William J Gies Award Editorial Award
The American Association of Dental Editors
The William J. Gies Foundation for the Advancement of Dentistry of the American
Dental Education Association
Since 1958 the William J. Gies Editorial Award has been presented yearly
to the author of the most valuable editorial published in a dental
journal or periodical. Recognizing the Gies Editorial Award winner
has been the joint privilege of the American Association of Dental
Editors (AADE) and the William J. Gies Foundation for the Advancement of
Dentistry of the American Dental Education Association (ADEA Gies
The Gies Editorial Award is considered to be highly prestigious in
dentistry and is presented annually at the AADE Annual Conference (held
prior to the ADA Annual Session). This year the award will be presented
on October 30, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana.
The Gies Editorial Award for 2013 consists of a plaque and a $1,500
honorarium. Certificates and honoraria are also presented to First and
Second Honorable Mentions. The Gies Editorial Award Committee, the AADE,
and the ADEA look forward to your participation.
Editors of professional dental publications, and any others NOT
associated with proprietary periodicals, are invited to submit a copy of
no more than two of their editorials, published during the previous
calendar year, which they believe are outstanding. Eligible
periodicals are those under the regulation of a professional dental
society or a society of dental hygienists, dental assistants, dental
schools, dental alumni or a dental fraternity. Regulation implies
control of editorial and scientific contributions in the periodical, in
addition control of advertising in order to assure its accuracy and
The letter of transmittal with your submitted editorials must include
the volume, number, month, and name of the publication in which the
editorial appeared, as well as the name of the editor. Also, please be
sure that your submission is either an original of the publication, or a
very good copy made from the original publication. Manuscript copies
will not be accepted.
Entry Submission Deadline
Please mail your submission to: Gies Editorial Award, American
Association of Dental Editors, 750 N. Lincoln Memorial Drive, Suite 422,
Milwaukee, WI 53202.
The submission deadline for this year is Friday, June 21, 2013.
For More Information
Contact the American Association of Dental Editors at 414.272.2759.
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