Meetings and events

The AAD supports the highest quality patient care by developing and presenting information that enhances continuing education in dermatology. AAD meetings offer the latest on the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of dermatologic disease from the foremost experts in the field.

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Diversity Champion Workshop

Join other dermatology faculty champions September 12-13, 2019, to discuss dermatology diversity outreach programs and initiatives, exchange ideas, and share success stories. Become a champion!

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Hands-on: Cosmetics

This is a course where you work hand-in-hand with an expert in a risk-free, state-of-the-art environment. It's a chance to practice, ask questions, and add new high-demand cosmetic services to your practice. Space is limited!

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Career Launch Boot Camp

Designed for young physicians and residents trying to develop their career path. This one-day educational course delivers practical information and the tips and tools needed to successfully launch a career in dermatology.

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Derm Exam Prep Course

Whether you're studying for re-certification or looking to stay up-to-date, the Derm Exam Prep Course is a perfect refresher to examine images and clinical cases not seen in everyday practice.

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Tropical Dermatology in Tanzania

This course will cover the diagnosis and treatment of tropical diseases, in an environment where they are commonly treated. You’ll have the opportunity to interact with live patients with tropical diseases that are seldom seen in the developing world and become familiar with the public health concerns of these disorders.

Coding and practice management webinars

Coding training for the entire team. Get year-round coding training without leaving the office! In 60 minutes, our experts will cover the most pressing coding, reimbursement, and documentation topics affecting dermatology during our 2019 live webinar series.

DW Meeting News

Did you miss a meeting or a session? Read coverage about sessions from the AAD's Summer Meeting and the Annual Meeting, listen to podcasts that feature notable speakers, and view image galleries on the Dermatology World Meeting News website.


Direct a session at the Annual or Summer Meeting

All AAD members are invited to submit a new session application for consideration for the Academy’s Annual or Summer Meetings. If you have any questions, please send an email to

Future deadlines to direct a session

The application to direct a session at both the Annual and Summer meetings will open about 15 months prior to the meeting and will close shortly after the previous year's meeting. Application timelines are listed below. Once the submission site for the meeting is available, you may click on the meeting to start an application submission. If you have any questions, please email

Meeting dates
Application timeline
Annual: March 1-5, Washington, D.C.

  Summer: July 25-28,
New York, New York

Annual: March 20-24, Denver, Colorado

  Summer: August 13-16,
Seattle, Washington

July 22 -
August 28, 2019

Previous meetings archive

View previous meeting programs, session handouts, electronic poster exhibits, and floor plans.

Event calendar

See dermatologic-related events happening around the world by viewing this event calendar.

Future AAD meeting dates

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Upcoming Events