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; the Academy, with its wealth of programs and services; and recognize those who support our mission through donations and volunteerism.

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Current issue


Spring 2015
In this issue:

  • Learn how industry supports resident education
  • Find out how a physician brought dermatology to the mountains of the Philippines
  • Year in Review – see how AAD reached thousands in 2014
  • Learn the skin cancer screening do’s and don’ts
  • See who has supported the Academy and its mission


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"There’s a tendency for these children’s lives to become about their conditions. At camp, they’re just kids; they’re not their condition."

– Jennifer Feltner,
 Camp Discovery parent