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On Oct. 1, 2016, CMS started requiring physicians to code in as much specificity as possible. CMS granted flexibility for all providers for 12 months after the 2015 switch stating...

Begins January 1, 2017 with “ramp up” time for physicians who wish to participate; participating physicians could see as much as + 4% bonus payment in 2019.

A physician’s political beliefs may affect the care they provide patients, says a recent study. According to the report, Republican physicians were more likely to express concern about a patient’s...

The Walgreens drugstore chain has announced that it will now offer customers store-and-forward teledermatology services via its website. Patients can upload images of their skin and describe their concern or...

The U.S. Government Accountability Office has recently released a report detailing the pricing trends for generic drugs under Medicare Part D ― many of which are dermatology drugs that have...

SCHAUMBURG, Ill. (Sept. 13, 2016) —

CMS announces new flexibility on MACRA, final rule to be released this fall

SCHAUMBURG, Ill. (August 9, 2016) —

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

EducationPI CME

Acne is one of the most common disorders treated by dermatologists and other health care providers. PI CME Acne is a self-directed, web-based activity designed to help evaluate your delivery of dermatologic care.                 

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Dermatology WorldWatch and join the debate!

Watch Dermatology World's first ever debate discussing the future of dermatology, then join the discussion in the online community.

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AdvocacyNews briefing

Get a quick glimpse of the latest advocacy news affecting dermatologists and learn more about what the AADA is doing for you.

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PracticeNew Teledermatology Toolkit

AAD's Teledermatology Toolkit offers a host of resources to help you and your practice implement telemedicine, choose a vendor, and connect with AAD experts through an online community.


For Public & Patients

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

aad-home-gsk-video-contest-public-feature.jpgEnter the 2016 Good Skin Knowledge video contest for your chance to win a shade structure for your school or non-profit organization. Learn more!

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

October 2016
Dermatology World

Election forecast

Acne update

Double check, pause...and proceed

November 2016

Understanding photodermatoses associated with defective DNA repair

Impact of pruritus on quality of life—A systematic review

Suspected early dementia and obstacles to informed consent in outpatient dermatology clinics

  • Keeping financially float during residency

  • Boards' Fodder: Neonatal Ichthyosis & Neonatal Infectious Dermatoses

  • Race for the Case: A 32-year-old African American male presented to the ER with generalized fatigue ...

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

Fall 2016

The need for shade

5th Annual Corporate Partner Circle Summit

Getting involved in Camp Discovery