Dr. Dieter Schönwetter was appointed associate editor for “Building Oral Health Training Capacity in Medical Education” of the MedEdPORTAL (www.aamc.org/mededportal) education repository and publication service. By emphasizing oral health within medical education, this new component will look to increase physicians’ understanding of the oral–systemic impact on overall health.
Dr. Schönwetter is associate professor and director of educational resources and faculty development with the University of Manitoba faculty of dentistry. His research interests include exploring the cognitive dynamics between effective teaching and student learning along with integrating a digital curriculum within oral health education.
MedEdPORTAL is a free peer-reviewed publication service and repository for medical and oral health teaching materials, assessment tools and faculty development resources. For more details on Dr. Schönwetter’s appointment and the MedEdPORTAL service, click here.