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The AADA has voiced dermatology’s concerns to CMS and congressional leaders about the proposed MACRA rule.

Statement from Abel Torres, MD, JD, FAAD, President, American Academy of Dermatology:

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

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.

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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EducationTest your knowledge

Receive a weekly email with AAD's Self-Assessment Question of the Week. By completing each question you will earn 1 MOC credit  and .25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Subscribe now.

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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
August 2016

Dermatologic surgery emergencies Complications caused by occlusion and blood pressure

Dermatologic surgery emergencies

Serious infections in hospitalized patients with psoriasis in the United States

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

  • 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 ...

Summer 2016

Making impact across the globe

AbbVie: Partnership for progress

2016 President's Gala