Driven by the shortage of dental school faculty in New York and across the United States, Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine hosted its inaugural Dental Educators Day on Thursday, October 5, on Stony Brook University’s south campus. The event was held in conjunction with World Teachers’ Day, and will be celebrated at Stony Brook on the first Thursday in October each year.
“By sharing the innumerable benefits of being a dental educator, we hope to inspire students to pursue such a pathway, whether their career is here at Stony Brook or elsewhere,” said Patrick M. Lloyd, dean, Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine. “We also hope that other dental schools — in the US and beyond — recognize the value of such a forum and that they consider hosting a dental educators event in the coming years.”
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