To be considered for Honorary Fellowship, nominees must be known for:
Promoting Advancement of Dentistry
The level of contribution to Dentistry beyond that expected of job title or position.
Contributing to Human Welfare
The level of contribution to human welfare beyond that expected of job title or position.
Possessing the potential to advance the Mission of the College
Ability to tangibly serve the ACD and/or Mission in the future.
Possessing the potential to serve at the Section leadership level
Ability to contribute to the leadership and success of their section.
Public service motivation
History of community service clearly expressive of a desire to help mankind.
Contributions to ethics and professionalism
They have provided an eminent contribution to ethics and professionalism.
The Board of Regents considers nominations for Honorary Fellowship each spring, and Honorary Fellowship Candidates are invited to be inducted at the Annual Meeting and Convocation in the fall.
A nomination is considered complete with the following:
- A letter of nomination from a Fellow in good standing
- Two additional letters of support (no more than five)
- The Nominee’s CV, resume, and/or biographical profile
- Full name of Nominee as it should appear on a certificate should the Nominee be chosen
- Complete mailing address of the nominee
- E-mail address and phone number of the nominee
- Nominator Name
- Nominator’s phone number and e-mail address
Nominations should be submitted by March 1 to the Executive Office. Nominators will be informed of the Board’s decision by May 1, and selected Nominees will be sent a welcome letter from the Executive Office with information about attending the Annual Meeting. Unsuccessful nominations will be considered for two additional years. The Executive Office will notify the Nominator, only, of unsuccessful nominations.
Please send completed nominations to:
American College of Dentists
Attention: Suzan Pitman
839-J Quince Orchard Boulevard
Gaithersburg, Maryland 20878
Nominations may also be faxed to 301-977-3330 or e-mailed to email@example.com