Category results for: dental education

Resident update June 2019

by Dr. Adam Sarnowski, 2nd year endodontics resident Here at the VCU School of Dentistry, resident life has been a flurry of activity and excitement. In addition to literature, seminars, and patient care, we have been fortunate to participate in a wide variety of educational experiences over the past few months. In February, VCU hosted […]

Oral Diagnostics Sciences update June 2019

From Dr. Sarah Glass (D.D.S. ’14) comes an update and news report from Oral Diagnostics and Sciences.   Simply click on the link below to read all about it. VCUBiopsyandClinic June 2019

Endodontics news from Dr. Clara Spatafore June 2019

Dr. Clara Spatafore, department chair It’s hard to believe it’s that time of year again. The pre-doc students have just finished the semester and the 4th year dental students are heading out to residencies, private practice, and various other career choices. Graduation was held on Friday, May 10, and everything went according to plan. We […]

Endodontic clinic and research update June 2019

UCC update – by Dr. Steve Marinelli The Urgent Care Clinic continues to provide patients with easy access to care as well as invaluable training for undergraduate students in the area of oral diagnosis, endodontics, operative dentistry, orofacial pain, and minor oral surgery. Since inception, the UCC has treated approximately 2,500 patients generating self-sustaining revenue […]

Executive Summary – Advancing Dental Education in the 21st Century

In preparation for the VCU School of Dentistry’s strategic planning process, Dean David C. Sarrett, DMD, MS, provides an executive summary representing an analysis of Advancing Dental Education in the 21st Century This summary provides a “snapshot” of the challenges, trends and issues in today’s dental education. Areas of Challenge Finances In past 20 years, […]