Table 1.

Actions taken related to the 2008 Competencies for the New General Dentist published by ADEA in the Journal of Dental Education in July 2008, by percent of total responses

Already DoneNot Yet, But Will Do ThisDo Not Plan To Do ThisHave Not Decided YetN
Note: Percentages may not total 100% because of rounding.
Alert faculty to the publication83%11%4%2%54
Distribute copy of the competencies to all faculty members46%24%18%11%54
Send competencies to course directors for review of course objectives30%32%24%15%54
Request departments to review competencies and identify related teaching obligations30%35%22%13%54
Charge curriculum committee to review school’s existing competencies74%20%2%4%54
Present competencies at faculty meeting and discuss implications24%28%30%18%54
Other actions34%2%15%49%41