ADA members' digital access to electronic journals and research databases will continue to expand, and members may soon have access to the University of Illinois at Chicago Medical Center Library's print medical literature and journal collection.
The ADA standards committees and the U.S. Technical Advisory Group for the International Organization for Standardization Technical Committee 106 Dentistry will hold meetings in Chicago and North Carolina in February and March 2014.
Dr. Michael Glick, editor of The Journal of the American Dental Association, delivered the inaugural lecture named for infection control pioneer James J. Crawford, Ph.D., and received a special award, also named for Dr. Crawford.
The ADA and the ADA Foundation have plans in place to support disaster relief in the Philippines for dentists and members of the dental community adversely affected by Typhoon Haiyan, which struck Nov. 8.
New Orleans—The ADA will encourage state Medicaid and Children's Health Insurance Programs and other groups to use measures adopted by the Dental Quality Alliance when assessing the quality of care for children, according to an unofficial House of Delegates resolution.
In response to the customary solicitation of comments by the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) regarding proposed standards, the Federal Trade Commission this week submitted comments concerning the proposed accreditation standards for dental therapy education programs.