2013 Summer Academy Dailies

Turning off computer can improve physician-patient interaction

The use of electronic medical records has helped improve the treatment of patients, but the use of computers to collect patient data also has made physician-patient interactions more cold and ... > MORE

Dermatologists need to look beyond the tattoo to see the message

Dermatologists share a long history with tattoos — from the early days when dermatologists were called syphologists, to modern times as increasing numbers of people around the world decorate their ... > MORE

Dermatologists looking to see how they fit into ACOs

The world of health care will see great changes in 2014 as many parts of the Affordable Care Act move from concept to reality. Of great interest to dermatologists will be the course of development for ... > MORE

Screening, treatment advances hold promise in fight against melanoma

Between the positive effects of screening and advances in treatment research, progress is being made in the battle against melanoma, but many questions remain in both areas, Allan C. Halpern, MD, ... > MORE

Genetic studies lead to alopecia areata breakthrough

Trolling nearly 1 million polymorphic SNP markers in an alopecia areata genome-wide association study (GWAS) revealed genes shared with three other autoimmune diseases — type 1 diabetes, rheumatoid ... > MORE

Biologic therapies promise advances in treating several dermatologic conditions

Great advances have been made recently in developing biologic treatments for basal cell carcinoma, actinic keratoses, melanoma, psoriasis, and urticaria, as well as systemic and topical treatments for ... > MORE

It’s Restaurant Week in NYC!

Please visit the NYC & Company Welcome Desk from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday or Friday for all the latest information on what to do and see while you are in New York City — including information on ... > MORE

SkinPAC Donor lounge opens Thursday in Lincoln Room

Need to get away from the hustle and bustle of Summer Meeting? Come to the SkinPAC Donor Lounge at the New York Hilton Midtown's Lincoln Room. The Lounge is open from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday to ... > MORE

Don’t forget to tweet about the meeting!

@AADMtgs is tweeting about Summer Academy Meeting 2013 — and we want you to join the conversation! Even if you're not an avid tweeter year round, having an account around meeting time is helpful ... > MORE

Industry Expert Session on psoriasis slated for Friday

A new Industry Expert Session will be featured during the Summer Academy Meeting 2013. Paul Yamauchi, MD, is presenting “Emerging Concepts in Psoriasis: Immunopathology and Burden of Disease,” ... > MORE