Continuing Education in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Continuing Education in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Heading link
The Annual Daniel M. Laskin Lectureship is designed to provide attendees with the latest methods and research in the field of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.
The Annual Daniel M. Laskin Lectureship was established in 2009 by Dr. Michael Miloro, Head of the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, to honor a giant in the field of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Dr. Daniel M. Laskin, who served as the Head of the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the University of Illinois from 1973-1983. This Lectureship is intended to bring an internationally known surgeon, with significant expertise, to the University of Illinois at Chicago in order to expose the UIC community and other health care providers in the city of Chicago to current, state-of-the-art principles and technological advances in patient assessment, diagnosis, and management in a particular area of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.
Held annually in late June, please check back for upcoming dates.
About the Daniel M. Laskin Lectureship and Fund Heading link
Dr. Daniel M. Laskin, MS Oral Surgery ’52, who served as Head of the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OMFS) from 1973 to 1983, was an internationally known clinician, researcher, lecturer, and author. Through his teaching, his research, and his editorship of the Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Dr. Laskin always stood for doing the absolute best for the patient. He was the man in oral surgery education, unquestionably, and we can help memorialize his legacy of education and research.
Dr. Laskin was an oral and maxillofacial surgeon and educator who contributed to his field for over fifty years. He excelled as an educator, a researcher and a clinician. He served as AAOMS president, as well as the International Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, and served as the editor of the Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. He was a major contributor to the dental literature with over 900 contributions to the field of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. He co-authored 16 textbooks and monographs.