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Foundation Names 2020 Endodontic Educator Fellow

The Foundation for Endodontics is proud to name Theodore D. Ravenel, D.M.D., the 2020 Endodontic Educator Fellow. Dr. Ravenel is the Post Graduate Endodontic Director at the Medical University of South Carolina. The selection committee was impressed with Dr. Ravenel’s commitment to education and desire to create excellent student experiences at his institution. After 10…

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Education has been central to the Foundation for Endodontics’ mission since its inception

This article is an excerpt of the Foundation’s 2020 issue of FOCUS. You can read the full issue here. Annually, the foundation raises at least $1 million to fund programs like the Endodontic Educator Fellowship Award which supports outstanding educators who commit a minimum of five years to a full-time academic career in endodontics. Recipients…

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Foundation Outreach Update

In early 2020, three endodontists volunteered their time for the Foundation for Endodontics’ 15th International Outreach Program. Drs. John T. Dominici, Winnie Zhang and Christopher A. Pellicano traveled to the Helping Hand Clinic in Treasure Beach, Jamaica, to provide under-resourced, local community members with endodontic care. The Helping Hand Clinic is busy: teams of dentistry…

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Relief Grant and Leadership

As the global pandemic arrived in the U.S., the Foundation for Endodontics’ Board of Trustees was saddened and disappointed by the cancellation of AAE20 in Nashville. The cancellation made sharing the Foundation’s news and accomplishments with the endodontic community difficult and as such, there was a smaller celebration than anticipated for the end of the…

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Foundation for Endodontics Providing COVID-19 Relief Grant to Graduating Residents

The Foundation for Endodontics, the philanthropic arm of the American Association of Endodontists, is providing a one-time $500 grant to each resident member of the AAE who is graduating in 2020. The intention of this funding is to help offset the financial impact many are experiencing during the COVID-19 pandemic and to provide aid to…

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