The AAP Foundation is proud to announce a new award that has been added this year: the Dr. Colin Richman Family Perio-Ortho Award. This annual award of $20,000-$40,000 is available to periodontic and orthodontic residents, as well as early career faculty (5 or fewer years at an accredited institution) and may have more than one awardee annually.
In February 2019, periodontology lost one of its greats - Dr. Mark Setter. Dr. Setter was well-loved, and contributed to the field in many ways. He practiced for 30+ years, lectured, and mentored many dentists, periodontists, and students. To honor Dr. Setter's memory, Drs. Jason Souyias, Jason Stoner, and Mitch Godat are working with the AAP Foundation to establish the Dr. Mark K. Setter Leadership in Periodontology and Dental Implantology Award. This annual $10,000 award will recognize a periodontal resident who exemplifies the leadership qualities that Dr. Setter lived and encouraged throughout his lifetime. All contributions to this award will pay tribute to Dr. Setter, and help strengthen the specialty through encouraging excellence in leadership. Please consider a gift today.
A committed group of volunteers has engaged the AAP Foundation in an effort to honor the contributions of Dr. Daniel Buser to the specialty of periodontology. The campaign to support the Dr. Daniel Buser Scholarship is live, and is on the way toward reaching its goal of $250,000. Learn more about this exciting initiative today!
AAP Foundation offers Disaster Relief Grants to those affected by Natural Disasters:
The AAP Foundation and the AAP are deeply saddened to hear of the devastation caused by recent hurricanes and wildfires. We hope that those in the affected areas have stayed safe. If your practice has been affected by the floods, please review our posted information regarding disaster relief grants.
The AAP Foundation is endeavoring to endow an award in honor of Patty & Paul Levi and their commitment to the specialty.