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According to findings from a recent study published in JAMA Dermatology, dermatologists were better at detecting skin cancer, ordering fewer biopsies per positive result than physician assistants.

CVS Health is introducing a new tool that will allow pharmacists to search for cheaper drugs ― which could mean more calls to your office. The new system, available to...

ROSEMONT, Ill. (April 10, 2018) —

CMS is readying the next batch of Sunshine Act data for public viewing. Through the Open Payments program, CMS publishes information about the financial relationships between drug and device manufacturers...

Walgreen Co. has been ordered to face a proposed class-action lawsuit that alleges that the pharmacy chain overcharged customers for generic drugs for 10 years.

The FDA has approved expanded use of luliconazole (Luzu) 1% for patients 12 years and older with interdigital tinea pedis and tinea cruris, and patients two years and older with...

Practice model quizzesWhich practice model is right for you?

Thinking about a career change? it's important to understand what's involved in these life-changing decisions. Take the Academy's quizzes and get guidance choosing a path that's right for you.

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Simulated Patient Encounter activityMedication Management: Psoriasis Counseling

After watching a brief video you’ll be given a series of options and asked to respond as you would in a real-life case. See how the patient reacts, and receive instant feedback based on your answer.

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Earn CMEsCase Challenges

A free activity for members to earn CMEs monthly; search "case challenges" in the OLC. The activity assesses knowledge of the diagnosis, treatment, and management of various dermatologic conditions.

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Media relationsKey messages

The Academy has developed key messages to help you educate the public about the specialty. In addition to providing tips for media interviews, this reference tool provides clear, consistent talking points on topics most commonly requested by the media.  

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2018 Summer Meeting
July 26-29, 2018
Chicago, Illinois

Join us in Chicago for the dermatology event of the summer! Hear from our expert speakers as they discuss the latest advancements and trending topics in dermatology.

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Latest Publications

A Quiver full of fillers: New approvals target specific anatomic locations 

Start the presses! Advice on how to successfully manage media relations

Ca$h only: Examining the viability and ethical implications of opting out of insurance

May 2018

Desquamative gingivitis: Clinical findings and diseases

Efficacy and safety of lebrikizumab (an anti-IL-13 monoclonal antibody) in adults with moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis inadequately controlled by topical corticosteroids

Efficacy and safety of fezakinumab (an IL-22 monoclonal antibody) in adults with moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis inadequately controlled by conventional treatments

2018 Annual Meeting
DW Meeting News

  • AAD rocks San Diego with new science, uptick in attendance

  • Clues to missed diagnoses

  • Hottest topics in dermatology revealed

  • Feature: The power of service

  • Boards Fodder: Vaccines in dermatology

  • Career case study: Academic dermatology


Spring 2018

In partnership: Recognizing our generous corporate partners

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