The AAP is seeking nominations for participants for the 2023 Leadership, Engagement, Action, and Development (LEAD) Program. The LEAD Program is an exclusive two-day program designed to identify future leaders in periodontics, cultivate the necessary skills to ensure success, and inspire a commitment to advance the profession. Topics to be covered at the LEAD Program include opportunities within organized dentistry; clinical, practice, and scientific leadership; effective community outreach, and professional relationship development.

This year’s program is scheduled for Sept. 22-24, 2023, in Chicago. Air travel, hotel accommodations, ground transportation, and meals will be provided for selected participants.

Nomination Criteria:

To be eligible for the 2023 LEAD Program, nominees must:

  • Be an Active AAP member in good standing who has been in practice less than 10 years
  • Have demonstrated a previous aptitude for leadership during residency, within periodontal practice, or in another setting
  • Have shown an interest in playing a role in moving the specialty forward through clinical, scientific, or organizational leadership

To nominate an Active AAP member for the 2023 LEAD Program, please complete the following form.