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2020 Virtual Legislative Conference Recap

This year, the AADA held its first virtual Legislative Conference, featuring advocacy training, policy updates, and networking opportunities, which culminated in state delegation calls with participants’ Representatives and Senators.

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Virtual Diversity Champion Workshop

Join other dermatology faculty champions virtually to discuss dermatology diversity outreach programs and initiatives, exchange ideas, and share success stories.

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AAD Virtual Meeting Experience (VMX)

AAD VMX includes 14 robust sessions covering topics such as therapeutics, cosmetics, psoriasis, hair disorders, and more. Earn over 32.5 CME credits for participating!

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Virtual Career Launch Boot Camp

Designed for young physicians and residents, this event will provide the tools you need to confidently take the next step in your career.

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2021 AAD Annual Meeting

Learn the latest in dermatology from expert-led sessions including; hands-on workshops, live demonstrations and the latest clinical advances. Registration opens in late fall 2020.

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Continuing Education and CME Activities

The AAD is your premier educational home for continuing professional development in dermatology with the goal of improving patient care outcomes. Earn CME credit and meet MOC requirements online or in a live setting.

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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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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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Upcoming events

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

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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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2020 Innovation Academy canceled

The Academy has cancelled the Innovation Academy because of health and travel restrictions due to COVID-19.

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AAD Annual Meeting canceled

Find information on cancellation and refund support.

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 the entire archive of the Academy's Boards Fodder. Review a wide variety of clinical study areas.

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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.