Mark A. Dellinges, DDS, FACP is an HS Clinical Professor in the Department of Preventive and Restorative Dental Sciences at UCSF School of Dentistry. Dr. Dellinges is the Division Chair of Pre-Clinical Simulation at UCSF School of Dentistry. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Prosthodontics. He teaches didactic and laboratory courses at both the pre-clinical, clinical and post-doctoral levels. He is the recipient of numerous teaching awards and received the Dental Alumni Medal of Honor in 2007. In 2012 he successfully completed the American Dental Education Association (ADEA) Leadership Program. His goals for participating in the Teaching Scholars Program are to learn skills to lead a new teaching and learning initiative by forming a faculty development curriculum in the School of Dentistry.