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Become a Critical Summary Author

Position: Critical Summary Author (CSA) in the ADA Evidence Reviewer Program.

Description: CSA’s write critical summaries of systematic reviews to submit to the Journal of the American Dental Association (JADA) and the Center for EBD website.

Who can be an author?
Content experts in dentistry: Dental Public Health, Endodontics, General Dentistry, Oral/Maxillofacial Pathology, Radiology, Surgery, Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, Pediatric Dentistry, Periodontics, Prosthodontics
Clinical Dentists
PhDs/Post-Docs in dentistry
Dental Residents
Dental Students with experience in science/research

Application process: Interested candidates should complete the application below and submit a scientific writing sample (ideally another critical summary or evidence summary) as well as your CV that lists all peer-reviewed scientific publications and other relevant critical appraisal training and experience.  Please combine and submit both the writing sample and CV as one document to

Admission is on a rolling basis. Priority will be given to those who have written a critical summary or similarly constructed evidence summary previously. If you have not authored a critical summary previously, we may ask you to complete a sample critical summary to assess your skills and provide you with better systematic review matches. Please email if you have any questions.

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(Please call 312 440 2500 if you
do not know your ADA Member ID)