District 2 Events

Heatland Dental IG Live

October 06, 2020

Join Heartland Dental on IG Live from 6:30-7:30pm on Tuesday, 10/6!

Dental Dreams Webinar

October 08, 2020

Join Dental Dreams & ASDA District 2 for a webinar from 6:30-7pm.

Meeting ID: 537 381 2739

Passcode: 9rWuPB

The Virtual Job Process

A webinar by Heartland Dental

October 13, 2020

Join Heartland Dental for a webinar on the Virtual Job Process on Tuesday, 10/13 from 6:30-7pm!

Mid-Atlantic Advocacy Academy

Presented by Districts 2, 3, and 4

October 10, 2020

REGISTRATION IS OPEN for the Annual Mid-Atlantic Advocacy Academy on October 10-11th. You will have the opportunity to hear from the following:

 

  • Georgia State Senator, Dr. Lester G. Jackson

  • Lobbyist Jim Schultz

  • Kevin Koser, Chair of the National Foundation for Ectodermal Dysplasia’s Family-Driven Advocacy Committee

          and many more!

 

Visit https://midatlanticadvocacy.com/ for more information.

 

The registration fee is $10 through 11:59pm EST on 9/18 and WILL include MAAA swag. Registration will then increase to $20 through 09/23 WITHOUT swag. Fees can be sent via venmo to @asdadistrict2. If you are unable to pay via venmo, please contact us at midatlanticadvocacy@gmail.com.

 

*Pre-Dental registration fee is $5, does not include the swag item and registration closes on Oct. 5th for PRE-DENTS ONLY.*

District 2 Pre-Dental Day

October 03, 2020

The District 2 Pre-Dental Day will be held on Saturday, 10/3 from 9am-1pm. This event aims to introduce pre-dental students to the six schools which comprise ASDA District 2 (Buffalo, Columbia, NYU, Rutgers, Stony Brook, and Touro). Through this interactive half-day session, students will have the opportunity to learn more about gaining entrance into dental school and life as a dental student as a whole. 

Programming includes a tailored schedule, online interview tips, an online mock interview, and an optional Q&A session allowing you to meet current students from each of our six dental schools one-on-one. 

Please use the link below to register!

Pre-Dentals: https://bit.ly/ASDAD2Predental

Dental Student Volunteers: https://bit.ly/D2Predent

Registration forms will close on Sunday, 9/13. 

Wellness Month Step Challenge

National ASDA

October 01, 2020

Through the month of September, participate in the National ASDA wellness step challenge! So log all those steps you've been taking around clinic (or from your bed to your desk for #Zoom classes) and encourage all chapter members to do the same! 

Sept 1-6 can be logged here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/32MWF7L
Sept 7-13: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/3DJSJTN
Sept 14-20: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/B5Y26BM
Sept 21-27: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/B5RCFHP

Each week, the individual winner will win a $50 giftcard and at the end of the month, ASDA will award a $250 Amazon gift card to the ASDA chapter with the highest average mile count by total membership and the highest average mile count across those participating from each chapter. These averages are based on your chapter members’ individual submissions, so make sure you encourage your full chapter to participate!

Mind & Body Professionalism

Dr. Pastan

September 29, 2020

Join ASDA District 2 & Dr. Pastan for a lunchtime seminar on wellness beyond dental school, followed by a guided meditation. 

Tuesday, 9/29 from noon-12:30 (extra Q&A until 12:45)

Register here: https://forms.gle/c7ZoB1N1hyJELPug8

Meeting ID: 939 8292 9189
Passcode: ASDA

Streamlining American Dental School Admissions for International Dentists

September 24, 2020

Join us at 7pm on Thursday, September 24th for a webinar which focuses on streamlining American dental school admissions for International Dentists. 

Recording found here: https://youtu.be/4FsZ9lJj1c4

Debt & Wealth Management

Wednesday, 9/23 at 6pm

September 23, 2020

Join us on Wednesday, 9/23 at 6pm for a webinar on debt and wealth management! 

https://columbiacuimc.zoom.us/j/91575783389?pwd=OG13a2wyWmNIMTRqODFwRGo0c0w4dz09

Meeting ID: 915 7578 3389
Passcode: ASDA

Yoga & Meditation with Amanda

September 19, 2020

Join ASDA District 2, Columbia ASDA, and Amanda on Saturday, 9/19 at 11am for a yoga & meditation session with Amanda!

RSVP here: https://forms.gle/prh4wrSf13vBCAE28

Meeting ID: 863 3000 0558
Password: 022309

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86330000558?pwd=blAyRkQ2SlBVdVRHVlFDZnNaN2s0QT09

Wellness Planning Workshop

Join ASDA District 2 & Wellness Coach Becca Haupt

September 09, 2020

Join ASDA District 2 & Wellness Coach Becca Haupt for a 30 minute wellness planning workshop in which you will be given the tools to assess and create your own wellness plan on Wednesday, September 9th from 6-6:30pm. 

Register here: https://forms.gle/hM1XhSVgYfzp8ovP7

https://columbiacuimc.zoom.us/j/96202113712?pwd=ZlV6LzN4SVluWFVuUm5nNEt3WUZaQT09

 

Meeting ID: 962 0211 3712

Passcode: ASDA

10 Guidelines To Keep In Mind If You Get Sued

Presented by Doccupations founders, Dr. Eric Studley and Dr. Ivy Peltz

September 10, 2020

September 10th, 2020 at 7:00 pm

Doccupations founders, Dr. Eric Studley and Dr. Ivy Peltz, will discuss and answer your real time questions about: 

  • How to avoid being sued

  • What to do (and not to do) if you've been sued and MORE!

RSVP HERE:  rb.gy/hdpfls  or email info@doccupations.com 

Once you pre-register, you will be automatically entered into a drawing for a 

$50 Amazon gift card, and if we see you at the seminar, you will receive a 

$5 Starbucks gift card!

(You must be in attendance to receive a gift card.)

Questions: info@doccupations.com

https://columbiacuimc.zoom.us/j/93147977933?pwd=MTFQeEpsL3lMeWY2eHFSZi9xUlB2UT09

Meeting ID: 931 4797 7933
Passcode: ASDA

Tips from the Editor: Enhancing Your Writing Skills

National ASDA

August 27, 2020

Thursday, August 27th at 8:00pm.

Join ASDA alum and past editor-in-chief, Dr. Stephen Rogers, as he shares key tips and insights for creating written material. He’ll also review common errors and pitfalls in the writing process and how to avoid them. Whether you’re working on a personal statement or journal article, you’ll take away insights to enhance your writing skills and strengthen your editing abilities.

What To Look For In An Employment Contract

Presented by Doccupations founders, Dr. Eric Studley and Dr. Ivy Peltz

August 27, 2020

August 27th, 2020 @ 7:00 pm

Doccupations founders, Dr. Eric Studley and Dr. Ivy Peltz, will discuss and answer your real time questions about: 

  • Do I need a contract?

  • What am I looking for, salary-wise?

  • How do I negotiate and MORE!

RSVP HERE:  rb.gy/abmfrv  or email info@doccupations.com 

Once you pre-register, you will be automatically entered into a drawing for a 

$50 Amazon gift card, and if we see you at the seminar, you will receive a 

$5 Starbucks gift card!

(You must be in attendance to receive a gift card.)

Questions: info@doccupations.com

https://columbiacuimc.zoom.us/j/93147977933?pwd=MTFQeEpsL3lMeWY2eHFSZi9xUlB2UT09

Meeting ID: 931 4797 7933
Passcode: ASDA

COVID-19 & The Impact on Dental Public Health

National ASDA

August 26, 2020

Wednesday, August 26th at 8:30pm. 

As states face revenue shortfalls due to the pandemic, access to oral health care for communities in need may be in jeopardy. This session will address the unique challenges vulnerable populations may face in receiving care during a pandemic. It will provide an overview of how traditional strategies to reducing barriers to care like ER referral programs and Medicaid dental programs and providers may be impacted by the pandemic. The session will conclude with a strategy for action to help low income communities receive the oral care they need during these uncertain times. 

Harry Potter Virtual Escape Room

Join District 2 for a Social Night!

August 14, 2020

You know what would be MAGICAL... Getting to do a Harry Potter themed escape room from the comfort of your own home! Join us on Friday, 8/14 at 7pm...you'd to be SIRIUSly RIDDIKULUS to not RSVP and join us! Wingardium Leviosa and come join our zoom session!

 

RSVP here: https://bit.ly/ASDAEscape 

https://columbiacuimc.zoom.us/j/98318541265?pwd=S2ZEWG0rNkZ2UUxNREFSbFZFc1FkUT09

Meeting ID: 983 1854 1265
Passcode: ESCAPE

How To Prepare for an Interview?

Presented by Doccupations founders, Dr. Eric Studley and Dr. Ivy Peltz

August 13, 2020

August 13th, 2020 @ 7:00 pm

Doccupations founders, Dr. Eric Studley and Dr. Ivy Peltz, will discuss and answer your real time questions about: 

  • Types of employment and need-to-know terminology

  • How to compete (without competing)

  • What to do about a working interview and MORE!

 

RSVP HERE:  https://rb.gy/iutn70  or email info@doccupations.com 

Once you pre-register, you will be automatically entered into a drawing for a 

$50 Amazon gift card, and if we see you at the seminar, you will receive a 

$5 Starbucks gift card!

(You must be in attendance to receive a gift card.)

Questions: info@doccupations.com

https://columbiacuimc.zoom.us/j/93147977933?pwd=MTFQeEpsL3lMeWY2eHFSZi9xUlB2UT09

Meeting ID: 931 4797 7933
Passcode: ASDA

Successful Start-Up Practice

August 06, 2020

Join us Thursday, 8/6 at 6pm with Dr. Mila Cohen as she explains how to begin a start-up practice!

Zoom ID: 948 2247 2130

Password: zooming

Women's Wonderful Wednesday Instagram Takeover

Hear from Dr. Amrita Patel, Dr. Brenda Shah, Dr. James Lee, and Sydney Shapiro

August 05, 2020

Join us ALL DAY on Wednesday, August 5th on Instagram to hear from those in leadership positions about what it's like for women working in the dental field

Advocacy 101

National ASDA

July 23, 2020

Finance & Accounting 101

Presented by Nate Giess, Investment Banker

July 22, 2020

Join us on Wednesday, 7/22 at 6pm for a webinar to cover the basics of finance & accounting as they apply to small business operations. This will be super casual, interactive, and targeted to cover a basic level of finance knowledge. Feel free to join us if you'd like to learn more! 

 

RSVP here: https://bit.ly/dentalbusiness101

https://columbiacuimc.zoom.us/j/98121743281?pwd=bHN1MEN3bk03MHFYd1NUL2RpYVFYdz09

Meeting ID: 981 2174 3281
Password: BUSINESS

Watch the recording here: https://youtu.be/4zhR6QFooHc

Student Loans 101

Presented by Columbia ASDA

July 20, 2020

Join Columbia ASDA on Monday, 7/20 at 6pm to hear from a CFA about managing student loan debt. You will learn more about creating custom loan plans as well as refinancing your loans. 

Join Zoom link: https://columbiacuimc.zoom.us/j/97245668745?pwd=NUJjSTBuY1VqVXlFazB2NzhxamlkQT09

Meeting ID: 972 4566 8745

Password: ASDA

Trivia Night

July 30, 2020

Join District 2 for a Trivia Night where you can have fun for a good cause! Thursday, July 30th at 7pm. All proceeds will go to Black Lives Matter, Feeding America, and Let America Vote. Teams can be comprised of 3-5 students and the cost per team is a suggested donation of $10, which can be venmoed to @asdadistrict2. Register now at bit.ly/D2Trivia!

https://columbiacuimc.zoom.us/j/94187992133?pwd=U3ptRWdLakVPYmNBdzZyV0pqTzJkZz09


ID: 941 8799 2133
PASSWORD: TRIVIA

New Chapter Leader Town Hall

National ASDA

July 09, 2020

All About the INBDE

About the Exam & How to Ace it

July 06, 2020

Join us on Monday, 7/6 at 7pm to hear all about the new INBDE and how to ace it--from the creators themselves!

Link to Recording: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HXE495Z_2to&t=12s

Managing Personal Finances in Dental School

National ASDA

June 30, 2020

Wellness Workout Week

A competition amongst the schools!

June 01, 2020

Join us on June 1, 23, 24, 25, 29, and 30th at 6pm to get moving and #bewellASDA! At the end of 6 days, the school with the highest proportion of participation will win a prize!

Monday 6/1: Stony Brook

Tuesday 6/23: Buffalo

Wednesday 6/24: Rutgers

Thursday 6/25: Columbia

Monday 6/29: Touro

Tuesday 6/30: NYU

https://columbiacuimc.zoom.us/j/92725603206?pwd=K0tIcXgycGVWL1pHdExFWVpLNHVzUT09

Meeting ID: 927 2560 3206
Password: ASDA

Wellness Webinar Series Presents Dr. Dave Maconi

Pursuing Passions Outside of Dentistry

June 28, 2020

Join ASDA District 2 on Sunday, 6/28 at 5pm as we host Dr. Dave Maconi as he sheds light on how to pursue passions outside of dentistry!

 

Meeting ID: 913 0048 3185

Password: WELLNESS

The Path to Licensure

June 24, 2020

Please join us and our special guest speakers Dr. Joe Gambacorta and Dr. Guy Shampaine to learn about “The Pathway to Dental Licensure and a Quest for Reform". ASDA’s District 2 Advocacy & Organized Dentistry Committee have set up this webinar to help you learn about the various pathways to dental licensure in the U.S. and progress in licensure reform, especially in the wake of COVID-19! 

Register here:
forms.gle/QBY5VubVxXsBFn769

Meeting ID: 794 755 8435

Password: TOOTHPARTY

Exploring Dental Specialties Webinar Series

National ASDA

June 23, 2020

6/23: Pediatric Dentistry

7/14: Dental Public Health

7/21: Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

7/28: Dental Anesthesiology

8/4: Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics

Mentorship

Join us either as a dental student or a predental to connect to our vast mentorship network!

IgniteSPEAKS

Join ASDA District 2 & Dr. David Rice (IgniteDDS) for a unique public speaking course!

June 20, 2020

Join us at 9am on Saturday mornings in June & July and improve your public speaking skills!

Sign up here: https://ignitedds.com/ignitespeak

2020 Pandemic: Impact on Financial Decisions for the Dentist

National ASDA

June 17, 2020

Incorporating Facial Esthetics Into Your Dental Practice

Dr. Jessica Wyatt

June 16, 2020

Join us on Tuesday, 6/16 at 7pm EST for a webinar with Dr. Jessica Wyatt! Dr. Wyatt is a Columbia graduate who specializes in incorporating facial esthetics into her dental practice. She will be discussing using Botox and fillers in the private practice setting. 

Zoom ID: 911 9690 0766

Password: ASDA

The Art of Dental Mentorship

National ASDA

June 16, 2020

Wellness Webinar Series

Dr. Cristian & Dr. Danielle of @TheDentalYogis

June 17, 2020

Bringing you dynamic speakers with hobbies, passions, and businesses outside of dentistry! Come join our first event with Dr. Cristian & Dr. Danielle of @TheDentalYogis on Wednesday, 6/17 at 5pm EST!

Join Zoom Meeting
https://columbiacuimc.zoom.us/j/97373729303?pwd=dC81cEhqemtPYmx3dThiMTdVak01QT09

Meeting ID: 973 7372 9303
Password: YOGI

Advanced Standing Discussions

International Doctors Share Tips & Tricks About US Dental Schools

June 12, 2020

Dr. Princy Bhardwaj, Dr. Shreya Sood, and Dr. Juhi Shah answer submitted questions about entering a US dental school in this unique video series. 

ADEA PASS 101

Presentation & Panel

May 28, 2020

Come join us on May 28th at 5:30pm to hear a presentation about the process followed by a Q&A Panel from 5 successful students (AEGD, GPR, Orthodontics, Periodontics, Oral Surgery)

Watch Recording Here: https://youtu.be/hBfkc3BC4BQ

Women in Dentistry Panel

District 2 Graduates Share Their Experiences

May 21, 2020

Join us in hosting Dr. Lois Jackson, Dr. Mina Kim, Dr. Amrita Patel, and Dr. Lauren Vitkus as they share their experiences about being a woman in dentistry. 

The Do's and Dont's of CV Writing

National ASDA

May 19, 2020

Enhancing Your Technique in Dental Photography

National ASDA

May 05, 2020

Trivia Night

Cabinet Members Test Their Knowledge

May 16, 2020

Calling all District 2 Cabinet Members! Come meet your cabinet while playing this unique Zoom trivia game. 

District 2 Social Hour

Come Meet Your Cabinet!

April 18, 2020

Join us once a month to relax and have a casual conversation about ASDA with current cabinet members. You might even put your game skills to the test! This is a great way to meet the Cabinet in a fun, casual environment. 

Coping With Stress During an Uncertain Time

National ASDA

April 28, 2020

District 2 Leadership Retreat

Cabinet Members Sharpen Their Leadership Skills

April 18, 2020

Thank you to our speakers who taught us so much about leadership! (https://youtu.be/V7QfDcuvMzg)

-Dr. David Rice

-Dr. Michael Saba

-Dr. Richard Andolina

-Sydney Shapiro (ASDA President)

-Craig McKenzie (Immediate ASDA Past President)

Maintaining Social Wellness & Relationships

National ASDA

April 16, 2020

COVID-19 Licensure Update Town Hall

National ASDA Webinar

April 07, 2020

Wellness Group