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The U.S. FDA has declined to approve prabotulinumtoxinA (DWP-450) for the treatment of frown lines. The FDA attributed its decision to issues regarding the chemistry and manufacturing of the product.

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.

CVS Health is introducing a new tool that will allow pharmacists to search for cheaper drugs ― which could mean more calls to your office. The new system, available to...

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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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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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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Take the pledgeEthics and professionalism

Take the AAD's ethics pledge then browse a variety of resources to learn more about ethics and professionalism, including ways to incorporate these topics into future presentations.

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May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month
This year, 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

More than just avocado toast: How to recruit and retain millennial doctors

Are teens tanning less?: Signs point to progress, but work remains

A new spin: Examining the theory behind the use of platelet rich plasma for dermatologic procedures

June 2018

Langerhans cell histiocytosis in children: History, classification, pathobiology, clinical manifestations, and prognosis

Patient quality of life fluctuates before and after Mohs micrographic surgery: A longitudinal assessment of the patient experience

Progression of undiagnosed cutaneous lymphoma after anti-tumor necrosis factor-alpha therapy

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


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