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Where Are We Going?

“Planning is bringing the future into the present, so that you can do something about it now.” -Alan Larkin, planning consultant Not long after I finished my residency, my wife Sandy and I decided to meet with a financial advisor to create a plan for paying down our student debt and buying a house. Prior…

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AAE Leads: A Fresh Look at the AAE’s Critically Important Board Transformation Initiative

“We have a hunger of the mind which asks for knowledge of all around us.” —Maria Mitchell Last week, I gave a lecture to the residents at the University of Minnesota, and I took a photo with them (and Dr. W. Craig Noblett): The diversity present within even this small group is evident – from…

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Rebooting Recognition to Inspire Your Dream Teams

When I started my year as president of the AAE, my presidential profile focused on the importance of teams in my life. I have been fortunate to be a part of many amazing teams in my professional life: in the AAE, the AAE Foundation for Endodontics, and the ABE. However, one of the teams with…

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Board Certification: Many Paths to One Important Destination

“The intrinsic path to success is to focus on being the person that you are, and put all of your energy and drive into being the best possible version of yourself.”  Paul Buchheit The path to board certification is unique to each Diplomate while the destination is the same: a handshake from the president of…

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What Would I Tell My Younger Self?

What would I tell my younger self?  I recently finished Keep Sharp: Build a Better Brain at Any Age by Dr. Sanjay Gupta and would emphatically tell my younger self to read this, and live it! I’m certain my youthful self would have promptly elevated this science-driven book to “must read” status. While there are…

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AAE21: A Virtual Meeting That Connected Us All

As Day One of our first major virtual meeting dawned, we weren’t sure quite what to expect.  The Annual Meeting Planning Committee had been developing AAE21 Live & On Demand for several months.  They spent countless hours transforming the live experiences you knew and loved into a remote format; they thought through every detail.  Yet,…

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AAE21 Show Daily – Welcome From President

Dear Members, We are just one day away from our first-ever Live & On Demand virtual AAE Annual Meeting! It has taken a great deal of planning, pivoting and positivity to get to this place. We are grateful for the technology that has allowed us to bring you an annual meeting that is as close…

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Looking Back in Order to Look Forward

Winston Churchill once said, “The further back you can look, the further forward you can see.” Having now entered the first quarter of 2021, we’ve all witnessed the combined impact of a pandemic; a demand for long overdue racial justice and equity in our society; and the ever-imminent threat of climate change. And we know that none of these are…

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The AAE’s Future and How We Must Change to Prosper

We are a wonderful association of healthcare professionals. I truly believe that, as I have witnessed the hard work of our remarkable staff that serves us, and how the assistant directors of our association continually strive to make our organization relevant and meaningful for our membership. Our committees and leadership are staffed by truly dedicated…

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A Year Like No Other

Dear Colleagues, This was most definitely a year gone by… like none other. As a society, a people and citizens of the world, we have endured unprecedented challenges that would have been unimaginable at the beginning of 2020. Our nation has faced climate change in an unprecedented fashion with wildfires and hurricanes that ravaged communities…

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