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
An interdisciplinary team makes surgery safe for a patient with photosensitivity.
A board-certified dermatologist applies her own life experiences to address health disparities during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond.
After six-year-old Bridger Walker suffered severe bites while protecting his younger sister from a dog attack, dermatologists stepped in to provide innovative, life-changing scar treatment.
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.
A dermatologist teams up with specialists to manage Kimberly’s painful Hidradenitis Suppurativa.
A dermatologist in Detroit supports emergency department care during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Patient & physician stories
Learn how board-certified dermatologists have helped patients with serious skin disease and collaborated with other doctors to enhance patient care.Browse all stories
STATS & FACTS
Stats & facts
Learn more about serious skin disease with these infographics.View infographics
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.Learn more
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