Presentation on theme: "Get On the Right Track to Success— the AGD FellowTrack! Presented by Craig S. Armstrong, DDS, MAGD Adam C. Shisler, DDS."— Presentation transcript:
Get On the Right Track to Success— the AGD FellowTrack! Presented by Craig S. Armstrong, DDS, MAGD Adam C. Shisler, DDS
What is the AGD? World’s largest dental organization dedicated solely to the general dentist Your voice for excellence ASDA supporter
AGD Core Values Excellence in oral health care Diversity Universal acceptance of the general dentist as a gatekeeper of oral health care Continuous, lifelong learning Advocacy and representation Teamwork, camaraderie, and mentorship Ethical, honest, and credible behavior
Continuing Dental Education The AGD's key to: Career success Cutting-edge dentistry Peer and patient recognition Quality patient care
AGD Achievement Awards Fellowship Award (FAGD) Mastership Award (MAGD) Lifelong Learning & Service Recognition (LLSR)
Why Pursue Fellowship? THREE BIG REASONS! Your Patients Yourself Your Peers
Fellowship Requirements Be an AGD dentist member for three or more years Earn 500 hours of approved CE credit Pass the Fellowship Exam Attend a Convocation ceremony
Activities Approved for FAGD/MAGD Credit AEGD/GPR residency –Up to 150 CE hours for a one-year program –Up to 300 CE hours for a two-year program Course attendance –Lecture –Hands-on Federal Dental Service specialty rotation programs Publications Self-instructional programs Self-improvement Case presentations for certification/accreditation Teaching
Fellowship Exam 250 multiple-choice questions One-day, four-hour testing session Take the exam as early as 90 days after your AGD dentist membership begins!
Registering for the Exam Administered at: AGD Annual Meeting & Exhibits AGD Fellowship Exam review courses For registration details, visit www.agd.org/awards/fellowshipexam!
Get a Head Start with AGD Student CE Earn as many as 50 hours of CE lecture credit as a dental student, and apply your credits toward Fellowship after graduation!
AGD Learning Opportunities Search the online AGD CE Directory: www.agd.org/events/search Attend the AGD Annual Meeting & Exhibits for FREE Enroll in a local AGD FellowTrack program
Join an EXISTING AGD FellowTrack Program! Alabama California District of Columbia Georgia Illinois Massachusetts Michigan Missouri Nebraska New York North Carolina Ohio Pennsylvania Tennessee Texas Washington West Virginia DON’T SEE YOUR STATE LISTED ABOVE?
Launch a NEW AGD FellowTrack Program! Connect with your classmates to generate interest in participating in an AGD FellowTrack program. Visit www.agd.org/constituent/websites to contact local AGD constituent leaders who may be willing to help administer your new FellowTrack program. Consider volunteering as Student Member Chair on your AGD constituent board to take the lead in representing the AGD at your dental school.
FellowTrack Program Success Stories
Not an AGD Member? Join Today for Just $16! THREE EASY WAYS TO JOIN: Onsite Online – www.agd.org Phone – 888.AGD.DENT Visit www.agd.org/membership/benefits to learn more about the benefits of AGD student membership!
CONTACT US! Craig S. Armstrong, DDS, MAGD email@example.com Adam C. Shisler, DDS firstname.lastname@example.org AGD Headquarters 211 E. Chicago Ave., Ste. 900 Chicago, Ill. 60611 888.AGD.DENT (888.243.3368) www.agd.org email@example.com Stay Social with the AGD! Like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, and connect with us on LinkedIn!