February 19

Breaking the cycle of AD

Alan D. Irvine, MD, DSC, was awarded the Marion B. Sulzberger, MD, Memorial Award and Lectureship for his work in atopic dermatitis (AD). Dr. Irvine, who practices in Dublin, Ireland, is known for his ... > MORE

Bestseller brings burnout tips to AAD

Abraham Verghese, MD, combined history and modern day in his assessment of today’s health care environment. Dr. Verghese was the guest speaker at Sunday’s Plenary session (P151), presenting “The ... > MORE

Genome editing ready to open doors to new treatments

"We knew this technology was coming." Jennifer A. Doudna, PhD, professor of chemistry, molecular, and cell biology at the University of California, Berkeley, expounded on dramatic changes in ... > MORE

Dr. Olbricht’s simple rule of thumb

Suzanne Olbricht, MD, laid out her presidential agenda during the Plenary session (P151) on Sunday. Building on initiatives launched by outgoing president Henry W. Lim, MD, Dr. Olbricht has one simple ... > MORE

Dr. Lim cites progress in farewell address

When Henry W. Lim, MD, took office in 2017, he pledged to position the specialty to meet the challenges of a rapidly changing health care environment and continue the Academy’s mission as the unified ... > MORE

Skin vital signs essential

Health care providers collect temperature, respiration rate, pulse, blood pressure, and other vital signs at every patient visit. Dermatologists should also be collecting their own set of vital signs ... > MORE

The twisting journey from cA2 to infliximab

The path of scientific discovery from the first glimmerings of an idea to approved treatment is long, twisted, and filled with false starts. Just ask Jan T. Vilcek, MD, PhD, whose lab developed ... > MORE

Water Cooler – Monday, Feb. 19

What is one thing you learned at the meeting that you’ll take home and apply to your work? “Understanding genetic testing in treatment staging of melanoma. I learned more about its limitations and ... > MORE

Download the new AAD Meeting Mobile App

The AAD Meeting Mobile App is where you can find the most up-to-date information! The app is updated in real time, reflecting program changes as they happen. Functionality and features ... > MORE

#AAD18photo Instagram challenge!

Are you on Instagram? If so, be sure to participate in the 2018 American Academy of Dermatology ("AAD") Annual Meeting Instagram Photo Challenge! Between today and Monday, we will be hosting daily ... > MORE