Instagram spotlight!

Anthony Rossi, MD

The Academy is excited to host its first AAD Member Spotlight on Instagram with board-certified dermatologist, Anthony Rossi, MD! Dr. Rossi is currently an assistant attending at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and Weill Cornell Medical College, and specializes in skin cancer surgery, cosmetic dermatology, and laser medicine. Be sure to look out for his posts and stories on the @AADmember Instagram account to get his first-hand perspective of the 2018 AAD Summer Meeting!

Instagram Challenge

Join in the fun! Tag your Instagram photos with #AAD2018Challenge.

Our Instagram Challenge is also back for the 2018 AAD Summer Meeting! Between Thursday, July 26, and Saturday, July 28, the Academy will be hosting a photo challenge on the @AADmember Instagram account where attendees can share pictures of themselves with friends or colleagues to show the value of networking at the Summer Meeting. Participants must follow @AADmember and include the hashtag #AAD2018Challenge in the caption of their photos to be entered in the contest.

At the end of each day, the Academy will randomly select a photo from that day’s entries to declare a winner, who will receive a $100 Amazon e-gift card. The winning photo will also be featured on the @AADmember Instagram account the following day, as well as in Dermatology World Meeting News articles.

Be sure to follow AAD Member on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter for additional updates and photos from the Summer Meeting!

Official Rules & Regulations:

How to enter the #AAD2018Challenge (the “Contest”):

  • Follow @AADmember on Instagram.
  • Post a photo or video with friends or colleagues at the 2018 AAD Summer Meeting on Instagram between 12 a.m. (CST) and 11:59 p.m. (CST) each day (Thursday, July 26, 2018, through Saturday, July 28, 2018).
  • Include the hashtag #AAD2018Challenge in each photo or video caption.

Each submission will count as one (1) entry, with a limit of five (5) entries per day per entrant.

Participants may not submit photos taken inside any of the AAD Summer Meeting sessions or workshops, as photography is not permitted in those areas. Entries may not contain profanity, nudity, pornographic images, violent images, anti-competition messages, illegal material, material that violates the rights of third parties, or any other materials that is in violation of any federal, state, or local laws.

Entering the promotion constitutes permission for AAD to use your photo and caption in any manner it deems necessary or appropriate on its website, social media, print publications, or any other media without compensation and in perpetuity. By submitting any photos or videos containing the names or images of any third parties, you also represent and warrant that you have the consent of all such third parties to use their names and/or images, and you further agree to indemnify, defend, and hold AAD harmless from any third party claims or damages arising out of any breach of the foregoing warranty.

Eligibility: No purchase necessary to participate or win. Open to registered attendees of the 2018 AAD Summer Meeting who are age 18 or older at the time of entry. Exhibitors may submit entries as long as they are not promoting their company, booth, or a product or brand. AAD employees and their immediate family as well as AAD officers and board members are not eligible for entry.

Prize: Each day of the Contest, one (1) randomly selected winner will receive one (1) $100 Amazon gift card. Prizes are non-transferable. The odds of winning a prize depend upon the number of individuals who participate in the contest. Prize winners are responsible for any applicable federal, state and local taxes on their prize.

Winner Selection: Each winning entrant will be selected by random drawing by 5 p.m. (PST) the following day. Potential winning entrants will be contacted through a private message on Instagram (Instagram Direct). If a potential winning entrant does not respond to correspondence within 48 hours, the potential winning entrant will be disqualified and a new winning entrant will be selected by random drawing.

Restrictions; Release of Liability; Additional Terms: This Contest is void where prohibited or restricted by law, and is subject to all federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Participation in the Contest constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these Official Rules & Regulations. This Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed, or administered by, or associated with Instagram or By participating, attendees confirm that they release Instagram of responsibility and agree to Instagram’s and Amazon’s Terms of Use.

Neither AAD nor anyone involved in administering or providing prizes for the Contest will have liability for (A) technical malfunctions, including those arising from electronic, hardware, software, network, Internet or computer malfunctions, (B) any damages or losses of any kind caused by any acceptance, possession or use of the prize, or (C) inaccessibility or unavailability of AAD’s exhibitor floor in whole or in part for any reason.

By participating in the Contest, the winners agree that under no circumstances will AAD, its affiliates, and their officers, directors, employees, agents, or licensees (“Released Parties”) be liable for any form of damages arising out of their participation in the Contest, including but not limited to any injuries that winners or others may suffer while at the meeting venue, and each winner and his/her family and heirs further waive any rights to bring any claim against the Released Parties in any forum related to their participation in the Contest.

If for any reason this Contest is not capable of being conducted as planned due to infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, acts of God, government regulations, or any other causes which, in the sole opinion of AAD, corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Contest, AAD reserves the right to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Contest. This Contest is also void where prohibited by law, including in jurisdictions requiring registration, filing, trust account, or posting of a bond, or any other requirements or disclosures that are not expressly satisfied by these contest Rules and Regulations.


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