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THE VALUE OF DERMATOLOGY

Health care innovators

Dermatologists across the country are responding to the COVID-19 pandemic by collaborating with their colleagues, finding innovative ways to treat patients, and demonstrating their expertise on skin conditions.

Integral partners in health care

The American Academy of Dermatology’s SkinSerious campaign highlights how dermatologists treat serious diseases, collaborate with other specialists, and transform patients' lives.


PATIENT & PHYSICIAN STORIES

Esther Freeman, MD, PhD, DTM&H, FAAD
Creating an international dermatology COVID-19 registry

As new symptoms of COVID-19 came to light, dermatologists identified the need for and launched a collaborative registry to track the dermatological manifestations of the infectious disease.

Kimberly Meyer-Gamet and her family
The physical and emotional demands of a lifelong condition

A dermatologist teams up with specialists to manage Kimberly’s painful Hidradenitis Suppurativa.

Linda Stein Gold, MD, FAAD
Supporting emergency care during COVID-19

A dermatologist in Detroit supports emergency department care during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Haya Raef, Tufts University Medical Student
Helping people experiencing homelessness during COVID-19

Medical student Haya Raef and dermatologist Jennifer Tan, MD, FAAD, teamed up to create kits with skin care treatments and hygiene items for people experiencing homelessness during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Iltefat H. Hamzavi, MD, FAAD
Applying phototherapy expertise to the COVID-19 crisis

Inspired to support the COVID-19 response, a dermatologist discovered a new way to sanitize masks, keeping frontline providers safe.

SkinSerious patient story, Jennifer Bowers
Caring for an autoimmune patient during a pandemic

Telemedicine allows a dermatologist to provide care during the coronavirus pandemic to a melanoma survivor with a rare autoimmune condition.

Patient & physician stories

Learn how board-certified dermatologists have helped patients with serious skin disease and collaborated with other doctors to enhance patient care.

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STATS & FACTS

Stats & facts

Learn more about serious skin disease with these infographics.

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BURDEN OF SKIN DISEASE

Burden of skin disease

New data from the American Academy of Dermatology demonstrates that skin disease is prevalent in the United States, is expected to increase as the population ages, and is a significant burden to patients and our health care system.

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