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FDA advisory panel has given the green light to two biosimilars for psoriasis treatments.

SCHAUMBURG, Ill. (July 12, 2016) —

Dermatology to see 1 percent payment increase from Medicare in 2017 under proposed rule

CMS releases proposed rule that would maintain 90-day reporting period for Meaningful Use

The National Institutes of Health Recombinant DNA Advisory Committee has approved a study that would be the first test for the gene-editing technology, CRISPR-Cas9, in humans. If approved by the...

SCHAUMBURG, Ill. (June 14, 2016) —

Revalidate your Medicare enrollment information before your due date to avoid a hold on your Medicare payments and a possible deactivation or lapse of your Medicare billing privileges.

The AAD and ABD have met to enhance the convenience and relevance of maintenance of certification. Read the joint statement and frequently asked questions.

Quality reporting2016 PQRS webinar

This free, on-demand webinar helps members navigate the 2016 PQRS process, outlines penalties, and offers information on reporting through AAD's DataDerm™.

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Clinical guidelinesOffice-based surgery

Review the guidelines for the use of local anesthesia in office-based dermatologic surgery.

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EducationOnline Learning Center

Your AAD online educational activities are now in one place! Locate, complete, and track the progress of your educational activities in the Online Learning Center.

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AdvocacyTake action: Oppose full practice authority for APRNs

The Department of Veterans Affairs has proposed allowing full practice authority for advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs) in the Veterans Health System. Submit comments opposing this action by Monday, July 25, 2016.

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For Public & Patients

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

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2016 Legislative Conference
Sept. 11-13, 2016
Washington, D.C.

Dermatologists and patient advocates from across the country will join together and present a united voice to Congress about dermatology’s most pressing issues. The Conference will take place on Sept. 11-13, at the Willard InterContinental Hotel.

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Latest Publications

Skin in the game: Big business goes all in on medicine. Will increase profits - and disruption - follow?

A change of tack: The evolution of clinical trials reflects a growing focus on efficiency, safety

Setting the standards: Dermatology groups push for physician adherence to guidelines to improve quality, drive value
July 2016

Emerging infectious diseases with cutaneous manifestations: Viral and bacterial infections

The incidence of herpes zoster in cutaneous lupus erythematosus (CLE), dermatomyositis (DM), pemphigus vulgaris (PV), and bullous pemphigoid (BP)

Immunosuppressive medication use and risk of herpes zoster (HZ) in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE): A nationwide case-control study
2016 Summer Meeting Preview
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

  • Learning how to learn

  • New Boards' Fodder: Flaps

  • Race for the Case: A 70-year-old Caucasian man with a history of melanoma presented for his scheduled skin ...

Spring 2016

  • Year in review: Transforming lives

  • In partnership: Corporate partners integral to success

  • Members making a difference