The Future of Pediatric Dentistry, Five Experts’ Opinions was made possible by funding from a HRSA Post-doctoral Training in General, Pediatric and Public Health Dentistry grant to Columbia University College of Dental Medicine (D88HP20109; PI: Dr. Burton Edelstein). The primary goal of this program is to foster career-long engagement of pediatric dental specialists in care of underserved children and their families by addressing the training needs of residents, post-residency fellows, and continuing training for practitioners.

HRSA Mission: To improve health and achieve health equity through access to quality services, a skilled health workforce and innovative programs.

The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is the primary Federal agency for improving access to health care services for people who are uninsured, isolated or medically vulnerable.

HRSA works to strengthen the health care workforce, build healthy communities, and improve health equity. HRSA’s grantees provide health care to the uninsured and underserved. HRSA also supports the training of health professionals lending to improvements in health care delivery.