General Information

Learn from the leaders at Columbia University College of Dental Medicine. Join your local dental colleagues, fellow CDM Alum and visiting practitioners from across the nation and around the globe who travel to New York City to participate in our CE courses.

All course are lecture format except where indicated as hands-on option. 


Columbia University College of Dental Medicine is an ADA CERP recognized provider 11/2013-12/2017. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors; nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. Please contact your local licensing authority for CE credit hour guidelines and regulations.

Columbia University is a member of the Association of Continuing Dental Education (ACDE) - the organization of Continuing Education providers associated with dental schools in the US, Canada and Puerto Rico.  


Courses are held at the Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) located at West 168th Street in northern Manhattan. Meeting facilities at the Morningside campus and conference space in midtown Manhattan are occasionally utilized. Classes and symposia are also held overseas. Course location details are provided at registration.

Directions to CUMC:

As the temperature in meeting rooms may fluctuate, layered clothing is suggested.


New York City is a unique setting for any course so be sure to experience all that the city has to offer while you are in town. Websites you  may find helpful:

Official tourism website -

New York State official tourism website:

MTA trip planner 

Coming from the airports:  Newark, NJ; LaGuardia or JFK, New York

Frommer's Hotels

NYMag; TimeOut;


New York Academy of Dentistry:
Academy of General Dentistry:
Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology:
Academy of Pediatric Dentistry:
American Academy of Periodontology:
American Association of Endodontists:
American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons:
American Association of Orthodontists:
American Association of Public Health Dentistry:
American College of Dentists:
American College of Prosthodontists:
American Dental Association:
American Dental Hygiene Association:
Dental Hygiene Association of New York:
International College of Dentists:
New York State Dental Association:
Ninth District Dental Association:
Second District Dental Society:
Third District Dental Society:
Fourth District Dental Society: