Food For Thought: A speaker and lunch is provided to discuss “real-world” topics that may not be learned in school. Available to all dental students. Food for Thought is graciously sponsored by MDIS. Provided four times each year at UMKC-SOD and ATSU-MOSDOH (twice in St Louis, twice in Kirksville).
Dental Scholarship Program: The MDA Foundation Dental Scholarship Program- awards scholarships each year based upon achievement and need. The scholarship program is an initiative of the MDA Foundation in cooperation with the MDA and MDIS. Click here to learn more and for an application.
Board Exams: MDIS provides lunch for students taking the dental board exams in April/May and MDA/MDIS compiles membership benefit and insurance materials for the dental board candidates.
ASDA Sponsorship: The MDA New Dentist Committee sponsors the MDA student liaison from the UMKC School of Dentistry and A.T. Still University to attend the American Student Dental Association (ASDA) Annual Session or Regional Meeting.