The Council on Professional Issues serves the association as a resource on dental practice administration and professional issues, such as ethics, barriers to care and public health. The council also reviews ASDA’s Code of Ethics.
Past accomplishments of this council:
- State dental association representatives and respective ASDA leaders receive an annual e-mail of introduction to assist in relationship building. Contact information is updated yearly. E-mails to ASDA leaders include the how-to guide on relationships with state dental associations. E-mails to state association representatives asks the current board involvement of dental students. The involvement is tracked here.
- The council identified areas of consideration needed for making long-term
career choices. The council updated information to existing resources.
- Started researching dental insurance models to create a resource.
- Council members contributed to Moral Monday’s on ASDA’s blog.