2015 Annual Meeting Preview

Baseball legend Johnny Bench to appear at Plenary Session

The Academy is excited to have baseball legend Johnny Bench as part of the roster for the Plenary Session on Sunday, March 22. Elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in January 1989, Bench was named ... > MORE

Why pay more? Discounted registration ends February 11

Don't miss out on the Academy's discounted advance registration rates for the Annual Meeting, which will apply until Wednesday, February 11, at 12 p.m. (CT). After this date and time, standard ... > MORE

Don’t miss symposium on advances in transplant dermatology

On Saturday, March 21, the Academy will present a new session, “Role of Dermatologist in Management of Skin Disease in Solid Organ Transplant Recipients” (S016). This session will provide ... > MORE

Symposium on chronic pruritus: Bedside to Bench Perspectives

Chronic pruritus has considerable impact on patient quality of life and is a significant challenge for the practicing clinician. A March 21 Annual Meeting symposium, “Chronic Pruritus: Bedside to ... > MORE

More late-breaking abstracts, sessions added to Annual Meeting

Based on its popularity — and the increasing emergence of new scientific information — the AAD has broadened its offering of Late-Breaking Research sessions. And with more sessions comes more ... > MORE

AMA president-elect to speak at AAD Plenary Session

Steven J. Stack, MD, president-elect of the American Medical Association, will be one of the guest speakers at the AAD Annual Meeting Plenary Session, Sunday, March 21. When he becomes AMA president ... > MORE

Exciting Plenary, new scientific sessions, and more in San Francisco

By Joan Guitart, MD Chair, AAD Scientific Assembly Committee At the AAD's 73rd Annual Meeting, you will see the return of the sessions you have found useful in the past, as well as several ... > MORE

New hands-on simulation workshops offered

The Academy is offering several new hands-on workshops in three areas: nail surgery, suture techniques, and dermal filler injections. Expert faculty will demonstrate a variety of procedures in each of ... > MORE

Get out your smartphone and send us a film!

We are kicking off our inaugural Annual Meeting video contest (a/k/a “the Academy's Awards for Best Short Film”). Send us a short video — no more than a minute long — about why you're attending the ... > MORE

New RAPID session will improve and document care

AAD is offering a new session, “RAPID: A QI Program Targeting Risk Factor Reduction in Psoriasis” (W014), from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, March 21. The RAPID (Risk Assessment Program to Improve and ... > MORE