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Residents Resource Center

As a dermatology resident or fellow, you have complimentary membership to the American Academy of Dermatology. This membership includes access to top-tier publications, boards study tools, a wide variety of practice tools and resources, and more.

Boards Fodder

Get ready for boards by accessing the entire archive of the Academy's Board's Fodder. Review a wide variety of clinical study areas.

Board Prep Plus

Prepare for the American Board of Dermatology Certifying Examination with the AAD’s new online study tool for residents.

Directions in Residency

Access features that will help you make the most of your residency experience and prepare you for the next stages of your career.

Race for the Case

Review the case and photos, submit your answers, and enter a chance to win a Starbucks gift card.

Question of the Week

Access this fun and popular tool. By completing each question you will earn 1 MOC credit and .25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.

JAAD quizzes

Access the entire archive of JAAD quizzes, to take advantage of a fun and convenient way to earn CME.

Dermpath self-assessment

DSAP for residents offers 45 self-assessment questions. Put your clinical knowledge to the test.

Additional board resources

Find links to a wealth of external board resources, from books to study guides and more.


Access JAAD, which is designed to meet the clinical and continuing education needs of the dermatologic community.

JAAD Case Reports

JAAD Case Reports is an open access journal offering case reports related to diseases of the skin, hair, and nails.

Dermatology World

DW offers information about managing practices and incorporating clinical developments into patient care.

Basic Dermatology Curriculum

This curriculum was created by a work group of experienced dermatology educators based on the needs of today's learners.

The Basement Membrane Zone

This free, 3D animated video lecture will take you step-by-step through the basement membrane zone, including structure, origins, and functions.

Dialogues in Dermatology

Listen in each week as subject matter experts discuss clinical treatments and practice trends.