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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...

The FDA has agreed to not take enforcement action against physicians and pharmacists who compound bulk substances, including cantharidin, if its guidelines are met. In its final guidance, the FDA...

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The FDA has granted Allergan, plc, approval to market Juvederm Volbella XC for lip augmentation and the correction of perioral rhytids in adults 21 and older. In clinical trials,...

Providers only have a few more weeks to apply for a hardship exemption for MU requirements under the Medicare EHR Incentive Program. Completion of the application by the July 1...

There is renewed hope for patients with advanced melanoma. According to study results released by the American Society of Clinical Oncology, about 40 percent of the 655 patients with advanced...

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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EducationDialogues in Dermatology

Stay up to date with the latest trends in dermatology with this monthly podcast. It provides cutting-edge medical information for dermatologists and health care professionals.

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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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For Public & Patients

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

Amazon_AAD The AAD is teaming up with Amazon to help promote skin cancer prevention and detection. Protect your skin with a purchase of sunscreen through today.
2016 Summer Meeting
July 28-31, 2016
Boston, Mass.

The 2016 Summer Meeting will be held July 28-31 in Boston at the Hynes Convention Center. Registration is now open.

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Latest Publications

Skin in the game: Big business goes all in on medicine. Will increaded profites - 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