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Dr. D. Walter Cohen Teaching Award

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Elibility requirements and submission guidelines for this award to assist third-year periodontal residents in launching their careers as full-time educators.

WHAT IS AWARDED?

Created to assist beginning periodontal educators in launching their career, one payment of $10,000 is awarded in the fourth quarter of the year after that AAP Annual Meeting. The award is not to be used to replace support that would have normally been provided by the recipient's institution. The award should be considered a supplement to any salary, stipend or research support.

WHO IS ELIGIBLE?

Award candidates must be in their third year of a nonmilitary accredited periodontal post-doctoral training program in the United States as of the application
deadline, and intend to pursue a career in full-time periodontal teaching and research in the United States.

WHAT ARE THE QUALIFICATIONS?

A strong interest in periodontal education is the primary qualification. In addition, the selected candidates must demonstrate excellent character, integrity, a record of academic and personal achievements, and an aptitude for teaching and research.

HOW DO CANDIDATES APPLY?

The application may be accessed using the link below.

All application materials must be received by May 1.

WHAT IS THE SELECTION PROCESS?

The selection committee is made up of three periodontists who have an interest in periodontal education. Members of the committee are appointed by the Foundation
president.

The AAP Foundation is grateful to Carestream Dental for their sponsorship of this award.

 

For More Information

If you have additional questions regarding any AAP Foundation Awards, please contact:

Robert Vitas
Executive Director
American Academy of Periodontology Foundation
737 N. Michigan Avenue, Suite 800
Chicago, IL 60611
Phone: 800-282-4867, ext. 3256 or 312-573-3256
Private fax: 312-787-3983
Email: bob@perio.org

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