2016 Summer Meeting Wrap-Up

Tumor staging update improves cSCC treatment

Cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma (cSCC) is the second-most common cancer in the United States, but its treatment has lagged behind that of other cancers because of the lack of solid data about the ... > MORE

Psoriasis patients turning to alternative treatments

Biologics have revolutionized the treatment of patients with psoriasis, but more than half of them still use complementary treatments, including topical and oral herbal medicines, lasers, and diet and ... > MORE

Tools help with diagnosis and assessment of psoriasis, psoriatic arthritis

Treatments for psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis have improved greatly. However, it is important that the assessment of disease severity also improves because it helps patient management and quality ... > MORE

Nerve distractions reduce pain associated with procedures

Mary Poppins sang that a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down, and it turns out to be a hypothesis backed by both good music and good science. Studies show that a bit of sucrose — as well as ... > MORE

Dermatologist navigates six-month medical mission trip

When Lt. Cmdr. Jane Scribner, MD, went aboard the U.S. Navy Ship Comfort in April 2015, it was the start of her six-month journey to provide dermatologic medical and surgical care to individuals ... > MORE

Improve financial footing with these six tips

Beyond the important work of caring for patients, dermatologists must also make the running of their business a priority. When physicians fall short in managing their finances, employees, and ... > MORE

Meditation, other tools help deal with stresses of practice

The world that physicians knew back in medical school has changed greatly with the implementation of health system reform, the development of new practice models, and evolving reimbursement ... > MORE

Are you ready to lead? Nominations sought for 2017 AAD election

The American Academy of Dermatology's Nominating Committee is accepting nominees for the 2017 Academy election for officers, directors of the Board of Directors, and Nominating Committee member ... > MORE