About the Council of Advanced Education Programs
The Council of Advanced Education Programs (COAEP) includes: faculty (including
Program Directors and Chiefs of Service) in Commission on Dental Accreditation-approved advanced dental education programs
located in ADEA-member institutions, residents and fellows in Commission on
Dental Accreditation-approved advanced dental education programs located in
ADEA-member institutions, and past members of the COAEP Administrative Board
who are appointed to or employed in ADEA member institutions.
- Eligibility to vote for election to the Council's Administrative Board or for Board Director is limited to Program Directors and Chiefs. Only Program Directors or Chiefs of Service, or their designee, may vote during Council meetings on Coucil business. Each program receives one vote.
- Program Directors or Chiefs of Service are eligible for election to the Council's Administrative Board or Board Director.
- The Quorum requirement for the transaction of any Council business, including the election of the Member-at-Large and Board Directors, is one-tenth of the total voting membership.
function of the COAEP is to represent its constituency within the Association
and at the member institutions; to recommend to the Board of Directors how the
interests of the Council’s constituency might be represented through the
federal legislative and regulatory processes; to exchange information among its
members, with other ADEA component groups, and among member institutions; to
work with other ADEA groups to encourage coordinated approaches to dental and
allied dental education and health care delivery; to identify and provide consultation
on projects, studies, and reports that will benefit the membership; to
introduce resolutions to the Board of Directors, the House of Delegates, or both; and to meet at
Annual Sessions and Exhibitions.
of Advanced Education Program’s (COAEP) mission is to provide a
common forum to discuss and move forward on issues related to the education of
post-graduate dental students and residents.
is to provide representation of all advanced dental certificate, degree, or
specialty programs with a goal to coordinate discussion and advise the Board of
Directors regarding issues affecting the post-graduate education of dental
students and residents.
include having an active voice on educational issues which affect the
post-graduate education of dental students and residents on a local, regional,
or national level. This may include, but is not limited to accreditation,
legislation, licensure, definitions, or funding.
will provide a membership meeting at the Annual Session & Exhibition. COEAP will provide Council meetings for its Administrative
Board members at the winter Administrative Board meeting and the Annual Session
& Exhibition. Additional
correspondence and meeting opportunities may include: e-mail communication,
listserv participation, the Fall Meetings, and at additional selected ADEA