Wired For Success, a fully funded 2-day educational seminar for orthodontic residents,hasadded Chicago as its third seminar location for 2011. Wired ForSuccessseminars, which are sponsored by orthodontic companies, provideexpertsthat teach residents topics including the business side ofmarketingand running an orthodontic practice, office designs, andequipmentoptions.

For 2011, Wired For Success seminars will be held in Florida, California, and Illinois, with a maximum of 50 residents at each location. Wired For Success is funded by corporate sponsors including American Orthodontics, Boyd Industries, Hu-Friedy Instruments, Kodak Dental Systems, and Treloar & Heisel Inc. The corporate sponsorship allows the seminars to be free for residents, who can sign up on afirstcome, first served basis. Residents in their final year havepriorityover other attendees.

According to Bruce Livingston, president of Boyd Orthodontics and the founder of the seminars, "Topics such as Practice Transitions and Life Planning, Making Sound Staffing Decisions, and Operating a Practice inaTurbulent Economy are just a few of the presentations that benefit residents nearing graduation. The format at all three venues is very similar, with business experts from a variety of backgrounds sharing insights into managing a private practice."

The East Coast Wired For Success seminar will be February 18 to 20, 2011, at the Sheraton Sand Key Resort in Clearwater, Fla. The West Coast seminar will be March 4 to 6, 2011, at the Laguna Cliffs Resort inDanaPoint, Calif. New for 2011 is the Midwest seminar, scheduled forAug 19to 21 at the Marriott Downtown in Chicago.

For more information about attending one of the Wired For Success seminars, contact Kim Damrow.