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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...

ROSEMONT, Ill. (March 13, 2018) —

CMS is inviting physicians to participate in a one-year study that will examine the burdens associated with MIPS participation. Successful participants can earn full credit for the 2018 MIPS Improvement...

ROSEMONT, Ill. (March 6, 2018) —

Anthem, Inc. announced that it is rescinding its proposed policy to reduce reimbursement by 25% for E/M services billed with a modifier 25. Anthem’s initial proposal had been a 50%...

CMS has released the performance scores for 2017 ‘Quality’ reporting under MIPS. Eligible clinicians who submitted 2017 MIPS data via claims, can view their performance scores by logging on to...

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


Learn why it's important to see a board-certified dermatologist and how to find one near you.

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

What you say vs. what patients hear: Strategies for improving patient communication, compliance, and satisfaction

The compounding conundrum: Dissecting the compounding guidelines that pit safety concerns against patient access

Embracing change: Strategies to help dermatologists adapt – and be happy about it

March 2018

Merkel cell carcinoma: An update and review

Guidelines of care for the management of basal cell carcinoma

Guidelines of care for the management of cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma

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

  • 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