American Academy of Fixed Prosthodontics

Claude R. Baker Award

Nominating a Candidate

Baker Faculty Award Description

To be eligible, a candidate must:
-    Be a fixed prosthodontic faculty member of an accredited dental school
-    Have been a pre-doctoral faculty for less than ten years
-    Have an academic rank below full professor

Consideration in determining the award will include the following:

- Commitment to fixed prosthodontic education
- Excellence in teaching, demonstrated by:
  • Innovative teaching techniques
  • Evaluations by students/faculty
  • Course materials
  • Teaching awards
-    Contribution to the field of fixed prosthodontics such as:
  • Prosthodontic organizational membership / service
  • Presentations (oral, table clinics or posters)
  • Publications

Nomination may be initiated by any Academy member or faculty in a dental school. The nomination letter should be sent to the chair of the award committee. This letter should explain why an individual is being nominated. The curriculum vitae of the nominated individual should be included with the nomination. Nominations should be sent by June 30 to receive consideration for the Award presented at the Academy's Annual Session the following February.
Send Letters of nomination by June 30 to:

Dr. Sarit Kaplan at: