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Review Sunshine Act data by Sept. 9
Physicians should review accuracy of data on Open Payments website before it becomes public. 

Academy seeks Assistant Secretary-Treasurer
Applications now open for Assistant Secretary-Treasurer. 

2014 AADA Legislative Conference
Dermatologists and patient advocates from across the country will join together Sept. 7-9 in Washington, D.C., and present a united voice to Congress about dermatology’s most pressing issues.

Upcoming SPOT me™ events
SPOT me™ free skin cancer screenings will take place Sept. 7-8 at the Dallas Cowboys Home Opener and Rally Day.

Apply for 2015 Leadership Forum
Applications accepted through Sept. 17, 2014.

Apply for PICMED grant
Submit applications through Oct. 12, 2014.

Submissions being accepted for named lectureships, service to the specialty, and humanitarian awards
Don’t miss the opportunity to recognize and celebrate the accomplishments of your colleagues. Submission deadline is Oct. 15, 2014.

Submissions now accepted for the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology (JAAD) Case Reports
JAAD Case Reports, a new peer-reviewed, open access, online-only journal dedicated to publishing case reports, is now accepting manuscripts.

AADA teams up with HHS, CDC, Surgeon General for national call to action on skin cancer prevention
Government calls on public to make healthier decisions about UV exposure and offers strategies for policymakers on skin cancer prevention initiatives.

Weight loss challenge benefits Academy
AAD leaders blog about weight loss challenge that benefits Academy charitable programs.

CMS announces new ICD-10 deadline
Oct. 1, 2015 is the new ICD-10 implementation deadline.

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