WHAT IS AWARDED?
A $10,000 one-time cash award.
WHO IS ELIGIBLE?
The recipient of the Dr. Mark K. Setter Leadership in Periodontology and Dental Implantology Award must exemplify leadership in our profession by his/her actions in promoting periodontology and dental implantology. Applicants must be full-time periodontal residents as of the application deadline at accredited U.S. periodontal programs and nominated by their periodontal program director.
HOW DO CANDIDATES APPLY?
Candidates may apply by June 1 through the link below.
WHAT IS THE SELECTION PROCESS?
The committee bases its selection on the applicant's leadership in promoting periodontology, implantology, advanced treatment planning and case acceptance strategies through mentorship of other students and professionals, making a positive impact on how periodontology and dental implantology is viewed in their school, or by promoting the importance of periodontology and dental implantology in the comprehensive treatment of patients. This is not a clinical award but an award for leadership for promoting all aspects of what it means to be a periodontist.