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SCHAUMBURG, Ill. (April 20, 2017) —

The AADA staff met with Tom Price, MD, secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), to discuss reducing the regulatory burden on physicians.

WASHINGTON, April 17, 2017 —

According to the 2017 Medscape Physician Compensation Report, dermatology ranks eighth on the list of top compensated medical specialties ― averaging an annual compensation of $386,000.

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GuidelinesCall for comments

The Academy is requesting feedback from members about its draft Guidelines of Care for Management of Basal Cell Carcinoma and Squamous Cell Carcinoma. 

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Prior authorizationsCreate a patient letter

Need a quick way to create a prior authorization patient letter? Complete the following steps to create an individualized letter appealing a denial for a prescribed treatment for your patient.       

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GivingAdopt a Shade Structure

The AAD Shade Structure Grant Program awards grants of up to $8,000 to public schools and non-profit organizations for installing permanent shade structures for outdoor locations not protected from the sun. Members can sponsor an application or make a donation to the program. 

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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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2017 Summer Academy Meeting
July 27-30, 2017
New York

Connect with your colleagues, take part in engaging sessions on trending topics, and bring the latest in dermatology care back to your patients – all during the 2017 Summer Academy Meeting! Join us in New York and experience the best of dermatology.

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Latest Publications

Blazing the Trail: Women in dermatology continue to break ground while challenges still lie ahead

RX to OTC: Easy as ABC?

Bridging the Divide: Examining the role of dermatology in Advanced Alternative Payment Models
April 2017

The role of imaging in the management of patients with nonmelanoma skin cancer

Understanding the cost of dermatologic care: A survey study of dermatology providers, residents, and patients

A predictive model for diagnosis of lower extremity cellulitis: A cross-sectional study

2017 Annual Meeting
AAD Meeting News

  • AAD delivers one of its strongest Annual Meetings in Orlando

  • Aggressive treatment needed for hidradenitis suppurativa

  • Adults with atopic dermatitis are not just big kids

  • Avoid these mistakes for a blemish-free resume

  • Boards' Fodder: Photosensitivity Disorders

  • Career case study: The life of  a Mohs specialist

Winter 2016

Take the first step to reduce skin cancer

AAD and me

Striking the right chord