International Workshop for Young Maxillofacial Prosthetic Educators
The 2nd International Workshop for Young Maxillofacial Prosthetics Educators (yMPE) was held again at Tokyo Medical and Dental University (TMDU), Japan. It was hosted by the International Faculty Development Course (IFDC) and organized by the Maxillofacial Prosthetics team of TMDU. It will be supported by an education grant, funded by the Education and Research Foundation of the International College of Prosthodontists (ICP). This workshop was also be sponsored by the International Journal of Maxillofacial Prosthetics (iJMP).
Style: Workshop style with intensive lectures and clinical observation sessions
Date: March 7-10, 2023
Place: Tokyo Medical and Dental University (Faculty of Dentistry)
1-5-45, Yushima, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-8549, JAPAN
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Develop and improve teaching and presentation skills of young maxillofacial prosthetic educators through intensive lectures and presentations by highly experienced educators in the field of maxillofacial prosthetics.
Develop and improve clinical supervision of students for young educators through clinical observation and discussion of various maxillofacial defect cases and proposal of effective prosthetic treatments for these cases.
Develop and improve publication and presentation skills for young maxillofacial prosthetic educators through extensive lectures by editors of international journals related to maxillofacial prosthetics and prosthodontics in general.
Introduce up-to-date digital technologies used in the education and research for maxillofacial prosthetics and discuss the benefits for teaching purposes.
A certificate of completion including hours of lectures and clinical observation will be given to those who attended every assigned session.
Registration and Course Fees:
Registration and course fees will be supported by ICP.
Number of Participants:
Limited to 12 worldwide participants
A complete set of application documents must be sent to the Institute of Global Affairs (IGA), TMDU by email (email@example.com) and be received by:
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Completed application form. APPLICATION
Current Curriculum Vitae (CV).
Recommendation Letter from your Department’s Head or School Dean.
Current ICP Membership Certificate.
This workshop is funded by ICP; therefore, the participants MUST be current ICP members.
Applications arriving after the deadline will not be accepted. In addition, no documents, once submitted, will be returned to applicants for any reason.
The workshop will cover the local transportation, 5-nights shared accommodations with participants and lunch during this workshop. However, airline and high-speed train (Shinkansen) are your responsibility. The workshop will not cover any cancellation fee.
Participants are highly recommended to purchase travel and health insurance before traveling to Japan. The workshop is not responsible for any aviation, accident or other insurance related to travel to and from Japan. We will only be responsible for the workshop and its related activities.
In accordance with Japanese government policy and TMDU rules, we will contact you if additional documents are required for joining the yMPE in the time of Coronavirus. We appreciate your understanding and cooperation.
Please check the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare site for updated COVID-19 Japanese Border Measures before your travel; https://www.mhlw.go.jp/stf/covid-19/bordercontrol.html. Please also check the latest related information from the Embassy of Japan in your country.
Please enter Japan with the same procedure as you do for attending scientific meetings held in Japan. (As of July 1, 2022, the Japanese government has suspended visa exemption. All non-Japanese travelers are required to obtain an appropriate visa before coming to Japan.) As regulations change frequently due to COVID-19, if you need to apply for a visa, please let us know by November 30, 2022.
Handling of Personal Information:
Personal information collected during the application process will be used for the purpose of enrollment procedures.
Personal information of applicants will be handled properly in accordance with ICP and TMDU’s rules for administering personal information and will not be shown or provided to third parties without the consent of the person concerned.
Personal information of applicants will be used to send materials from TMDU that may be of interest to you.
Read About the 1st International Workshop for Young Maxillofacial Prosthetic Educators Below:
The first workshop of biannual-based workshops took place March 5-8, 2019 at Tokyo Medical and Dental University (TMDU), Tokyo, Japan. It was organized by the Department of Maxillofacial Prosthetics of TMDU and supported by an education grant funded by the Education and Research Foundation of the International College of Prosthodontists (ICP). This workshop was also sponsored by the International Journal of Maxillofacial Prosthetics (iJMP).
Develop and improve the teaching and presentation skills of young maxillofacial prosthetic educators through intensive lectures and presentations that will be given by highly experienced educators in the field of maxillofacial prosthetics.
Introduce up to date digital technologies that used in the education and research for maxillofacial prosthetics and discuss the benefits that can be used for teaching purposes.
Develop and improve the clinical supervision of students for young educators through clinical observation and discussion of various maxillofacial defect cases and propose the effective prosthetic treatment for these cases.
Develop and improve the research methodology for young maxillofacial prosthetic educators through review of various journal articles dealing maxillofacial prosthetics.
This was a 4-day workshop program that was limited to 12 young maxillofacial prosthetic educators worldwide with a 60% of participation selection given for educators from developing countries. Candidates were early career academic staff attached to an educational institution that provides maxillofacial prosthetic education courses and clinical services for maxillofacial defect patients. Each candidate submitted an application form, a curriculum vitae (CV) and a letter of recommendation from his/her department head or school dean. Please be advised that English is the primary language of instruction in this workshop program. A high level of English proficiency, in reading, listening, speaking and writing contexts, is therefore required.
Transportation to and from airport
5 nights shared accomodations
Lunch meals and coffee breaks during workshops
(Airfare, high speed train, additional transportation, and additional meals are not included)
The following expenses were supported by the workshop:
Read more in the International Journal of Maxillofacial Prosthetics (iJMP) Link to Article!