2013 Annual Meeting Dailies

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  • The AAD Annual Meeting returns to Miami, where it set an attendance record in 2010. Celebrating 75 years and 71 meetings — AAD brings quality education to MiamiThe American Academy of Dermatology marks its diamond anniversary this year and presents an Annual Meeting that represents the strengths it has built in serving the dermatology specialty for 75 years. > MORE
  • Kenneth Tomecki, MD Session to explore hot topics chosen by attendeesJust about everything meeting attendees deem important will be on the agenda today at one of the Annual Meeting's most popular sessions, "Hot Topics." > MORE
  • Dirk Elston, MD Dr. Elston sets priorities for his term as presidentThe advent of the Affordable Care Act has created much uncertainty for health care professionals. There will be significant changes in health care in the United States, and as he prepares to become AAD president, Dirk Elston, MD, wants members to know the Academy is busy preparing for the future. > MORE
  • Michael E. Bigby, MD Delightful diversity a highlight of Sunday PlenaryIts topics are diverse, but the Sunday Plenary promises to hold the interest of all dermatologists because that diversity touches so many aspects of the specialty. Four named lectures and a guest lecture will examine making better use of evidence-based medicine, simplifying the approach to melanoma and reducing it as a cause of death, improving the treatment of epidermolysis bullosa, and the potentially useful role of fungi in modern medicine. > MORE
  • Don’t miss Late-Breaking Research symposium Saturday morningHear about the latest research work of Academy members during Saturday's Late-Breaking Research (S018) symposium, which will be presented from 9 a.m. to noon in Flamingo 1/2. The session, directed by Richard L. Gallo, MD, PhD, will feature 15 12-minute presentations that summarize scientific findings relevant to dermatology. > MORE
  • Forum to look at future of dermatologyThe effects of health system reform and other factors on the future of the specialty will be examined in "The Future of Dermatology: What Changes Are Coming and How Can We Prepare?" (F026) from 1 to 3 p.m. today in Room A208/209. > MORE
  • Jeopardy Think you’re smarter than a resident? Resident Jeopardy returns!Will Georgia Health Sciences retain its 2012 Resident Jeopardy crown? Find out as several schools battle it out in another exciting round of Resident Jeopardy (S2004), from 9 a.m. to noon today in Room 204/205. > MORE
  • PIPs sessions offer non-CME educationExpand your knowledge through the non-CME PIPs — Promotional Information Program — being held in conjunction with the Annual Meeting. These informational programs do not qualify for CME credit, and all content is under the control of the sponsoring company. PIPs are independent and not part of the official AAD Annual Meeting as planned by its Scientific Assembly Committee. > MORE
  • Resource Center, AAD Bistro among many meeting featuresResource Center offers a variety of AAD products, services The Academy Resource Center, Booths 1061, 1271, contains information on Academy membership, products, and services. Staff members are available during exhibit hours to answer questions. > MORE
  • Jessica Mercer, MD Dining out? Our roving dermatologist gives her best picks for MiamiMiami has a wide range of dining experiences, from the quick and familiar to traditional fare found in other countries. We asked Miami dermatologist Jessica Mercer, MD, to offer some of her own personal picks and reasons for going. Whatever your choice, these restaurants are sure to add something special to your time in Miami. > MORE