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The new tax reform law ― which was signed into law in December ― includes provisions that may affect physicians and their practices, including a new tax deduction for owners...

SCHAUMBURG, Ill. (Jan. 9, 2018) —

The FDA approved nivolumab (Opdivo) ― a PD-1 inhibitor ― as an adjuvant treatment for melanoma patients with involvement of lymph nodes or metastatic disease who have undergone complete resection.

Anthem delays, alters proposed modifier 25 policy following AADA, AMA advocacy

Lidocaine hydrochloride (Xylocaine) injection has been added to the FDA drug shortage list. Currently, sodium bicarbonate and lidocaine hydrochloride injection with epinephrine are also in shortage.

SCHAUMBURG, Ill. (Dec. 12, 2017) —

A new tool, developed by health information network Surescripts, will allow providers to find out how much a prescription will cost for their patients based on the patient’s specific health...

Academy President Henry W. Lim, MD, responds to “Skin Cancers Rise – Along With Questionable Treatments” article

Scope of practiceNon-physician clinician laws

Non-physician clinicians (NPCs) are increasingly being incorporated into dermatology practices nationwide. View an interactive map that indicates what services an NPC is allowed to perform in each state.


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MACRAMACRA resources

Let the AADA help prepare you for MACRA, MIPS, and APMS. Discover a wealth of information, tools, and resources at your fingertips!

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EducationPatient Safety in Dermatology activity

Learn from dermatology-specific case examples covering epidemiology of error, systems thinking, and communications that will help you establish a culture of safety.

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GivingAdopt-a-Shade Structure

By adopting a shade structure, you can help extend the reach of the AAD Shade Structure Grant Program while increasing your visibility in your local community. 

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2018 Annual Meeting
Feb. 16-20, 2018
San Diego, California

Attend the greatest dermatology meeting in the world! Expand your expertise in dermatology through hundreds of innovative sessions and ground-breaking research while connecting with colleagues.

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Latest Publications

January 2018
Dermatology World

Pulling back the curtain on private equity: As dermatology consolidates, private equity expands its reach

Don't break the bank! How to do the math before adopting new technology

Social media in medicine: How can you use social media to enhance your career and promote your practice?

January 2018

Alopecia areata: Disease characteristics, clinical evaluation, and new perspectives on pathogenesis

Azathioprine and risk of multiple keratinocyte cancer

Age-induced and photoinduced changes in gene expression profiles in facial skin of Caucasian females across 6 decades of age

2018 Annual Meeting
DW Meeting News

  • Symposia sessions for every subject, setting

  • 'Hot Topics' speakers, topics announced

  • Interesting industry sessions in San Diego

  • Self-made financial health

  • Boards Fodder: Update in melanoma therapies

  • Career case study: Medical dermatology


Winter 2017

New shade structures; far-reaching research

Get ready to hike Alaska

Botswana and beyond