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According to a recent report conducted by Accenture, 53% of health care executives are planning to invest in artificial intelligence systems.

The FDA has approved hyaluronic acid filler, Restylane® Lyft, for use in the hands. It is the first and only hyaluronic acid injectable gel to be FDA approved for a...

ROSEMONT, Ill. (June 12, 2018) —

The FDA has issued warning letters to several companies that have been illegally marketing pills labeled as dietary supplements that prevent sunburn, reduce skin aging caused by UV rays, or...

Physicians can now check their group’s 2018 eligibility for MIPS by logging on the Quality Payment Program website.

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.

Submit a QuestionQuestion of the Week

If you enjoy answering the Question of the Week, why not submit your own questions?  Submissions are now being accepted for Question of Week.

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JAAD videoAtopic dermatitis update

This JAAD video roundtable discussion provides an update on new and emerging therapies to manage atopic dermatitis.

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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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Get involved2019 appointment applications open

Applications are now open to members and residents interested in being considered for 2019 committee and task force appointments. 

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Expert insights into the care and treatment of your skin, hair, and nails for a lifetime of healthy habits.


Be a Skin Cancer Hero
The American Academy of Dermatology is recognizing Skin Cancer Heroes — patients and survivors, the friends and loved ones who have helped and supported them, and the board-certified dermatologists who have detected and treated their skin cancer.

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

Taking notes: Can scribes or dictation achieve the speed and simplicity of handwritten notes?

More than just poison ivy: Identification and treatment of hazardous plant exposures

Caring for transgender patients: Experts discuss cultural and medical competencies of providing care for transgender patients

July 2018

Dermatoses caused by cultural practices

A new cover, a new editorial board

Melanoma risk prediction using a multilocus genetic risk score in the Women's Health Initiative cohort

2018 Summer Meeting
DW Meeting News

  • Hot Topics promises 'every new breakthrough'

  • How do you navigate your way to a bonus in MIPS?

  • Practice your skills at 'The Patient Encounter'

Spring 2018

In partnership: Recognizing our generous corporate partners

The rewards of giving back

Our supporters

  • Feature: The power of service

  • Boards Fodder: Vaccines in dermatology

  • Career case study: Academic dermatology