TORONTO, May 5, 2022 / CNW/ – dentalcorp (TSX: DNTL), in Canada largest and of North America fastest growing network of dental practices, now announced a $ 1 million gifts in support and well-being of the student for University of Alberta (U of A) School of Dentistry.
“As in Canada leading the organization of dental services, we feel a responsibility to drive positive change in our industry, which includes doing our part to support the next generation of clinicians, ”he said Guy Amini, President, dentalcorp. “We are honored to partner with U of A’s world-renowned School of Dentistry to not only support the students’ academic journey, but also their well-being.”
This investment will help U of A provide the best possible student experience at its School of Dentistry by improving a student-centered curriculum, student infrastructure and student bursaries. study. In close alignment with dentalcorp’s commitment to improving oral care in to Alberta community, the goal of Student Support and Well-being is to help Dentistry and Dental Hygiene students realize their full potential and become successful dental professionals who improve oral health in to Alberta community.
“Dentalcorp has a legacy of supporting dental education as a whole Canadaand the School of Dentistry is excited about the impact this gift will have on the U of A. We are extremely grateful for their commitment to enriching our students ’learning experiences and to their well-being,” said Drs. Paul Majorseat of University of Alberta School of Dentistry. “This very good donation and commitment will enhance student well-being by providing much-needed support for students with demonstrated financial need. Student bursaries and emergency student funding. education provided by dentalcorp will help remove financial barriers ensuring more equal access to dentistry education. ”
“Student bursaries are a very important resource for many students, alleviating the financial stresses of dental school and allowing us to focus on being the best clinician possible,” said Lou- ann de Goeij, president of the Dental Students’ Association. “Through donations like this we are giving students from diverse socioeconomic backgrounds the opportunity to pursue a career in dentistry. We are grateful to dentalcorp for its incredible generosity!”
With these funds, the University intends to support:
Ang Dentistry for Life Student Bursary Endowment Fundhelping dental and dental hygiene students overcome the financial barrier to education, supporting an equitable and inclusive training community.
Ang Dental Student Emergency Loan Fundproviding emergency loans to dental students experiencing temporary financial need.
Ang Pathways in Dentistry student initiative, which facilitates equal educational opportunities through financial aid of high school graduates from low-income families.
The School of Dentistry will also recognize this investment through the designation of the dentalcorp Student Lab and the dentalcorp Simulation Lab. These clinical classrooms provide Dentistry and Dental Hygiene students with a safe environment that fosters standard patient care and patient safety procedures. These key spaces connect the School of Dentistry to the community by providing its students with a hands-on experience, providing patient care to over 10,000 patients each year.
the dentalcorp is in Canada largest and of North America fastest growing network of dental practices, dedicated to advancing the overall well -being of Canadians by delivering the best clinical results and memorable experiences. Dentalcorp acquires leading dental practices, combining its network with a single goal: to be in Canada most trusted health care network. With its industry-leading technology, knowledge and scale, dentalcorp offers professionals the unique opportunity to maintain their clinical autonomy while unlocking their potential for future growth. To learn more, visit dentalcorp.ca
SOURCE dentalcorp Holdings Ltd.
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