2017 Summer Meeting Wrap Up

Advances in lasers, PRP, gene editing drive AAD Summer Meeting

Hitting on hot topics ranging from the effectiveness of platelet-rich plasma to breakthroughs in gene editing to battling physician burnout, the 2017 AAD Summer Meeting delivered a robust education ... > MORE

Experienced dermatologists share favorite pearls

Everyone likes a good tip about how to be more efficient or make a task easier. Several experienced dermatologists offered a variety of tips July 27 during “Pearls From Members” (F005). Each speaker ... > MORE

Physician burnout: Trying to reverse the trend

Overall physician burnout increased from 45 percent in 2011 to 54 percent in 2014, according to studies. Dermatologists lagged in 2011, with 32 percent experiencing burnout, but they passed the pack ... > MORE

Hair loss and inflammation: Seeking the connection

New therapies are fueling new studies to determine the role of inflammation in androgenetic alopecia. Those studies combine established interventions with newer approaches, such as the use of ... > MORE

Pigmented lesions: Diagnosis, treatment standards needed

As the number of melanoma cases increases, the diagnosis and treatment of pigmented lesions has become a sore point in dermatology, with many questions about the best approaches. Established and ... > MORE

Tips for improving the patient experience

Whether you are a senior or a junior dermatologic surgeon, you face new challenges. A July 27 symposium touched a variety of topics, including improving the patient experience, dealing with pregnant ... > MORE

Non-melanoma skin cancers are increasing

Although melanomas draw a lot of attention, non-melanoma skin cancers are also on the increase. Advances in the treatment of actinic keratosis, basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, and ... > MORE

Are you ready to lead? Nominations sought for 2018 AAD election

The American Academy of Dermatology's Nominating Committee is accepting nominees for the 2018 Academy election for officers, directors of the Board of Directors, and Nominating Committee member ... > MORE