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AAP Teaching Fellowships

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AAP Teaching Fellowships provide debt relief to young periodontal educators.

PURPOSE

AAP Teaching Fellowships, made possible by a $1 million commitment from the American Academy of Periodontology, are intended to support the young periodontal educator's commitment to a career in academia by providing debt relief to qualified applicants. The $50,000 Fellowships are given to qualified faculty members within their first three years of teaching at a U.S. periodontal training institution. Funding for AAP Teaching Fellows is provided at the end of each year of full-time teaching.

WHO IS ELIGIBLE?

Applicants for AAP Teaching Fellowships must be in the first three years of full-time teaching (as defined by the institution) at a U.S. periodontal program or have accepted a full-time faculty position at a U.S. periodontal program. Fellows are not eligible to apply for this award again but are welcome to apply for other Foundation awards.

HOW DO CANDIDATES APPLY?

Completed applications are due on or before June 1.

HOW ARE TEACHING FELLOWSHIPS AWARDED?

AAP Teaching Fellowship finalists will be invited to attend, at their own expense, a mandatory personal interview with the selection committee during the AAP Annual Meeting.

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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SatishKumar

Congratulations to Satish Kumar, DDS, MDSc, 2013 Educator Scholar and 2014 AAPF Fellow to the ADEA/AAL Institute for Teaching and Learning in the Health Professions, who recently accepted a full-time faculty role as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Periodontics and Preventive Dentistry at the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine.