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2022 AADA Legislative Conference

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Join the movement to bring dermatology issues to Congress

The Legislative Conference is the biggest opportunity each year for AADA members to discuss top-priority policy issues affecting the specialty and advocate on those issues to members of Congress. Participants will learn about issues and legislation that could affect the specialty's future, receive expert advice on how to get your message heard by legislators, and help advance the AADA's legislative priorities by meeting with members of Congress and their staff.

2022 AADA Legislative Conference registration is now closed.

What you learn

Legislative Conference participants will learn how to turn the experiences of their practices and patients into tangible public policy advancement and relationship building with the members of U.S. Congress.

No experience? No problem!

Attendees do not need to be experts on health policy, the legislative process, or the members of Congress themselves. Participants are coming to Washington, D.C., as experts in dermatology and patient care. At the conference, AADA leaders will be on-hand to mentor your advocacy. In addition, prior to the conference we provide briefings and materials on legislation and training to successfully advocate for the specialty.

Conference resources

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Conference program and agenda

Learn more about the AADA Legislative Conference and what participants can expect.

What we're asking

Explore the issues we’ll discuss with members of Congress.

Guest speakers

Washington D.C. insiders will outline the current political landscape and share expertise on how to get your message heard on the Hill.

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Capitol Hill meetings

The AADA schedules all Capitol Hill meetings for attendees. Before meeting with your members of Congress, the AADA will provide you with specific information about legislative priorities, talking points, and other resources.

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Travel, hotel, and meals

Learn more about travel arrangements and hotel reservations for the AADA Legislative Conference.


Find answers to frequently asked questions about the conference.

Resident Scholarship to Legislative Conference

The AADA awards several scholarships to residents who commit to year-long involvement in AADA grassroots advocacy. Following the Legislative Conference, AADA staff will follow up with award-winners to discuss a checklist of grassroots activities.

Learn more and apply!

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