“Building Bridges” in Pittsburgh – Annual Session Recap

This year’s Annual Session brought students from across the country to Pittsburgh, PA for Annual Session. From electing our new Executive Committee to attending House of Delegates meetings and hearings, District 1 had a great time spending time in the Steel City. Some of our District 1 attendees reflected back on the #BestWeekEver as theyContinue reading ““Building Bridges” in Pittsburgh – Annual Session Recap”

District 1 Annual Meeting Recap!

Miss out on our District 1 Annual Meeting? Alia Osseiran, Tufts D22, reflects on her experience of the District Meeting at University of New England in Portland, ME:   There’s something cathartic about coloring. I traced over the black lines in white, trying to achieve a BW shade, while a fellow D22 dropped the box onContinue reading “District 1 Annual Meeting Recap!”

District 1 Takes a Break!

Our ASDA District 1 Team has been hard at work this whole year. From juggling school work, clinic, and promoting the #ASDAFever, our Cabinet took a well-deserved break. Meet some of our cabinet members as they took some time and shared what they did over their December holiday break. RACHEL YOUNG – Tufts D2 Newsletter Co-ChairContinue reading “District 1 Takes a Break!”

#NLC18 Reflections

The National Leadership Conference this year was held November 16-18 in Chicago, IL. With over 800 students attending the conference this year, this was the largest NLC that ASDA has organized. Some of our ASDA District 1 attendees have shared their experiences with us and what they have learned from the conference: Mohil Parakhiya, D20;Continue reading “#NLC18 Reflections”

District 1 Boat Cruise Recap

We had our 2nd annual District 1 Boston Harbor Boat Cruise on Saturday, September 29th. With over 600 people attending from our 5 district 1 schools, this year’s event was a success, almost increasing the size of attendance by over 100 people. We also had our very own Taylor Paek, Boston University D’21 Communication Vice-Chair,Continue reading “District 1 Boat Cruise Recap”

~Summer Leadership Social Recap~

Miss out on our summer leadership social? Do not worry because Airy Choi, Tufts D’20 and Second Delegate, has written about her experience andrecap of our packed weekend at the Foxwoods Resort for our Summer Leadership Social. Take a look and see what Airy enjoyed from her time at this annual district event. The ASDAContinue reading “~Summer Leadership Social Recap~”

A New Meal to Try – Crispy Chicken Thighs with Green Beans

We hope you have been enjoying ASDA Wellness Month. Last week, Kasey Ha shared with us some of her favorite meal prep foods on District 1 Pearls. This week, Kristen Yant (Harvard D’20) has shared with us one of her favorite meal prep ideas to try out. Whether it’s lunch or dinner, you will enjoyContinue reading “A New Meal to Try – Crispy Chicken Thighs with Green Beans”

Ideas for Meal Prepping

As dental students, we tend to get busy getting in the routine of juggling academic work and seeing patients in clinic to the point where we have little to no time to eat. However, as part of ASDA Wellness Month, some of our students from District 1 have come up with creative ideas to makeContinue reading “Ideas for Meal Prepping”

How To Make The Most of Your ASDA Membership

How to Make the Most of Your ASDA Membership The American Student Dental Association (ASDA) is a national student-run organization that protects and advances the rights of dental students across the country.  There are 66 total ASDA chapters at each dental school, and are grouped into eleven districts. Our district, District 1 consists of theContinue reading “How To Make The Most of Your ASDA Membership”

Providing Comprehensive Care on an International Dental Trip – Tara Prasad (UNE ’18, District One Pre-Dental Chair)

On a chilly morning, two days after Thanksgiving, I boarded a flight at Portland International Jetport in a winter jacket and flip-flops. Thirty hours and three flights later, we landed in sunny Phnom Penh, Cambodia ready for an adventure. As a fourth year dental student at UNE, I had the unique opportunity to participate inContinue reading “Providing Comprehensive Care on an International Dental Trip – Tara Prasad (UNE ’18, District One Pre-Dental Chair)”