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Leadership Awards

Each year, ASDA recognizes students who demonstrate leadership skills by serving their chapters, schools, communities or organized dentistry. These awards reflect ASDA’s vision of advancing the dental profession by developing exemplary leaders who demonstrate the core values of passion, community, engagement and integrity.

Both are awarded during ASDA’s National Leadership Conference, held each fall in Chicago.

Rising Leader Award 

Distinguished Leader Award 

Questions? Contact Keely O'Sullivan, governance coordinator, at Keely@ASDAnet.org.




Rising Leader Award

The Rising Leader Award recognizes the importance of developing leadership skills and involvement in organized dentistry early in a dental student’s career. The award will be presented to an ASDA predoctoral member graduating in 2018 or 2019 who has demonstrated a commitment to leadership development in their chapter or community.

The recipient will receive airfare, hotel, registration and a daily per diem to attend the National Leadership Conference (Nov. 4-6, 2016 in Chicago) and to receive the award.

The application period for this award is now closed.

Congratulations to Vanessa Kristensen, Arizona'18, the recipient of the 2016 Rising Leader Award. Vanessa accepted her award during ASDA's National Leadership Conference in Chicago on Nov. 5, 2016.
 

Questions? Contact Keely O'Sullivan, governance coordinator, at Keely@ASDAnet.org.




Distinguished Leader Award

The ASDA Distinguished Leader Award (previously called the ASDA Memorial Award) recognizes a fourth-year dental student who has made significant contributions to his or her ASDA chapter. The award is open to predoctoral students graduating in 2017, and each ASDA chapter can nominate one member for consideration. Nominations must come from a student who serves as a leader in their ASDA chapter.

The recipient will receive a $1,000 honorarium, plus airfare, hotel and registration for the 2016 National Leader Conference to receive the award.

The nomination period for this award is now closed.

Congratulations to Madelyn Stumpos, Michigan '18, the recipient of this year's award. Madelyn accepted her award during ASDA's National Leadership Conference in Chicago on Nov. 5, 2016.
 

Questions? Contact Keely O'Sullivan, governance coordinator, at Keely@ASDAnet.org.

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