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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 via conference call with members of Congress and their staff.

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Registration is required for participation in the 2020 AADA Virtual Legislative Conference. Please register here before registering for any webinars and live events. Registration will close on Friday, September 4.

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Conference program and agenda

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

Policy background information

Explore the policy issues participants will learn about and discuss with their members of Congress.

Recorded sessions and videos

View videos from participants, messages from members of Congress, and recordings of webinars.


Find answers to frequently asked questions about the conference.

Live events

Welcome Webinar - Thursday, Sept. 10

Learn what to expect from the conference from Dr. Carrie Davis and Dr. Bruce Thiers. Keynote speaker Amy Walter, political analyst, will give an overview of the upcoming election and the current political landscape.

Ask Overview Webinar - Sunday, Sept. 13

Hear from AADA leadership and staff on the legislative "asks" participants will share with members of Congress, along with tips for virtual meetings with legislators.

State Prep Calls - Monday, Sept. 14

Meet with participants from your state to plan for your calls to Congress. State prep calls will be led by AADA member state leaders.

Calls with Congress - Tuesday, Sept. 15

Meet with your members of Congress and their staff to advocate on policy issues affecting the specialty. Calls will include a group of participants from the district and will cover issues discussed on the Ask Overview Webinar.

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Questions about the conference?

For questions about the Legislative conference, please send an email to AADA staff.

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