Category Archives: Events

Upcoming AAPHD Oral Health Lobbying Initiatives

aaphdPlease join current  AAPHD (American Association of Public Health Dentistry) students as we advocate alongside fellow oral health care providers to discuss legislation at the State House on behalf of our profession, patients, and future.

Dental Hygiene Day at the State House:

Tuesday February 23, 2016    10:00 am – 2:00 pm

  •  The Massachusetts Dental Hygiene Association will be promoting their profession with pieces of legislation regarding the advancement of practice, billing, malpractice, and certification of hygienists.
  • Information & Registration: http://www.massdha.org/news/upcoming.php
  • For AAPHD students interested in participating please consider attending the informational meeting beforehand: Monday February 22, 2016 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm  Location TBD

Massachusetts Dental Society Beacon Hill Day:

Wednesday March 30, 2016 Time TBA

The MDS will continue their successful efforts in discussing critical issues facing oral health care and dentistry with legislators.

  • Current Issues:

o  Electronic Health Record standards

o  Carrier Transparency and Patients’ Bill of Rights

o  H. 2058: New licensure evaluations and guidelines

  • Information: http://cqrcengage.com/madental/bhd
  • Meeting with MDS Beacon Hill Day Liaison Kevin Monteiro:  March 11th 5:00 pm TUSDM Room 1521, with Tufts DMD/MPH candidates

 

Please RSVP interest for either event to Alec Eidelman; alec.eidelman@tufts.edu

Upcoming CMDA (Christian Medical Dental Association) Meeting!

CMDADon’t miss the upcoming CMDA (Christian Medical Dental Association) meeting!

Women in Leadership Forum: Developing Women Leaders at TUSDM

 

cc7a544a-85c3-428b-8e5a-b7c80793ece8When: February 25, 2016 | 4:30pm-7:30pm

Where: Alumni Lounge, 15th floor

Join us for a student-run evening dedicated to enhancing the development of women in leadership as students and community members at TUSDM. What promises to be an empowering evening includes a workshop on leadership styles, a panel on Leadership in the Community, and a panel on Leadership in the Clinic.  All panelists will be recent graduates or D16 students sharing their experiences and giving advice on how to get involved in the Tufts community. There will also be time for networking with otherstudents and faculty over dinner.

With the support of Dean Thomas, Associate Dean Kasberg, the Office of Student Affairs, and the Tisch-TUSDM Community Service Learning Program, this event was created by women to promote female leadership at Tufts. This is a great opportunity to learn about becoming a leader within the Tufts community. Even if you do not currently hold a leadership position, we encourage you to attend the event.

The panelists who will be present are:

Leadership in the Community:

  • Joke Alesh (D15, MPH Candidate)
  • Christine Anne Castera (D16)
  • Mandeep Alamwala (D16)
  • Yamila Garber (D16)

Leadership in the Clinic:

  • Lauren Marzouca (D16)
  • Jessie Reisig (D16)
  • Johanna Hauer (D16)

The panel discussions will be hosted by some amazing TUSDM staff/ faculty members and students, so don’t miss out! Spaces are limited – be sure to submit your interest form ASAP to secure your position, and by February 12, 2016 at 5pm at the latest.

For more questions, email the organizers of the event at: womeninleadership@tufts.edu.

Help IB Biology Students at Josiah Quincy Upper School: Time Sensitive!

 JQUS-006Help IB Biology students at Josiah Quincy Upper School to design and execute their big independent labs.

  • Do one 45 min. session or more!
  • In person or on the phone

Looking for help during these times:

Help with LAB DesignFeb 2nd to the 12th – Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays 1:15pm to 3pm  or  After School (m,t,t,f – 2:50-4 or less)  (w – 11:30 – when you want to leave)

Help with Data Processing and Evaluation: Feb 22nd to March 4th – Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays 1:15pm to 3pm  –  or After School (m,t,t,f – 2:50-4 or less)  (w – 11:30 – when you want to leave)

EMAIL WITH QUESTIONS OR AVAILABILITY: iwarner@bostonpublicschools.org
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Tufts MLK “Project Got Your Back” Donation Drive

unnamedTufts MLK “Project Got Your Back” Donation Drive
(January 21, 2016 – February 12, 2016)
Approximately 800,000 children every year come in contact with the foster care system. Oftentimes, when a child must be removed from their home and placed with a foster family, their belongings are packed into a plastic shopping bag or not taken at all—increasing the feeling of displacement in a moment when love and concern is most needed. “Project Got Your Back” is being organized in response to this local need as a backpack drive to support displaced children in our local community . The collected items will be distributed to the Department of Children and Families in Cambridge, Massachusetts as a part of the 2016 Tufts University programs honoring the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

We are collecting new and gently used backpacks (or other bags), new/clean clothing, underclothing, socks, pajamas, and toiletries at:

  • Tufts University School of Medicine – Sackler Center 4th Floor
    • Office of Student Affairs
    • Hirsh Health Sciences Library Reference Desk

Learn more about the donation drive here.

Tisch College Distinguished Speaker Series

SNDA’s IDEAS in Medicine Field Trip Looking for Volunteers!

imgresTufts’ Student National Dental Association (SNDA) is looking for student and faculty volunteers for the IDEAS in Medicine Field Trip organized by Tufts Medical School. Each year, they bring over 100 7th grade students from a Chelsea, MA middle school in an effort to get them excited about the health sciences. The event is the culmination of a year-long tutoring and mentoring partnership. This is the third year that they are including a dental component.
The program is next week on Friday, February 5th from 9:00am-12:30pm in Pre-Clin, and the students will be taking typodont impressions. The volunteer shifts will be 9:00am -9:30am, 9:30am-10:30am, 10:30am-11:30am, and 11:30am-12:30pm. Please sign-up on the google doc linked below. This is a great opportunity to teach youth about dentistry! Lastly, even if you can’t volunteer please sign-up to donate your typodont for the day.

TUSDM Women in Leadership Forum: Strengthening and Advancing our Leadership Skills!

When: February 25, 2015 | 4:30pm-7:30pm
Where: Alumni Lounge, 15th floor

Join us for the first-ever Women Only,  student-run evening dedicated to enhancing the development of women in leadership as students and community members at TUSDM. What promises to be an empowering evening includes a workshop on leadership styles, a panel on Leadership in the Community, and a panel on Leadership in the Clinic (please keep a lookout for next week’s Dental Central email – the names of the panelists will be revealed!), There will also be time for networking with other students and faculty over dinner.

Sign ups will be done via an interest form that will be sent out soon! The deadline to submit the form will be February 12, 2016, and spaces are limited.

For more questions, email the organizers of the event at: womeninleadership@tufts.edu.

This event is sponsored by Dean Huw Thomas, the Dept. of Public Health, the Dept. of Student Affairs  and Tisch College.