National Leadership Conference

Live from NLC: videos on mentoring, networking & more

In this video, we spoke with ADA’s Immediate Past President, Dr. Bill Calnon, and his son, Tim Calnon (Buffalo ’13), after their session on finding a great mentor. We also caught up with Dr. Dan Hammer (Pacific ’11) on ethics. Next we spoke with Drs. Ryan Dulde and Chris Salierno about holding effective meetings and networking. Finally, tips on bringing vision to goal-setting and using Facebook for your professional life are delivered in the final video of the day. Watch below or click here if you’re reading this via a subscriber e-mail.

ASDA’s first-ever National Leadership Conference

ASDA’s National Leadership Conference kicked off at 7am this morning. Nearly 400 dental students descended on Chicago today to learn, network and get energized about leadership. Dental school packs a ton of information into 4 years (or 3 for Pacific), but often students find themselves missing the practice management and business skills they need to succeed in dentistry. That’s where ASDA comes in. We focus on advocating for dental students and developing the skills they can’t obtain in the clinical setting of dental school. National Leadership Conference has been a year in the making around this very principal. How can we shape dental students into the leaders they’ll need to be to run a practice, lobby for their profession and rise in the ranks of organized dentistry?

Is mentorship all it’s cracked up to be?

Are you stuck in a failing mentorship? Perhaps you were assigned a mentor with whom you have no compatibility. Maybe your relationship consists of an annual ballgame…and not much more. Pretty soon, being a mentee may feel like more hassle than it’s worth. Here are three keys to bear in mind as you cultivate exceptional mentor-mentee relationships:

National Leadership Conference offers training you won’t get in school

NLC is a brand new conference offering you the leadership and practice management training you won’t get in dental school. Whether you want to lead your chapter, your own practice or become more versed in organized dentistry, NLC has a track tailored to you. Read on to learn more about this conference held in Chicago on Nov. 2-4 of this year!