The Excellence in Leadership Award recognizes a dental student who has made significant contributions in leadership to ASDA and organized dentistry. This award reflects ASDA’s vision of advancing the dental profession by developing exemplary leaders who demonstrate the core values of passion, community, engagement and integrity.

Nominations are accepted from peers. ASDA's Board of Trustees reviews nominations and selects the award recipient.

Adam Yang with award2

Congratulations to Adam Yang, Harvard '25
for receiving ASDA's 2022 Excellence in Leadership Award.

Adam was presented with his award at ASDA's National Leadership Conference (NLC)
in Chicago in November 2022.