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AAD continues to stand in support of the people of Ukraine


Statement from AAD President Mark Kaufmann, MD, FAAD

ROSEMONT, Ill. (April 15, 2022) - As the war in Ukraine approaches the two-month mark, the American Academy of Dermatology expresses its continued solidarity with our Ukrainian members and their patients. We applaud the efforts of dermatologists and our sister organizations, the European Academy of Dermatology and Venerology and the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, to provide humanitarian support for the victims of the war. Members who are interested in contributing can find information on the EADV website and the ASDS website. To express our support for the people of Ukraine, members of the AAD’s Board of Directors have personally contributed to the humanitarian organizations identified by the EADV.

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Headquartered in Rosemont, Ill., the American Academy of Dermatology, founded in 1938, is the largest, most influential, and most representative of all dermatologic associations. With a membership of more than 20,000 physicians worldwide, the AAD is committed to: advancing the diagnosis and medical, surgical and cosmetic treatment of the skin, hair and nails; advocating high standards in clinical practice, education, and research in dermatology; and supporting and enhancing patient care for a lifetime of healthier skin, hair and nails. For more information, contact the AAD at 1-888-462-DERM (3376) or aad.org. Follow the AAD on Facebook (American Academy of Dermatology), Twitter (@AADskin) or YouTube (AcademyofDermatology).