Look Before You Leap: Evaluating a Practice in the Hiring Process

March 29, 2022 at 7:00 PM

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The interview process for an associateship is a two-way street. Just as a practice evaluates the applicant, so must the applicant assess if the practice is a good fit for them in terms of opportunities, benefits, and values. As you prepare to launch your post-graduate job search, it’s critical to consider what you are looking to gain from an associateship opportunity. During this session, Dr. Abby Halpern will share tools and insights to help you make the best career decision for you.


Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this session, participants will be able to:

  1. Assess their career and practice priorities prior to the interview.
  2. Outline key questions and insights to gather from the practice owner and other associate dentists.
  3. Apply tools to help assess the practice owner’s priorities and goals for the practice and staff.
  4. Utilize tips to identify and address areas of concern.

Halpern-AAbby Halpern, DMD; Georgia ’18; 2017-18 Speaker of the House

Dr. Abby Halpern is a general dentist in Alexandria, VA. After graduating from the University of North Carolina—Chapel Hill, she moved to the nation’s capital to earn her MS in Microbiology and Immunology at Georgetown University and intern at the ADA’s DC office. She developed a passion for organized dentistry and advocacy, and returned to her home state of Georgia, where she earned her DMD at the Dental College of Georgia in 2018. While in dental school, she served ASDA as Speaker of the House and as Chair for the Council on Advocacy.