Southern California Section
About The ACD
Our Section’s membership includes Fellows of the American College of Dentists who reside throughout Southern California, from San Diego and Imperial Counties in the South, to Santa Barbara in the North, and to the Arizona border. We have approximately 450 members.
What We Do
Acknowledging Student Excellence
The Southern CA Section, with advice from area dental schools, grants Student Achievement Awards to exceptional dental students from UCLA, USC, Loma Linda and Western Dental Schools.
Our Section sponsors Continuing Education in Ethics at CDA Presents in Anaheim, at our Spring Breakfast, and in conjunction with Dental Societies in our region. Courses are offered in person and virtually.
Networking & Social programs
We periodically offer programs for our members to network and enjoy social activities, which may include entertaining and educational speakers at breakfasts or dinners and golf at various area courses. Please join us.
Free Accredited Ethics CE
Dental Ethics makes available courses, activities, and resources in dental ethics and professionalism to the dental community.
Section Board Meetings
Our Board of Directors meets twice a year to plan our activities.
Our Section publishes the Newsletter Acolade. We seek articles on timely subjects.
As a member of our Section, we invite you to get involved in our activities and join our leadership team.
CORE VALUES & ASPIRATIONAL CODE OF ETHICS
As a member of the profession, a Fellow must recognize responsibility not only to patients but also to society, to other health professionals and to self.