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2022 AAD Annual Meeting

It's happening, live, in-person, and in a NEW location – Boston, Massachusetts. You and your peers will get together for hundreds of educational sessions covering the breadth of the specialty. Registration opens November 2021.

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Diversity Champion Workshop

Join other dermatology faculty champions at the 2022 Annual Meeting to discuss dermatology diversity outreach programs and initiatives, exchange ideas, and share success stories.

2022 AAD Innovation Academy
2022 AAD Innovation Academy

We’re headed to Vancouver, British Columbia for an inspiring and innovative new meeting experience. Save the date and stay tuned for more information.

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2022 AADA Legislative Conference

Learn about the health care policy issues most affecting dermatology practices and patients, and meet with your members of Congress to advocate on those issues and raise awareness of the specialty. Read the 2021 conference recap.

Hands-On at Home

Introducing the AAD's newest educational activity, Hands-On at Home. This skills-based course combines expert video instruction with hands-on practice to familiarize yourself with new and innovative techniques.

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CME activities

Earn CME credit and meet MOC requirements online or in a live setting, with the goal of improving patient care outcomes.

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Claim Academy Meeting CME

Claim CME credit for Academy meetings and submit evaluations.

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View your transcript

Use the Academy's online transcript program to document your CME and MOC activities.

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Earn CME online

Access Question of the Week, JAAD quizzes, Case Challenges, and other Academy CME activities.

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Meeting locations and dates

Find information on the locations and dates of future Academy Annual and Summer meetings.

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Upcoming events

Discover upcoming live, hands-on courses, event calendar, and important deadlines to participate in Academy events.

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Academy meetings archive

Access handouts and programs from past meetings, claim CME, find meetings on-demand, and get your certificate of attendance.

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JAAD and other Academy publications

Access JAAD, JAAD Case Reports, Dermatology World, and other Academy publications.

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Dialogues in Dermatology

Listen in each week as subject matter experts discuss clinical treatments and practice trends.

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Disclosure standards

Learn about new requirements for education presenters at the 2022 Annual Meeting and beyond.

For residents and medical students

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Residents Resource Center

Access access Academy publications, boards study tools, a wide variety of practice tools and resources, and more.

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Boards Fodder

Get ready for boards by accessing a wide variety of clinical subjects with Academy's Boards Fodder archive.

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Board Prep Plus

Prepare for the American Board of Dermatology Certifying Examination with the AAD’s new online study tool for residents

Basic Dermatology Curriculum

This curriculum was created by a work group of experienced dermatology educators based on the needs of today's learners.

Patient education materials

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Patient education materials

Access education materials, including print pamphlets and online education, to provide valuable medical guidance to your patients.

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Direct your patients to the Public Education Portal on for hundreds of articles on diseases and treatments, self-care, cosmetic treatments, and more.