Current Trends in Dental Research
Year: 1, 2, 3, 4
Time: 12:30-1:30 PM
Independent Study: No
Contact Person: Dr. Mark Drangsholt or Jake Weissman
Dentistry 550c is an elective course that will explore cutting edge dental research currently being studied by faculty members within the School of Dentistry. This year the lecture series will have a strong clinical focus – the material we discuss today could be immediately relevant in clinic tomorrow. This lecture series is open to anyone who is interested (you do not need to register for the class to attend the lectures) and will be held over lunch.
The student will gain exposure to current research in the dental field. Additionally, the student will gain an understanding of the role research plays in advancing clinical dentistry.
Attendance at 78% (7 of 9) of the lectures presented over Autumn, Winter, and Spring quarters.
Competencies Addressed/Assurance of Competencies
- UW SoD Competency 21: Recognize the role of lifelong learning and self-assessment in maintaining competency.
- UW SoD Competency 22: Utilize critical thinking in assessing technical and scientific information for use of identifying patient needs and treatments.
Lunch time lectures held throughout the year. Specific dates, times, and locations will be announced throughout the year.
Method of Evaluation
Credit/No credit based on attendance.
There will be no examinations in this course. Grades (Credit/No credit) will be determined based on attendance.
Course Contact Information
*last updated: 11/8/2011