Leaders Wanted

Applications for the 2020-21 leadership cycle must be received by Dec. 15.
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Nov/Dec Contour: Protecting the profession through advocacy

The November/December 2019 issue of Contour gives you a glimpse into the heart of organized dentistry - advocacy.
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Career Compass

Set a course for life after dental school. Whether you're headed for a residency or practice, you'll find a trove of resources to help you on your way. 
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New & Noteworthy

house of delegates
Submit Resolutions by Jan. 6
A resolution is a formal request presented to the House of Delegates that identifies a need for action, addresses an issue or updates a policy.
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Gold Crown Awards
Review the guidelines and criteria for the 2019 Gold Crown Awards. Applications are due by Jan. 6, 2020.
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Write for ASDA
Interested writers can reach out at any time with a story idea, or we can assign one to you. Contributors will work directly with our Editorial Board to complete an article or blog post.
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ASDA webinars
Browse through our upcoming webinars and secure your spot today!
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National calendar
Keep up with ASDA events on this useful calendar. Chapter and district leaders can add their own events as well.
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Member Spotlight

Ashley Maus
A narrow focus brings big results. The number one reason students in dental school and people in general give up so fast is because they tend to look at how far they still have to go instead of how far they have come. But it's a series of small wins that can give us the most significant success.
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Michelle Nudel
I want to be a dentist because it combines my passion of being creative, helping people, using new technology and owning my own business!
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Sierra Zarate
Everyone you meet can teach you a lesson. Whether it is a patient, colleague, or faculty member, everyone comes from different backgrounds and can show you a new perspective on things.
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Leadership Opportunities 

Apply for a national leadership position

Applications for the 2020-21 leadership cycle are now open. Read through the different position descriptions and learn how you can support ASDA at the national level.

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