Burkhart, Cline receive affiliate fellowships from AAOM

The American Academy of Oral Medicine (AAOM) awarded affiliate fellowships to Dr. Nancy W. Burkhart and Andrea Cline during its annual meeting in 2016.

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The American Academy of Oral Medicine (AAOM) awarded affiliate fellowships to Dr. Nancy W. Burkhart and Andrea Cline during its annual meeting in 2016.

The new AAOM fellowship was announced for professional health-care degree disciplines (non-DDS or MD) who hold membership within the AAOM organization.

Upon receiving the academic fellowship certificates, Burkhart (at right in photo) and Cline (left) began working within the AAOM organization to develop this new program and to welcome new members. They invite any interested professionals to attend the meeting, become a member, and work toward academic fellowship.

Information about the 2017 AAOM meeting in Orlando meeting April, 2017 and fellowship can be found at the AAOM website. Membership and the potential to become an academic affiliate fellow within the organization will provide many opportunities for professional growth, CE credits, networking, and involvement within the organization.

The Academic Affiliate Fellowis a new fellowship opportunity for AAOM members. AAOM understands the future of oral medicine rests with a variety of health-care practitioners spread across a variety of health-care disciplines. AAOM is encouraging collaboration between practitioners to expand patient access to oral medicine care.

The Academic Affiliate Fellowship can be obtained by holding Affiliate membership with AAOM and by passing the AAOM Affiliate Fellowship examination which is given once a year at the AAOM Annual Conference. Affiliate membership is a non-dentist holding a doctoral degree or a professional degree in dental hygiene or any other related health-care discipline. These individuals are typically involved in teaching, research, or practice in oral medicine and not otherwise eligible for another category of membership.

For additional information visit the AAOM website, www.aaom.com, or email info@aaom.com for more information.


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