5th Annual Debate – ASDA District 1

State Representative Jeffrey Sanchez will be opening up for the day. In the Tufts corner, and the current reigning champs: D17 Jordan Shapiro D16 Christopher Paolino D15 Claire McCarthy D15 Saad Aziz Butt Representing the home team hailing from BU: DMD 4 James Lee DMD 2 Mike Mayr AS 2 Farah Khatoon AS 1 Rushil

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Give Kids A Smile Day 2014

Thank you so much for a tremendously successful HSDM Give Kids a Smile 2014 (GKAS 2014)! Together, we provided cleanings, fluoride varnish, and oral exams to 75 children from the greater Boston community (with a patient show rate of 94%!). In addition, the education team did an extraordinary job educating patients and families on oral

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HSDM Holiday Party

ASDA hosted the annual HSDM Holiday Party on December 15, 2013 to nurture inter-class relationships and allow students a time to relax and enjoy the holidays together. Enjoy the holidays everyone, see you in the New Year!

Pre-Dental Conference 2013

Our ASDA chapter recently hosted hosted its 5th Annual Pre-dental Mini Conference. There were approximately 60 attendees, all of whom were invited to attend free of charge. Speakers included Anne Berg, HSDM Director of Admissions and Dr Bernard Friedland, who discussed nontraditional career paths in dentistry. There was a student panel with students from all

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National Leadership Conference

Demyana Azer flexes her networking muscles at ASDA’s second annual National Leadership Conference, held this Nov. 15-17 in Chicago. The conference also included personal and professional development sessions on topics such as organized dentistry, career planning, business leadership, advocacy, politics, professional issues, chapter leadership, and management.

David White, MDS Director of Governmental Affairs and Grassroots Advocacy

On October 8, Harvard ASDA hosted Mr. David White for a dinner talk to increase student engagement with advocacy. Mr. White, the Massachusetts Dental Society’s Director of Governmental Affairs and Grassroots Advocacy, gave a presentation on current legislative issues impacting dental students at state and national levels, from the PGY-1 bill, mid-level providers, and the

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ASDA District 1 Leadership Conference

On Saturday Sept 21, six Harvard students attended the 2013 ASDA District 1 Leadership conference, held at Boston University dental school. The day-long conference, which brought together over fifty dental students from BU, Harvard, Tufts, and UConn, featured presentations on legislation affecting dental students, professional development, and leadership opportunities in ASDA. Speakers included Jiwon Lee,

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BU ASDA Fall Social

BU ASDA is hosting their FALL SOCIAL this FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 20th at 9PM at MARKET on 21 Broad Street. You are cordially invitedl to meet other dental students and mingle before the leadership conference the next morning! NO COVER with your DENTAL SCHOOL ID and FREE APPETIZERS!

Fall ASDA Elections

Executive Board: Secretary (Class of 2017) General Board: Social Chair (2 available spots. 1 must be Class of 2017) Philanthropy Chair (1 available spot; must be Class of 2017) Newsletter Chair (2 available spots. 1 must be Class of 2017) Fundraising Chair (2 available spots. 1 must be Class of 2017) Alumni Chair Post-Doctoral Chair

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You’re Invited to the 2013 District 1 Leadership Conference!

Are you interested in learning more about organized dentistry, meeting other dental students from all over New England, and going to a Red Sox vs. Blue Jays game? You should attend the District 1 Leadership Conference on Saturday, September 21, 2013! Who: ASDA members who want to become more involved as leaders in dentistry and

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