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AAD VMX 2021

AAD VMX is here!

Stream over 75 sessions covering the full breadth of dermatology, including award-winning plenary speakers and late-breaking research presentations, browse 800+ ePosters, visit more than 40 exhibitors, and connect with colleagues in our networking lounges. Plus, you can earn up to 184 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.

Content will be available on-demand through October 15, 2021.

Deadline extended for on-demand viewing

By popular demand, content access has been extended through October 15. Deadline to register for on-demand content viewing is October 4. Register now.

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Education schedule

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Read VMX News to access coverage of VMX sessions, including interviews with the presenters, and more.

Featured education sessions

Hot topics

Live Demonstrations of Cosmetic Procedures

What's New on Photoprotection in 2021?

Lessons on Teledermatology from COVID-19

JAK Inhibitors: The Next Frontier in Dermatology

Controversies in Melanoma Diagnosis

What's New in Dermatology

Putting Technology to Work for You and Your Patients

Complex Medical Dermatology

Big Rashes in Little Patients

Registration fees

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Resident sessions

Basic Self-Assessment

Conquer the Boards

Resident & Fellows, Gross & Microscopic


Dani Saphiro, keynote speaker for VMX 2021

Keynote speaker: Dani Shapiro

Dani Shapiro is the author of the best-selling memoir Inheritance. In the spring of 2016, through a genealogy website, Dani Shapiro received the stunning news that her father was not her biological father. Inheritance is a book about secrets — secrets we keep from one another in the name of love. It speaks to our extraordinary moment, when science and technology have outpaced not only medical ethics but also the capacities of the human heart to contend with what we discover.

Named Lectureships

Karen E. Edison, MD
Karen E. Edison, MD

Using Technology to Increase Access to Dermatology (Clarence S. Livingood, MD Award and Lectureship)

John Harris, MD, PhD, FAAD
John Harris, MD, PhD, FAAD

Vitiligo Treatment from the Iron Age to the Age of Biologics: New Hope for an Ancient Disease (Marion B. Sulzberger, MD, Memorial Award and Lectureship)

Suzanne L. Topalian, MD
Suzanne L. Topalian, MD

Immune Checkpoint Blockade: A New Paradigm for Treating Melanoma and Other Skin Cancers (Lila and Murray Gruber Memorial Cancer Research Award and Lectureship)


Be a part of AAD VMX’s DermTales

DermTales is the AAD’s take on the popular live story telling events, StorySLAM. During these events, storytellers (slammers) have 5 minutes each to tell a story, based on a theme chosen for the event.

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Virtual exhibits

Connect one-on-one with industry through our virtual exhibits, featuring over 40 exhibitors.

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Industry Expert Sessions

Industry Expert Sessions

These educational and product-oriented sessions provide you with an in-depth presentation on a product or service from our Platinum Level Exhibit Partners.

These sessions are solely promotional and are not eligible for CME credit.

AAD Talent Show

See your skilled colleagues share their creativity and talents during AAD VMX!

We are no longer accepting submissions for the AAD VMX Talent Show.

The deadline for submissions was April 9, 2021. Be sure to tune into the VMX Talent Show to see your skilled colleagues!

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Networking & special events

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Networking lounges

Engage in discussions with your colleagues in our three networking lounges: Psoriasis, Atopic Dermatitis, and Navigating Residency.

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Happy hour

After a long day of learning, have some fun during VMX Happy Hour! Take part in an interactive mixology or charcuterie class, listen to live music with DJ Cory, play trivia, bingo, and more!

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Wellness center

Take a break and re-energize with quick 15-minute videos on yoga, meditation, stretching, and nutrition.

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Win prizes

Participate in various VMX activities and earn points on the AAD Xtreme VMX leader board.

AAD Showcase at the VMX

AAD Showcase

See what’s happening at the Academy through our AAD booths – Stars of the Academy, JAAD, AAD Donor Appreciation, and the AAD Resource Center.

Networking & special events

View all networking and special events happening during AAD VMX.

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