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You’ve heard me say it before:
Helping Dental Students Become Great Dentists
This is our motto and our mission. So, it makes perfect sense to have Dr Rohan Krishnan on the podcast to share his views, experience and vision with the Dental Head Start community.
Dr Krishnan has spent many years contributing to ADA NSW, initially on and then as chair of the Recent Graduate Committee and more recently as a Board Director. He is also on the board of Filling The Gap and runs his own private practice.
Impressive, yet my interest was peaked when he shared his new project with the University of Sydney. Dr Krishnan has put together a course for Usyd students to help them with transitioning to private practice. Together with hand chosen people from his broad network of passionate, excellent colleagues, Rohan is able to make a difference at the coalface. And I truly hope this becomes an Australia and New Zealand University wide approach.
With such aligned visions and missions, I could’ve spoken with Rohan for hours. For now, I hope you find his experiences and generous advice as useful and engaging as I did.
In This Episode
- 9:16 – Rohan’s talks about his passion for learning and continually gaining knowledge.
- 18:37 – The importance of personality when finding the best mentor for you.
- 24:50 – Rohan’s journey from associateship into practice ownership, and major differences he sees between the two roles.
- 42:50 – What Rohan and the ADA recent graduate committee are doing for new dental graduates.
- 53:32 – What pushes you to be more than just a clinician?
- 1:01:54 – Rohan shares his advice to new grads surrounding the current industry conditions.
My Journey So Far
The OrthoEd Segment is a partnership between OrthoEd and Dental Head Start, aiming to bring you on the journey of the OrthoEd Mini Masters and my personal journey of orthodontic treatment.
We’ll be creating 20 episodes over this year with a goal of providing a taste of what OrthoEd can provide and actionable tips and advice straight from the OrthoEd Educators. To view our entire OrthoEd Segment Series and for more information on how you can step up your own orthodontic game, visit our OrthoEd page.
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