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Vacancies on Recognition Committee

The Council on Dental Education and Licensure (CDEL) is seeking nominations for two vacancies, a Specialty Dentist/Educator-Researcher and a Specialty Dentist/Practitioner, on its Committee on Recognition of Specialties and Interest Areas in General Dentistry (Recognition Committee). The Committee is a standing committee of the Council responsible for matters related to the recognition of dental specialties, specialty certifying boards and interest areas in general dentistry. Specifically, this Committee proposes to the Council new and/or amendment to ADA policies related to recognition. The Committee also is tasked to review applications for specialty recognition as posted by the National Commission on Recognition of Dental Specialties and Certifying Boards and recommend what action if any the Council should take during the comment period.

If you are interested in applying, please contact Tierra Braxton at to learn more about the eligibility requirements. Applications must be submitted to the Council by April 16, 2021. Self-nominations are considered.