Why Become a Member?
The real question is why not become a member? Getting involved with PDSA will provide you tons of opportunities that will make you a stronger applicant when applying to dental school, along with many other benefits. With a variety of events each semester, PDSA will help you become more well-rounded and knowledgeable in the dental field. Along with all the opportunities offered, you will have the opportunity to connect with other members in the club to create many long lasting friendships! As a plus, being active within our organization will earn you points towards Honorary Membership and Member(s) of the Year Awards.
What PDSA Has to Offer
- Meetings– We host guest speakers at each general meeting, including leaders in dentistry and recruiters. We also have dental school admissions personnel visit us and share information on each dental school and their application requirements.
- Volunteering– We volunteer with DCAF in Orange Country public schools, Boys & Girls Club, Knight-Thon, Relay for Life, dental clinics, Veteran’s Affairs Hospital, UCF’s arboretum, abroad on mission trips and many more!
- Shadowing– As a member of our organization, you can participate in our shadowing program and be connected with a general dentist and/or specialist in the Orlando community.
- Workshops– We offer workshops such as impressions workshops, dental assisting workshops, DAT workshops, the dental specialty speed meet and many others to further advance your knowledge in the field, application process and improve your manual dexterity!
- Leadership Opportunities– Leadership is important when applying to dental school thats why we offer our members the chance to be officers, directors, mentors and honorary members.
- Socials– These events are for members to meet one another to establish reliable connections for academic studying and DAT preparation, create long lasting friendships and have fun!
- Dental School Trips– PDSA is committed to visiting all 3 dental schools in Florida by attending their many events such as pre-dental days, workshops, open houses and their Give Kids A Smile Day.
Being a Members Has its Perks!
10% Off DAT Boot Camp
10% Off Crack the DAT
10% Off Kaplan (25% Off for Officers)
15% Off Chad’s Videos
(Discount codes can be found on the Agenda print outs at every general meeting)