Common Questions | Guiding Leaders Program

Common Questions

Who Can Apply?

  • Practicing women dentists with five or more years of clinical experience
  • Must be a resident of the United States or Canada

HOW MUCH DOES IT COST?

  • Guiding Leaders is sponsored by Glidewell for the selected participants
  • Please note that participants are responsible for their own airfare and lodging
  • The program is valued at $25,000.

WHAT'S INCLUDED?

  • Tuition
  • Earn up to 70 continuing education units
  • Alumni mentoring sessions
  • Nine months of executive coaching
  • On-campus meals (breakfast and lunch)
  • Admission to the Dentistry on the Rise Symposium
  • Hosted parties and other exclusive events

WHEN AND WHERE DOES THE PROGRAM TAKE PLACE?

All six Guiding Leaders courses will take place at the Glidewell Clinical Education Center in Newport Beach, California. Utilized for courses, labs and trainings, this state-of-the-art education center is just five minutes away from John Wayne Airport. Courses are two days each and the sessions will run from 7 a.m.–5 p.m. on both days.

WHAT SHOULD I KNOW BEFORE I BOOK MY TRAVEL?

We recommend that all participants stay in one of our partnered hotels, as cohort bonding tends to extend past the courses and into the evenings. Another benefit of staying at the Hyatt or Hampton Inn is complimentary once-a-day shuttle service to campus.