Impact Report — Winter 2022
With the support of members like you, we are stepping up to meet the challenges of the specialty together. Even COVID-19 has not stopped us from raising the bar on our efforts to keep the specialty strong and your patients healthy and informed. This is the first anniversary of our quarterly Impact Report and, once again, we are excited to share the many ways in which we have been your champions in the past year.
Advocating for you
We collaborate with the house of medicine to protect patients and your practice.
We continue to fight against non-physician scope of practice expansion efforts across the country.
Thanks to our advocacy efforts over the years, dozens of states have enacted step therapy reform laws.
The AADA focused on averting steep payment cuts, looking for long-term solutions to stabilize Medicare.
The Academy continues to meet with regulators to reduce burdens and propose long-term reform solutions.
The Legislative Conference makes a direct impact on important issues affecting you and your patients.
Educating our public
On our website and out in the world, we continue to position you as the experts, and the public is listening to you.
When questions arise about skin, hair, and nails, the public trusts our website and your expertise.
Our campaign to educate the public on dermatology was seen 7.5 million times in just four months.
Skin Cancer Awareness Month positions you as the experts in diagnosis and treatment of skin cancer.
We disseminated over 950,000 issues to dermatology offices across the country to educate the public.
Every day we educate nearly 300,000 individuals (and counting) on our social media platforms.
By the close of 2021, our Videos of the Month had received over 21 million lifetime views.
Your member benefits should not fly under the radar. Know what they are and how they can be used. Learn more about our clinical guidelines, publications, and coding resources.
Read a quick summary of what we’ve been doing to keep you ahead of the coding curve, from quick coders to E/M.
You can access more than 60 hours of convenient CME by being a member of the Academy.
No question goes unanswered when the mighty AAD Member Resource Center (MRC) team is on the job.
The Academy continues to advance patient care through clinical guidelines and award-winning publications.
The Academy is always looking for ways to enhance support for your practice. See highlights.