Why give


Healthy skin, hair, and nails are vital to a healthy life. You know this – that’s why you’re passionate about providing high-quality patient care. And we know this – that’s why the American Academy of Dermatology’s educational programs use cutting-edge technology and research to help you advance patient care.

It’s why our community programs provide solutions to the most pressing dermatological needs in our society, and it’s why you’ll hear our voice – over all the others – speaking up for our specialty.

There’s never been a greater opportunity to help people lead healthier lives and improve the future of health care in this country. It’s through your generous donations that we’re able to equip and empower our family of 18,000 Academy members to help people live high-quality lives.

Will you help make a difference today by donating to the Academy?

Learn about the impact of our programs in 2016.