CHICAGO, March 12, 2013 – The American Dental Association (ADA) Golden Apple Awards recognize dental society leaders, members and staff who have contributed to the success of their oral health-related programs and activities. Now in its 25th year, the program offers opportunities for dental societies to showcase programs and activities produced between June 1, 2012, and May 31, 2013. Entries can be submitted electronically between May 1 and June 3.
State and local dental societies can submit entries in any (or all) of these categories:
Excellence in Membership Recruitment and Retention Activity
Excellence in Dental Health Promotion to the Public
Excellence in Member-Related Services/Benefits
Outstanding Achievement in the Promotion of Dental Ethics
Achievement in Dental School/Student Involvement in Organized Dentistry
Excellence in Science Fair Program Support and Promotion
Excellence in Dentist Well-Being Activities
Open Category - Innovative and successful programs that do not fit into any other existing Golden Apple Awards Program categories
Excellence in Access to Dental Care Programs
The Green Apple—Excellence in Environmentally Sustainable Programs and Education
Outstanding Achievement in the Promotion of Diversity and Inclusion
Winners will be notified by Sept. 9. Application forms are available at www.ada.org/goldenapple. For assistance, contact Dental Society Services at 1-312-440-2600 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.