Many UT Health San Antonio faculty members are training in and conducting educational research. These training and research components ensure our faculty members learn to conduct classroom, rotation and clinical research. Our programs ensure that current teaching methodologies are incorporated into our educational offerings.
The Faculty Development Program has seven components that ensure faculty, residents and students are well trained in educational research and methodologies. This program, which is funded by a federal grant, produces future dental and dental hygiene faculty members and practitioners who produce top-notch research.
educational grant from HRSA was awarded to increase educational and clinical research potential in faculty, residents and students.
More than 50
program participants have published Critically Appraised Topics that are indexed on the British Trip Database.
The grant will enhance the skills of dental school faculty members, dental residents, dental students and dental hygiene faculty and students in education and research.Dr. Jeff Hicks, principal investigator, Faculty Development Grant, Department of Comprehensive Dentistry
Research Methodology and Evidence-based Practice develops your skills in research design, scientific inquiry and application of evidence-based practice.
Research in Dental Education is designed specifically for faculty, residents and students who desire to acquire skills in educational research.
Critically Appraised Topics ask clinical questions, research literature for the evidence, evaluate the evidence and make clinical judgments about the applicability of the evidence.
The Teaching Honors Program supports the participation of dental and dental hygiene student/faculty teams in the ADEA Academic Dental Careers Fellowship Program.