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  • 1. Publications The Voice of the American Student Dental Association
  • 2. ASDA Structure and the Editorial Board
  • 3. Who is on the Editorial Board? <ul><li>Dental Students </li></ul><ul><li>Editor-in-Chief </li></ul><ul><li>Four Contributing Editors </li></ul><ul><li>ASDA Publications Staff </li></ul><ul><li>Director of Communications </li></ul><ul><li>Assistant Editor </li></ul>
  • 4. Who’s on the current Editorial Board? <ul><li>Jim Heidenreich : Editor-in-Chief </li></ul><ul><li>Katie McNutt : Contributing Editor </li></ul><ul><li>Anish Gupta : Contributing Editor </li></ul><ul><li>Vishal Panchmatia : Contributing Editor </li></ul><ul><li>Tristan Galloway : Contributing Editor </li></ul><ul><li>Jen Swanson: ASDA Staff </li></ul><ul><li>Kim Schneider : ASDA Staff </li></ul>
  • 5. What do we publish? <ul><li>ASDA News : Monthly Newsletter </li></ul><ul><li>Mouth : Quarterly Journal/Magazine </li></ul><ul><li>ASDA Student Handbooks </li></ul><ul><li>Postdoctoral Guides </li></ul>
  • 6. ASDA News <ul><li>Ten issues per year, published in tabloid size (not published in July & August) </li></ul><ul><li>Provides association and industry news, including chapter events, student columns, advice on getting through dental school, and making the transition from dental school to dental practice </li></ul><ul><li>New members receive their first issue in January (ASDA’s membership year is based on the calendar year) </li></ul>
  • 7. “ ASDA World Turns” <ul><li>Section in ASDA News </li></ul><ul><li>Chance for your Chapter to be recognized </li></ul><ul><li>Easy to submit </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Send 1-2 paragraphs along with pictures of events to any member of the editorial board </li></ul></ul><ul><li>One of the easiest ways to get involved </li></ul>
  • 8. Mouth <ul><li>Published four times a year </li></ul><ul><li>Centers around a theme determined by the Editorial Board </li></ul><ul><li>Includes in-depth articles, book reviews, news briefs, student perspectives and a historical look at dentistry </li></ul><ul><li>New members receive their first issue in the spring </li></ul>
  • 9. Predental Student Handbook <ul><li>Getting into Dental School: ASDA's Guide for Predental Students </li></ul><ul><ul><li>New edition just published summer 2009 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Predental students receive a copy when they become an ASDA member </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Provides information on applying to dental school, financial aid, ASDA membership benefits, and debt management </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The handbook also includes career options in the dental field and a survival guide for passing the DAT </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Published every two years </li></ul></ul>
  • 10. Dental Student Handbook <ul><li>Getting Through Dental School: ASDA's Guide for Dental Students </li></ul><ul><ul><li>New edition just published summer 2009 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Provides information on scholarships, loans, grants, public health/ international opportunities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Students receive a copy when they become an ASDA member </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Introduction to ASDA membership benefits and leadership opportunities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Published every two years </li></ul></ul>
  • 11. Postdoctoral Guides <ul><li>Three-volume set, published every two years </li></ul><ul><li>New editions just published in 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>Contains up-to-date comparative information about AEGD programs, dental public health, endodontics, GPR programs, oral and maxillofacial pathology, orthodontics, pediatric dentistry, periodontics and prosthodontics programs </li></ul>
  • 12. Things to Consider for your Chapter Newsletter <ul><li>Who will create the issues? </li></ul><ul><li>How often? </li></ul><ul><li>What content? </li></ul><ul><li>How will it be published? </li></ul><ul><li>Who will receive the issues? </li></ul><ul><li>Does the newsletter require school approval? </li></ul>
  • 13. Tips for Newsletters <ul><li>Balance between information and entertainment </li></ul><ul><li>Contributions from faculty </li></ul><ul><li>Create a resource for local members </li></ul><ul><li>Easy to read </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Font choice, layout </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Ask your trustee about establishing a district newsletter with your neighboring chapters! </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Keep each other informed of activities & highlight student accomplishments </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Learn from each other and work together </li></ul></ul>
  • 14. Chapter Newsletter and Website Awards <ul><li>Submit your chapter newsletter or website for an award! Look for details in upcoming Leaders and on the website. </li></ul><ul><li>Presented each year at Annual Session during the Journalism Awards Luncheon </li></ul><ul><li>Judged by the Editorial Board </li></ul><ul><li>What are the categories? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Quality of Information </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Best Layout/Design </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Most Improved </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Best of Competition </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Best District Newsletter </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Best Chapter Website (content and design) </li></ul></ul>
  • 15. Outstanding Article Awards <ul><li>Contribute articles so you can be considered! </li></ul><ul><li>Presented at the Annual Session Journalism Luncheon </li></ul><ul><li>Categories: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Best Mouth article </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Best ASDA News article </li></ul></ul>
  • 16. Interested in being a member of the Editorial Board? <ul><li>Be a part of the most visible and popular ASDA benefit (publications!) </li></ul><ul><li>Applications due on November 6 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Writing sample </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Letter of intent </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ideas for articles </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>You can apply for multiple national positions </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Talk with us; we love to talk about our experiences on the Editorial Board </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>

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