Aspire is a quarterly print publication that shares the stories about all of us in the dermatology community: individual dermatologists volunteering skin care to needy patients or supporting a cause or organization near to their hearts; corporations and their employees dedicating themselves professionally and personally to advancing skin health; and the Academy, with its wealth of programs and services. The publication recognizes those who support our mission through donations and volunteerism.

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Current issue: Summer 2015

Amgen Profile - providing diverse and essential support for the Academy

AAD and Me: Latino Outreach Program

Eugene J. Van Scott Award for Innovative Therapy of the Skin and Phillip Frost Leadership Lecture

New Shade for National Zoo - Shade Structure

2015 Industry Summit recap & photos

Supporters of the Academy and its mission


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"The world is changing and dermatology is changing. We need to make sure that dermatology never loses sight of dealing with serious issues, illnesses and problems of the people in the world. I can see dermatology’s huge potential to make that difference in the world, and it’s so important to support the Academy and its efforts."

– Eugene J. Van Scott, MD, FAAD