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Member benefits

From residency through retirement, being a member of the American Academy of Dermatology supports your success as a dermatologist. Through the combined power of its members, the AAD is uniquely positioned to help you navigate the complexities of practicing dermatology.

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Member benefits

The Academy helps you navigate the complexities of practicing dermatology.

AAD membership provides you with:

  • JAAD, a source for current, relevant peer-reviewed scientific and clinical research, including the AAD’s evidence-based clinical guidelines

  • Quality, practical, and innovative dermatologic education, including the Question of the Week, access to the Annual Meeting and Dialogues in Dermatology, and an online transcript to track all your CME

  • Analysis of important news and what it means for you in Dermatology World, DW Weekly, DW Insights & Inquiries, Dermatology Daily, and other publications

  • An advocate to ensure that the public and your colleagues in the house of medicine recognize the experience, expertise, and contributions of dermatologists

  • The American Academy of Dermatology Association, a voice for dermatologists and their patients at the state and federal policymaking levels

  • Resources to support your practice and your career, including the online Practice Management Center and access to dermatology-specific manuals and webinars

  • Free access to the AAD Member Buying Program, which provides discounts on medical supplies.

  • Exposure to millions of patients each year who use the AAD’s Find A Dermatologist tool

  • Connections to a diverse and collaborative network of colleagues and mentors

“I have a very high opinion of the American Academy of Dermatology. I feel that it is a very strong organization, and I’m proud to be a fellow of the AAD. I find that the networking opportunities provided by the AAD, the opportunity to attend the AAD conference, my subscription to the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology as well as the daily emails I receive about updates in my field are of extreme value to me. I really appreciate generally being in the know about my field because of the opportunities and services provided to me by the AAD.”

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