2015 Summer Academy Meeting Wrap-up

Panelists present bleak outlook for future of drug prices

The worst kept secret in dermatology is that drug prices have skyrocketed, affecting treatment because patients cannot afford treatments that have minimal or no insurance reimbursement. Four ... > MORE

Fashion photographer exposes, redefines concepts of beauty

Rick Guidotti, a renowned fashion photographer and advocate for people living with difference, was the guest speaker at the Plenary session during this year's Summer Academy Meeting. Guidotti focused ... > MORE

Role of stress in skin disease examined

Can stress cause or intensify the onset of skin disease? That's the question Richard D. Granstein, MD, focused on during the August 20 session “Is Stress Causing My Skin Disease?” (B008). Dr. ... > MORE

Diagnostic surprises are unusual, often not recognized

Medical practice is filled with diagnoses that are relatively common and almost never recognized. Dermatology is no different. “One of the things I enjoy about being both a dermatologist and a ... > MORE

Dermatology approaches differ around the world

The practice of dermatology is not standardized. Practices and education that are common in Europe or Latin America may be relatively unknown in the United States, and vice versa. “Dermatologists ... > MORE

Studying dermatology extends beyond dermatology journals

Dermatology is served well by an extensive range of basic science and clinical journals. But not all studies that are relevant to dermatologists are published in dermatology journals. The wider world ... > MORE

First-ever interactive simulation workshops prove popular

The Academy's first-ever clinical simulation workshops were a sell-out success in New York. Three hands-on sessions provided one-on-one simulation and feedback in “Medication Management,” “Breaking ... > MORE