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Nominations sought for 2015 AAD election
The AAD is accepting nominees for the 2015 Academy Election for Officers, Directors of the Board of Directors, and Nominating Committee Member Representatives (East Region).

What you need to know about the Sunshine Act
Physicians should review accuracy of data on Open Payments website before it becomes public.

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.

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

SPOT me free skin cancer screenings
Our SPOT me™ program’s mission is to reduce the number of deaths from skin cancer in the United States by educating the public about skin cancer risk and providing free screenings to catch skin cancer in its earliest, most treatable stages.

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.

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