This week Matt chats with a panel of esteemed guests including Ann Battrell, ADHA CEO; Ann Lynch, ADHA Director of Advocacy and Education; and Dr. Joesph Crowley, chair of the Coalition For Modernizing Dental Licensure (CMDL). The group discusses ADHA’s role as a member of the Coalition and the work the group is doing toward eliminating the single encounter, procedure-based patient exams and replacing them with clinical assessments that have stronger vanity and reliability evidence. In addition, the Coalition is working to increase licensure portability to allow for professional mobility and improved access to care.
- Live From The ADHA 2021 Conference
- Dr. Crowley’s Background
- License Portability
“I like all of us I am Zoomed out.”
“Many many professions use these types of exams as the final point to obtain licensure.”
“The legislation successes that ADHA has experienced are the results of strong broad-based coalition efforts.”
“These issues are tough issues, if they were easy they would have been done decades ago.”
“I know and believe there is not one single organization that could do this work alone, successfully. “
“In one state I took a 10 question true or false exam to get my state license.”
“We’ve talked about it enough, now it is time to start doing it.”
“We are a national coalition, and we are doing national work.”
“We need ambassadors to say, this makes sense.”
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