Are you interested in serving as an American Board of Pediatric Dentistry (ABPD) volunteer to help promote ABPD's mission?
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ABPD is seeking volunteers for the following standing committee and task forces. The deadline to submit your application for consideration is Monday, March 20.
• Chair, Program Directors Committee
The Program Directors Committee promotes transparency, communication, and collaboration between ABPD and pediatric dental residency program directors and faculty. To serve as chair of this committee, you must be a pediatric dentistry program director or department chair.
• Members, Standards for International Eligibility Task Force
The charge of this task force is to re-evaluate current international pathways to determine if foreign-trained pediatric dentists should be eligible to obtain board certification without completing a CODA-accredited residency program. If an international pathway is recommended, define the criteria for eligibility for the pathway for board of directors’ consideration.
• Chair, Standards for Re-entry Task Force
• Members, Standards for Re-entry Task Force
The charge of this task force is to create standards for re-entry into the board certification process for pediatric dentists who have failed to obtain board certification within their eligibility period. Desirable attributes include knowledge of medical certification board eligibility and pathways and knowledge of educational science including the concept of cognitive drift.
Please click here to read more and review job descriptions of the open positions that include eligibility, necessary time commitment, and more.
To apply, please select the “Committee and Task Force Application” on your ABPD dashboard and follow the steps to submit.
The deadline to submit your application for consideration is Monday, March 20.
Please contact ABPD Volunteer & Project Manager, Laura Leigh Blair, with any questions at firstname.lastname@example.org.