Navigation Links
Report offers solutions to address decline in US dental faculty
Date:1/27/2011

ing mentoring programs should serve as cornerstones to help resolve shortages."

If dental school administrators were to develop in-school programs that identify students and specialty residents interested in the idea of teaching as a career then knowledge about those opportunities would increase, the report notes. Recent data show only 25 percent of current dental faculty aware that a mentoring program was available at their school, and 35 percent said they had never received any mentoring themselves. Within dental faculty that did receive mentoring, one in four said they were dissatisfied with the experience.

The report recommends dental schools commit to a series of seven specific steps toward developing successful mentoring programs:

  • Provide adequate faculty time for mentoring.
  • Choose and assign appropriate mentor-mentee teams.
  • Require regular meetings and follow-ups among the teams and the administration.
  • Involve department chairs in the process.
  • Develop long-range goals for the mentee.
  • Provide feedback and advice regularly to the teams from senior faculty and administration.
  • Consider development of cross-disciplinary mentoring teams on university campuses.

While mentoring should serve as the cornerstone for reversing the trend of faculty shortages, those programs alone won't address all the problems pointed out in the report, John said. Individual institutional and national programs should also be developed with goals of improving faculty compensation, allowing increases in practice time for clinicians, and allowing clinicians more freedom for consulting and lecturing opportunities.


'/>"/>

Contact: Steve Chaplin
stjchap@indiana.edu
812-856-1896
Indiana University
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Exercise Success for People Over 50: Reports of Improved Fitness, Circulation and Balance
2. New Report: The Internet Has More Influence Over Consumer Health Actions than Traditional DTC Channels
3. NationalCreditReport.com Reminds Consumers of Ways to Improve Credit Report and Score in 2010
4. Minnesota Department of Health Report: Nearly 6,000 Hospitalizations for COPD in 2007
5. Family Research Council: Planned Parenthood Report Oversexualizes Ten-Year-Olds, Undermines Parental Authority
6. New Report: $1 Cigarette Tax Increase Would Raise $418.8 Million for Texas and Cut Youth Smoking
7. New Report: $1 Cigarette Tax Increase Would Raise $18.6 Million for Montana and Cut Youth Smoking
8. New Report: $1 Cigarette Tax Increase Would Raise $24.8 Million for Wyoming and Cut Youth Smoking
9. New Report: $1 Cigarette Tax Increase Would Raise $43.3 Million for Utah and Cut Youth Smoking
10. New Report: $1 Cigarette Tax Increase Would Raise $113.9 Million for Colorado and Cut Youth Smoking
11. New Report: $1 Cigarette Tax Increase Would Raise $65.3 Million for Iowa and Cut Youth Smoking
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:11/21/2014)... TruDenta, the creator of a diagnostic ... other jaw-related symptoms, has reported a nationwide rise in ... pain, neck pain, TMJ (temporomandibular joint) disorder, jaw pain, ... seen a 52% increase in the number of patients ... doctors and their teams in 47 states are changing ...
(Date:11/21/2014)... DressVe.com , a renowned women’s dress wholesaler and retailer in ... accessories. Furthermore, the company has launched its Special Black Friday ... its fashion items. Also, orders above $59 are qualified for ... their wedding dresses and prom dresses are very popular in ... , The CEO says “We are glad to introduce ...
(Date:11/21/2014)... Recently, TideStore.com, a leading online store ... its special offer TideStore Thanksgiving Sales . According ... are now provided with big discounts. The special offer ... enjoy an extra 10% discount with this coupon code: ... and have opportunities to win free gifts. TideStore.com has ...
(Date:11/21/2014)... MO (PRWEB) November 21, 2014 ... Melancholy Lift, an industry leader in the ... people have significant feelings of sadness and depression ... from traditional pharmaceutical choices. Often, prescription drugs can ... depression. Prescription drugs are expensive and require regular ...
(Date:11/21/2014)... (PRWEB) November 21, 2014 RankingBySEO has ... manage the online reputation of lawyers, and the company ... has announced the service for lawyers since it receives ... online reputation in big numbers. So far, the company ... and law firms in different parts of the world, ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:National Rise In Patients Seeking Headache Relief 2Health News:DressVe.com Announces Its 2014 Special Friday Sales 2Health News:Thanksgiving Sales from TideStore.com 2Health News:Depression Relief Product Receives Top 5-Star Rating from TopConsumerReviews.com 2Health News:RankingBySEO Announces Lawyer Reputation Management Service 2
... receive treatment have a greater risk of developing blood clots, ... the necessary steps to prevent the clots from forming.// ... determine if the doctors were aware of the risk of ... physicians. About 40 percent of the doctors who were surveyed ...
... the brain become blocked. A silent stroke does not cause ... risk of a future stroke.// A new study shows having ... a silent stroke. ,For the study, researchers conducted MRIs ... of the patients had high blood pressure but did not ...
... the journal Science dealt only with laboratory fruit flies, but ... mammals, perhaps even humans.// ,In the study, British ... mortality of fruit flies. They found that fruit flies on ... those fed on a normal diet. ,But ...
... use indoor tanning booths than boys and to use them ... ,The study found nearly 37 percent of white teenage girls ... nearly 30 percent of them reported using a tanning booth ... tanning booths increased with age. The rate was 11.2 per ...
... Physicians typically use medication to treat patients suffering from ... May 2001 issue of the Journal of the American ... stop smoking can have just as powerful an impact ... patients have had significant heart damage from previous heart ...
... screening technologies have become regularly used to detect masses in the ... Once a mass is detected, a biopsy may follow to ... need a breast biopsy. Now, doctors have a new way to ... ,With three sons, Daria Pistelli has plenty of men in her ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Risks for Silent Strokes 2Health News:Even mid-life diet change can extend life, 2Health News:,Girls Hit Tanning Booths More Than Boys 2Health News:It's Never Too Late to Stop Smoking,Study Finds , 2
(Date:11/21/2014)... Ontario , Nov. 20, 2014  RedRick ... mounting solutions and reading room environment guidance, has ... newest musculoskeletal radiology reading room, which may also ... designs at Penn Medicine. "In ... the American College of Radiology,s Imaging 3.0 ™ ...
(Date:11/21/2014)... CORAL GABLES, Fla. , Nov. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ ... working to become the first U.S. commercial producer of ... signed a contract with INVAP to design ... Alachua, Fla. Mo-99 is the parent isotope ... nuclear medicine procedures worldwide. In 2012, Congress passed legislation ...
(Date:11/18/2014)...  NxStage ® Medical Inc. (Nasdaq: ... innovative dialysis products , today announced the launch ... the in-center, hemodialysis market.  Streamline Express features a ... reduce the amount of labor required for machine ... point contamination sites.  The dialyzer enables achievement of ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:RedRick Technologies Helps Penn Radiology Implement New Radiology Reading Room Concepts 2RedRick Technologies Helps Penn Radiology Implement New Radiology Reading Room Concepts 3Coqui RadioPharmaceuticals Inks Deal With INVAP 2NxStage Launches New Streamline Express Dialyzer With Pre-attached Blood Tubing Set 2
... Worldwide -- Leading events organiser UBM Live , ... introduction of a new event, ICSE USA, to be held ... Philadelphia. ICSE USA extends an established global line-up of International ... will focus on the pharmaceutical contract services and outsourcing sectors ...
... INNOPHARMA LLC announced today FDA approval of its Abbreviated New ... Zyprexa® injection). As the developer of this generic ... pursuant to which Sandoz will sell, market and distribute the ... About INNOPHARMA: INNOPHARMA is a sterile product ...
Cached Medicine Technology:UBM Live to Roll Out Pharma Contract Services & Outsourcing Brand in the US in 2012 2UBM Live to Roll Out Pharma Contract Services & Outsourcing Brand in the US in 2012 3
The APR Hip System offers a complete line of stems to precisely match patients' anatomic needs and address surgeon preferences....
Dual offset femoral stems, hip stems that provide unique and competitive features....
The Link SP II Hip stem for cemented revisions...
The proximally modular S-ROM Total Hip System provides custom capability at non-custom prices and is competitive with conventional porous coated systems....
Medicine Products: