Events

Class of 2025 White Coat Ceremony: A commitment to patients, dentistry and integrity

November 1, 2021

Reading Time: 8 minutes Ann Arbor, Mich., Nov. 1, 2021 – Family and friends of the first-year class at the School of Dentistry came from around Michigan and the country on Friday to attend the annual White Coat Ceremony that welcomes students to the profession and recognizes their commitment to exemplify the highest standards of integrity and care. During …

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School welcomes new cohort of internationally trained dentists

April 2, 2021

Reading Time: 2 minutes Ann Arbor, Mich., April 2, 2021 – Twenty dentists from eight countries formally began the school’s Internationally Trained Dentist Program (ITDP) in January and the school recently held an informal White Coat Ceremony to welcome the new students. A video of the event was shared with the class members and their family and friends. Since …

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Ida Gray Awards highlight school’s annual DEI Day

February 26, 2021

Reading Time: 7 minutes Ann Arbor, Mich., Feb. 26, 2021 – A student, staff member, professor and alumna of the School of Dentistry were honored Thursday for contributing to the school’s welcoming and inclusive environment. The Ida Gray Award presentations were the centerpiece of a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Day program that called attention to the school’s longstanding vision …

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School partners with Medical School for seminar on Learning Health Systems and healthcare transformation on Feb. 23

February 8, 2021

Reading Time: 2 minutes Ann Arbor, Mich., Feb. 8, 2021 – The School of Dentistry is partnering with the University of Michigan Medical School for a virtual presentation examining how new technology and digital approaches are transforming healthcare. The med school’s Department of Learning Health Sciences and the dental school will host “Digital Transformation in Healthcare for a Diverse …

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Women in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Symposium returns on March 6

February 8, 2021

Reading Time: 2 minutes Ann Arbor, Mich., Feb. 8, 2021 – Dental students, residents, and oral surgeons from around the country and world will take part in the third Women in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Leadership Symposium on March 6. Held virtually this year, the symposium is presented by the University of Michigan School of Dentistry’s Department of Oral …

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Annual King’s Feast features ‘Activism Through Art’ dialogue

February 2, 2021

Reading Time: 5 minutes Ann Arbor, Mich., Feb. 2, 2021 – The national conversation coming out of 2020 about systemic racism and racial justice prompted a local dentist and alumnus of the School of Dentistry to create a painting that was unveiled Saturday evening during the 40th Annual SNDA King’s Feast. Dr. James Lee (DDS 1990) of Ann Arbor …

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Annual Research Day goes virtual on Feb. 18, features keynote address by Dr. Arlyne Simon

January 12, 2021

Reading Time: 3 minutes Ann Arbor, Mich., Jan. 12, 2021 – The School of Dentistry’s annual Research Day on Feb. 18 will be held virtually with a keynote address by a nationally recognized biomedical engineer, author and entrepreneur. The annual Research Day tradition features the presentation of the latest scientific studies by dental and dental hygiene students, graduate students …

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Online commencement celebration honors Classes of 2020

May 8, 2020

Reading Time: 1 minute Ann Arbor, Mich., May 8, 2020 – The School of Dentistry created an online Commencement Celebration for the Classes of 2020 since the coronavirus pandemic prevented the traditional in-person graduation ceremonies this spring. The online presentation includes numerous videos, written messages, photo slideshows and other elements, including the traditional graduation recessional music. Dean Laurie McCauley …

Dentistry Resident speaks at university’s Winter Commencement

December 16, 2019

Reading Time: 3 minutes Dr. Heather Camhi is not just a Wolverine – she’s a Wolverine times three. As she prepared to speak at yesterday’s University of Michigan Winter Commencement as one of two student speakers, she reflected on her degrees from Michigan – a bachelor’s in Sociology, a master’s of Public Health in Epidemiology and, now, her master’s …

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U-M Symposium Focuses on Women in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

March 15, 2019

Reading Time: 6 minutes Ann Arbor, Mich., March 15, 2019 -– A national initiative to encourage more women to become oral and maxillofacial surgeons brought speakers and participants from around the country to a symposium at the University of Michigan last week. The second annual Women in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Symposium was sponsored by the U-M Department of Oral …

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