To improve coordination among the volunteer groups currently working or planning to work with universities, faculty or students.
Further AACD’s strategic goals to advance cosmetic dental education and to increase membership by interfacing with universities and their involvement with AACD.
Serve as the hub/coordinating arm for AACD university interactions: University Educators Forum, University Outreach, university charitable foundation fundraising efforts, poster session, HEAPS and Apex Award promotion and coordination, and any new university-related concepts.
Determine the structure, composition, focus and meeting process of the University Educators Forum
Specifically define the intended benefit to the Academy of relationships with universities which ties in with the program development process
Develop criteria, if any, that define eligibility for membership in University Educators Forum
Qualifications, Skills and Knowledge
Demonstrated familiarity with dental universities' education curriculum.
Monthly conference calls
Annual face-to-face meeting at the Scientific Session
Length of Term
A mimimum of five full-time faculty members (1) Member ABCD representative