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2020 AAD Annual Meeting canceled

2020 AAD Annual Meeting is canceled due to COVID-19 outbreak.

2020 Innovation Academy
2020 Innovation Academy

The Academy is reimagining the summer educational meeting into a dynamic event that recognizes dermatologists are innovators and entrepreneurs.

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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.

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 Board's 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.