Since 2012, students from the Guanghua School of Stomatology, Sun Yat-sen University (SYSU) in Guangzhou city, Canton Province, China, visit the College of Dentistry as part of an extramural rotation program.
“Our students and faculty had the opportunity to meet dental students from a foreign country with a different culture and dental education system,” said
At the 2018 Greater New York Dental Meeting (GNYDM), the College’s Hispanic Student Dental Association (HSDA) was announced as the winner of the Hispanic Dental Association (HDA) Chapter of the Year competition.
“We won chapter of the year because the student chapter at UIC was recognized for its excellent participation, as well has for hosting the 2018 Hispanic Dental Association Regional Dental
The University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry’s Hispanic Student Dental Association (HSDA) chapter hosted the Hispanic Dental Association (HDA) Student Regional Conference on Sept. 8.
“We gathered over 70 dental students from all over the nation including Boston, Los Angeles and even Puerto Rico,” said HSDA’s Veronica Ramirez, a dental student.
The conference theme was innovations in
The Chicago Area Albert Schweitzer Fellowship Program, which provides yearlong fellowships to graduate health students for public service projects, awarded fellowships to University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry students Evan Fry, Bhavik Lakhani, and Viveka Patel.
Now in its 22nd year, the Chicago Area Schweitzer Fellows Program is the local
UIC dental students are not only training to be excellent clinicians and oral health scientists -- they are preparing to be the next generation of oral health leaders.
Our college community is woven by a richly diverse fabric of cultural and professional backgrounds. Students engage in a number of extracurricular activities and participate in organizations that enrich their dental
Dental students at UIC appreciate our curriculum because of its comprehensiveness with a strong foundation in general dentistry, as well as the integration of specialty training, service-learning and research.
Another big reason dental students choose UIC is the level of collaboration we build into the student experience. A great example of this collaborative learning is the student led Peer Mentoring
The American Student Dental Association (ASDA) is a national student-run organization that protects and advances the rights, interests and welfare of dental students. It introduces students to lifelong involvement in organized dentistry and provides services, information, education, representation and advocacy.
Nationally, ASDA connects more than
The Hispanic Student Dental Association at UIC is an organization that aims to create a unified voice for dental students and faculty, and seeks to promote and advocate the oral health issues of the Hispanic community in Illinois. We do this by following the four principles of our mission SEAL: Service, Education, Advocacy, and Leadership. HSDA at UIC
At the Greater New York Dental Meeting (GNYDM) recently, the UIC College of Dentistry’s Hispanic Student Dental Association (HSDA) was chosen the winner of the Hispanic Dental Association (HDA) Orgullo competition, sponsored by Procter & Gamble and Crest Oral B.
For the contest, students developed a video of about three minutes long demonstrating oral hygiene instructions, caries prevention, and