Professional Development

Further your dental education through graduate programs for dental professionals and mentorship with UCSF dental professionals.

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Outreach

Our community outreach events aim to promote oral health and education in the Bay Area community.

Advice to Pre-Dentals!

One of the biggest steps toward your dental education is the process of preparing for and applying to dental school. As a current D1 coming out of this process pretty recently, I remember how overwhelming but incredibly exciting of a time this was! As this application cycle slowly gets closer, here’s just a few of

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ADCFP Spotlight: Punam Patel (’21)

The Academic Careers Fellowship Program (ADCFP) provides dental students at UCSF the opportunity to explore academia through faculty mentorship and research- or education-based projects. Read what some of our students are working on below: Dentistry is a complex field consisting of many career options, oral health-related topics, and specialties. Unfortunately, many pre-dental students are unaware

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Mistakes I made in dental school

My time in dental school is passing with a blur. It seems like yesterday I was waxing a tooth in simlab, and now I’m halfway through my 3rd year. Looking back, there was many triumphs and also many many failures. Here’s the most major mistakes I have made: –not going to class. There are days

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ADCFP Spotlight: Kevin Hildebrandt (’21)

The Academic Careers Fellowship Program (ADCFP) provides dental students at UCSF the opportunity to explore academia through faculty mentorship and research- or education-based projects. Read what some of our students are working on below: Increasing Value Care in the Pre-doctoral Clinic: In exploration of a complete dental education experience, the pre-doctoral clinic is a major

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UCSF Students’ Favorite Clinical Moments

It’s winter quarter here at UCSF which means third year dental students are 6 months into their time in clinic and finally getting into the swing of patient care. With only 6 more months until they become fourth year students, the stress of taking skills assessments and competency exams is in full force. To top

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ADCFP Spotlight: Naya Okeke (’21)

The Academic Careers Fellowship Program (ADCFP) provides dental students at UCSF the opportunity to explore academia through faculty mentorship and research- or education-based projects. Read what some of our students are working on below: Dental schools nationwide are striving to increase student diversity to help better serve our population. Schools have improved in recruiting minority

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Become a national member of ADEA today!

Become a national member of ADEA today!