KEY BISCAYNE, Florida--The Pankey Institute for Advanced Dental Education held its 19th biennial alumni association meeting Oct. 11-14 in Key Biscayne.
At this meeting, The Pankey Institute and Alumni Association celebrated the 25 years of leadership of two people: Dr. Irwin M. Becker, the Institute's Emeritus Chairman of Education, and recently retired Executive Director Christian B. Sager.
Outgoing Alumni Association President Dale A. Sorenson, DDS of Newburgh, Ind., and incoming President, Edmond O. Mukamal, DMD, of Woodmere, N.Y., planned the program.
Two days of clinical and behavioral presentations were made by members of the Academy of Pankey Scholars. During the final day, Dr. Peter E. Dawson, Dr. Irwin M. Becker, and Christain B. Sager provided historical perspective and talked about leadership and ethics. Dr. Uche and Kary Odiatu closed the meeting with their motivational program, "Fit to Lead."
More than 200 past and present faculty of The Pankey Institute were honored, including members of both the resident and visiting faculty. The 37 dentists who comprise the Academy of Pankey Scholars and their office teams were recognized during this meeting. The Pankey Scholar program is the highest level of achievement at The Pankey Institute.
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