New York State Academy of Dentistry

19-02 Whitestone Expressway, Suite 204
Whitestone, NY 11357
Phone: (718) 747-3353
Fax: (718) 747-3355

Continuing Education

April 24, 2019 at 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM


Non-Member $10.00

General Information

Provider New York State AGD Learning Center
Speaker Eric S. Studley, DDS. & Ivy D. Peltz, DDS, M.S.Ed., Ph.D.
Type/Category Lecture
Credits 2 CE

Leaving the cozy environment of an educational program and entering the wide world of employment can be daunting. This course will prepare participants to take the next step in their professional journey.

The New York AGD Learning Center Presents

"Preparation For Employment"

Date: Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Location: M & T Bank, 350 Park Avenue, 6th Floor, New York, NY 10022

Course 7:30pm to 9:30pm

Course Codes: 550 

Presentation by: Eric S. Studley, DDS. & Ivy D. Peltz, DDS, M.S.Ed., Ph.D. 

Dr. Ivy Peltz and Dr. Eric Studley have been in the dental recruitment industry for 20+ years counseling students and clients on how to navigate finding the right dental job or hiring the right dental candidate.  They are the co-founders of Doccupations, an algorithmic dental job matching website (   Doccupations delivers a dental recruitment management tool to both dental job seekers and dental employers with a real time matching product.  


Dr. Ivy Peltz and Dr. Eric Studley were both GP directors and clinical associate professors at New York University College of Dentistry, where Dr. Studley was the director of the practice management curriculum.  Dr. Studley is also the CEO of a nationally based insurance brokerage company specializing in the insurance and financial needs of dentists ( Dr. Peltz has a private practice in New York City ( They are both regular contributors to Mouthing Off – The Blog of the American Student Dental Association.

Course Goals and Objectives:

During this course, participants will learn:

  • How to create an attention-getting CV
  • When and how to start a job search
  • What to say and do at an interview
  • How to negotiate (and whether you need) a contract
  • Methods of compensation
  • State requirements for licensure
  • Insurance needs

Learning outcomes:

After attending this session, participants will be able to:

  1. Design an eye-catching and distinctive CV
  2. Create an action plan for a job search
  3. Prepare for an interview
  4. Interpret an employment contract

Refreshments will be served

New York AGD is designated as an Approved PACE Program Provider by the Academy of General Dentistry. The formal continuing education programs of this program provider are accepted by AGD for Fellowship, Mastership and membership maintenance credit. Approval does not imply acceptance by a state or provincial board of dentistry or AGD endorsement.  The current term of approval extends from 01/01/2019 to 12/31/2020. Provider ID # 219318