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National Leadership Conference


NLC general session

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Registration closes on Friday, Oct. 17.


Friday, Oct. 31 – Sunday, Nov. 2, 2014
Fairmont Chicago Millennium Park
200 N. Columbus Drive
Chicago, Ill. 60601

Personal development (outside of dental school) is important.

Students receive in-depth training in general and specific areas of dentistry through dental school – including ethics, treatment options and patient care. But the “life skills” needed to be a successful business owner, team leader and people manager are sometimes left out of the mix. The National Leadership Conference bridges the gap between the classroom and the real world by providing leadership training to dental students across all years, and predentals. All members are invited. You do not need to have experience as a chapter or national leader to attend.

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Your Source for Personal and Professional Development

Stick to one track or switch between all of them over the three days at NLC:

  • Career Planning
  • Business and Financial Leadership
  • Advocacy and Professional Issues
  • Chapter Leadership and Management

Attendee Testimonials

"NLC provides a toolbox of leadership skills that a dental student can carry with them for the rest of their professional career. NLC also provides plenty of opportunities for the sharing and exchange of ideas, for chapter leaders to learn from the best and bring back these ideas to their chapters. But perhaps most importantly, at NLC, you gain a strong appreciation for organizations such as ASDA that advocate for dental students." Tiffany Hsu, San Francisco ’15, chair, ASDA Council on Communications. Learn more about Tiffany's experience on Student Doctor Network.  

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