Messages from your AAOM leadership, updates from national schools, and more.


In This Issue:

AAOM President's Message

2021 Robert Kay Schattner Award Recipient

Member Highlights

2021 Fall Meeting

News from Schools

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Help the American Academy of Oral Medicine continue to grow and succeed! Your contributions mean a lot to our continued progress and support of the Oral Medicine profession.

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AAOM 2021 Self Study Now Closed

Thanks to all those who participated in the AAOM 2021 Virtual Annual Conference. The self study is now closed as of May 31, 2021.

ADA Officially Recognizes Oral Medicine Definition

Oral Medicine: Oral Medicine is the specialty of dentistry responsible for the oral health care of medically complex patients and for the diagnosis and management of medically-related diseases, disorders and conditions affecting the oral and maxillofacial region.

Visit the AAOM Job Board

Looking for opportunities or new talent? Visit the Job Board. Four job opportunities are currently posted.

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Editor: Dr. Juan Bugueno

Co-editor: Dr. Chizobam Idahosa

Editor Emeritus and Copy Editor: Michael Krakow

AAOM's Fall 2021 Newsletter

The Fall 2021 Newsletter contains messages from your AAOM leadership, Academy announcements, a new Member Spotlight, and more.

Message from the President

Dr. Andres Pinto

When I was twelve, one of my school assignments was a written report of a significant political change in the 1970s in the southern hemisphere. At that age, I barely could tell north from south and felt unsure on how to proceed.

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2021 Robert Kay Schattner Award Recipient

The AAOM Abstracts Committee informs that the 2021 Robert Kay Schattner Award recipient is Dr. Roopali Kulkarni, University of Pennsylvania, USA, for her submission entitled "Association of Psychosocial Stress and Temporomandibular Disorders in the Adolescent Population."

Lara Napodano
AAOM Abstracts Committee

AAOM Member Highlight

Ronald S. Brown

The plan was to finish undergraduate at University of Maryland in three years, head to Dental School (Georgetown) and onto private general practice in the DC Metro area—the plan mostly worked out perfect—I graduated Georgetown Dental in 1971 and was stationed at Fort Huachuca, AZ for two years, and set up a private general dental practice in Fairfax, VA and downtown DC in 1974.

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Update 2021: General Medicine for Dental Medicine

Penn Dental Medicine and the American Academy of Oral Medicine are pleased to present Update 2021: General Medicine for Dental Medicine on November 13, 2021 at Penn Dental Medicine.

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News from Schools

Hear from the University of California, San Francisco; the Brigham and Women's Hospital/Harvard School of Medicine; the University of Washington School of Dentistry; Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine; and the West Virginia University School of Dentistry.

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