2017 American Academy of Dermatology Election

Help choose the future leaders in dermatology and participate in the AAD election. View results of the 2017 AAD election below.

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Election results

Election ballots were sent to 14,516 eligible voting members of the Academy. A total of 4,005 (27.59%) members returned ballots. The following are the tabulated candidate and proposed bylaws amendment results. Newly elected Officers and Directors will officially take office at the conclusion of the 2018 Annual Meeting in San Diego, CA on February 20, 2018.

George J. Hruza, MD, FAAD 
  Vice President-Elect
Jane M. Grant-Kels, MD, FAAD 

Results of 2017 Proposed Bylaws Amendment
The proposed bylaws amendment must be approved
by a two-thirds majority of the total votes cast.

Article VII, Officers: Section 4. Vacancies
The proposed amendment further clarifies the line of succession to the office of president.

Approve: 98.09%
Disapprove: 1.91%
Results: PASS

Board of Directors
Diane S. Berson, MD, FAAD
Seemal R. Desai, MD, FAAD
Scott M. Dinehart, MD, FAAD
Abby S. Van Voorhees, MD, FAAD
  Nominating Committee Member Representative
Dirk Elston, MD, FAAD