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SCHAUMBURG, Ill. (August 9, 2016) —

Dermatologist urges everyone to be aware of their risk and take steps toward prevention, detection

Those visiting affected regions should take preventive measures

Skin disease increases risk for several other conditions

Scarring can have serious effects, but dermatologists have many ways to help

The AADA has voiced dermatology’s concerns to CMS and congressional leaders about the proposed MACRA rule.

Statement from Abel Torres, MD, JD, FAAD, President, American Academy of Dermatology:

FDA advisory panel has given the green light to two biosimilars for psoriasis treatments.

SCHAUMBURG, Ill. (July 12, 2016) —

Clinical guidelinesOffice-based surgery

Review the guidelines for the use of local anesthesia in office-based dermatologic surgery.

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EducationOnline Learning Center

Your AAD online educational activities are now in one place! Locate, complete, and track the progress of your educational activities in the Online Learning Center.

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EducationTest your knowledge

Receive a weekly email with AAD's Self-Assessment Question of the Week. By completing each question you will earn 1 MOC credit  and .25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Subscribe now.

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Quality improvement awardResident & Fellow Quality Improvement Project Award

The AAD is offering financial support to physicians engaged in quality improvement projects that help meet requirements for ACGME accreditation. Get up to $2,500.

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2017 Annual Meeting
March 3-7, 2017
Orlando, Fla.

Connect with your colleagues, take part in engaging sessions on trending topics, and bring the latest in dermatology care back to your patients – all in five days of exceptional learning at the 2017 AAD Annual Meeting! Join us in Orlando, Fla. and experience the best of dermatology. Registration begins in November.

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Latest Publications

On the front lines in Flint: Local dermatologists partner with state and federal agencies to investigate rash reports

Bubbling to the surface: Experts discuss current and new treatments for hyperhidrosis

On target: New approaches to skin cancer treatment and prevention

September 2016

Granuloma annulare: Clinical and histologic variants, epidemiology, and genetics

Granuloma annulare

Cutaneous microbiome effects of fluticasone propionate cream and adjunctive bleach baths in childhood atopic dermatitis

2016 Summer Meeting
AAD Meeting News

  • AAD President: 'Stay abreast of advancements in our specialty'

  • New hands-on workshops to debut at Summer Meeting

  • Sessions to cover practical approaches to psoriasis

  • Learning how to learn

  • New Boards' Fodder: Flaps

  • Race for the Case: A 70-year-old Caucasian man with a history of melanoma presented for his scheduled skin ...

Summer 2016

Making impact across the globe

AbbVie: Partnership for progress

2016 President's Gala