Affinity partner programs


Made possible through partnerships with some of the most prestigious and well-respected companies in their respective industries, the Academy is pleased to bring you this carefully crafted collection of programs and services that have been specially negotiated with our members in mind.

The Academy's affinity partners offer members practical, money-saving solutions for personal and professional stability. From discounts on medical, surgical, and front-office supplies to personal and financial protection, these affinity partner programs can be your solution for work and life.


Insurance options

The American Academy of Dermatology in conjunction with Aon Affinity Insurance Service Inc. has eight custom-designed insurance programs to help protect your future and the future of your family.

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    Office solutions

    Member Buying Program

    Paying too much for medical supplies? Try the new, more cost effective Academy member buying program. This program also offers members full-service practice resources to help improve clinical, financial, and operational practice performance.

    Staples Advantage

    The Academy has partnered with Staples® to bring you special discounts on office supplies, furniture, facilities, technology, and print — all through one, easy ordering system. Staples® offers a full suite of solutions for your practice!


    Need an online presence? Start with a customized high-performance website. Working with Officite can give your practice access to online marketing techniques that make your practice stand out above the rest.


    The Academy has partnered with VisualDx to bring members the latest Web-based, clinical decision support system that can enhance diagnostic accuracy, aid in decision-making, and improve patient safety.


    The Academy, in partnership with the Health Care Notification Network (HCNN), helps to improve patient safety and liability protection. Free for members, this service allows for electronic FDA mandated medication alerts to be sent immediately to your email inbox.

    Outcome Health

    As a partner with the Academy, Outcome Health helps share AAD’s content (e.g., patient stories and resources) via its waiting and exam room platforms so our message can reach millions of patients across all 50 states.

    Insurance and financial solutions

    Practice financing

    When you need financing for your medical practice, you want to work with someone who understands your industry. Bank of America Practice Solutions has helped physicians across the nation reach their goals through smart financial solutions and expert guidance.

    Patient financing

    Promotional financing with CareCredit makes it easier for patients to fit needed and desired dermatologic treatment into their financial situation.

    Chase checkout

    Whether your patients pay at the reception desk, on the phone, or over the Internet, we have the right solutions for your business. Now you can accept payments securely and conveniently no matter how your patients choose to pay.

    Student loan consolidation

    The AAD has partnered with trusted lending source, DRB Student Loan, to provide residents and young physicians with a way to consolidate and refinance loans to a much lower interest rate. Plus, through AAD’s program, members receive an additional rate discount!

    Insurance options

    The AAD, in conjunction with Aon’s Affinity Insurance Services, Inc., has eight custom designed insurance programs to help protect your future and the future of your family.

    Travel solutions

    Travel medical evacuation

    By joining MedjetAssist, if you are ever hospitalized more than 150 miles from home virtually anywhere in the world and require continued hospitalization, they will review your condition both with the attending physician and the Medjet physician, and arrange medical transfer to the hospital of your choice.

    Rental car discounts

    As a member of the Academy you can obtain discounts when renting a vehicle from Avis. When making car rental reservations reference the Academy's Avis Worldwide discount (AWD) number (A723900) to receive special discounts.

    Career and employment solutions


    The Academy, in conjunction with Health eCareers is able to offer unbeatable solutions for all your employment needs. is a professional online job board for dermatology job-seekers and employers with open positions.