limited to myocardial infarction, angina, asthma, allergic reactions, syncope, and hypoglycemia. The first session of the course will provide up-to-date information about the pathophysiology, prevention, and management of the aforementioned medical emergencies.
This course will thoroughly explain how to make a good differential diagnosis of soft tissue problems and management. We will explore and teach you how to manage inflammatory conditions such as lichen planus, pemphigus vulgaris mucous membrane pemphigoid and erythema multiforne.
The UCSF Mini-Residency in Dental Sleep Medicine is designed for dental professionals to develop and gain in-depth knowledge about clinical procedures for treating sleep-related breathing disorders. Participants will become familiar and skilled at utilizing oral appliance therapy in the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), sleep disordered breathing, and snoring patients to incorporate sleep apnea treatment into a dental practice.
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.
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: