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Webinar: Partnering with Academic Institutions and Residency Programs to Develop Service Learning Programs

Collaboration between Health Centers and academic institutions can be a win-win, creating increased access to oral health care for patients and providing enhanced clinical experience for learners. This presentation, given on June 29, 2015, provides information on how Health Centers can partner with academic institutions or residency programs to offer service learning programs at Health Centers and thereby foster interest in Health Center careers among the next generation of oral health professionals. This webinar also explores different collaboration models and describe key issues for Health Centers to consider when deciding whether to launch such a program.

Dental Student Orientation Materials

The two sets of PowerPoint slides and an orientation narrative provided for use by Health Centers and other safety-net clinics as part of an orientation process for students who are beginning a clinical affiliation. Attachments are intended to be modified and customized to your health center.

National Health Service Corps

The National Health Service Corps (NHSC) helps bring health care to those who need it most. Access the NHSC main page to learn about loan repayment, scholarships, how to become a NHSC approved-site, and more.

National Health Service Corps Fact Sheet for Dental Students, Dentists & Dental Hygienists

This factsheet contains information on National Health Service Corps (NHSC) Loan Repayment or Scholarship Program for dental providers.

Partnering with Academic Institutions and Residency Programs to Develop Service Learning Programs: Strategies for Health Centers

Published in June 2014 by NNOHA, this paper provides background on how Health Centers can partner with academic institutions or residency programs to offer service learning programs at Health Centers and thereby foster interest in Health Center careers among the next generation of oral health professionals. The paper explores different collaboration models and provides suggestions about issues for Health Centers to consider when deciding whether to launch such a program.

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