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2022 Innovation Academy: Educational offerings

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Here's an overview of the educational offerings at AAD Innovation Academy. Browse the full program or view the Schedule-at-a-glance (PDF)!

View CME information for educational sessions (PDF).

Thursday, July 21

Future of Dermatology
New/novel drugs, devices, and techniques.
(This session is not certified for AMA PRA Category 1 CME Credit™)

Branding & the Business of Dermatology
Leadership with guest speaker Libby Gill, customer service with guest speaker Robert Spector, product development, and marketing.

Derm Labs
Our popular hands-on sessions will include dermal fillers, nail surgery, wound closures, sutures, and scar revision.

Practice Management
Coding challenges, denials, claims process, managing staff.

Keynote & Welcome Reception
The day will close out with an energizing keynote lecture delivered by Jamie Metzl. Then we invite you to join us for a welcome reception where you can explore the exhibit hall and enjoy delicious food and refreshments.

Jamie Metzl

Jamie Metzl – Opening Keynote

Jamie Metzl is a leading technology and health care futurist and author of the bestselling book, Hacking Darwin: Genetic Engineering and the Future of Humanity. He delivers energizing and informative keynotes that explore the implications of the revolutionary technologies and geopolitical shifts transforming our world.

Friday July 22 - Sunday, July 24

Parallel sessions covering the latest and greatest in a single topic area. We’ve taken attendee feedback and pared down the number of sessions offered at once, so you can easily go to what’s important and relevant to you, without feeling like you’re missing out.

Derm Tank (Friday, July 22)
A fun, engaging session where presenters pitch their product or procedure to a panel of judges for a chance to win $10,000. We'll be offering snacks and drinks too, so make yourself "at-home" as you enjoy the dermatology version of Shark Tank.
(This session is not certified for AMA PRA Category 1 CME Credit™)