2016 Annual Post-Meeting Edition

  • D.C. hosts biggest dermatology event of the yearThis year's 74th Annual Meeting brought dermatologists from across the U.S. — and the world — to Washington, D.C. to experience the biggest dermatology event of the year, packed with fascinating scientific sessions, networking events, and other events. > MORE
  • The patient with autism: Dermatologists need to be preparedOne in 68 children is diagnosed with autism, and many of those children will either have skin conditions or behaviors that cause them to rub or pick at their skin. In short, dermatologists need to be prepared to treat children with autism and work with families faced with special needs. > MORE
  • Trichoscopy a key in diagnosing white piedra in hairWhite piedra is a superficial mycosis that affects the hair shaft, but it can be efficiently diagnosed using trichoscopy, which is dermoscopic imaging of the scalp and hair. > MORE
  • Dermatologist emboldens salon hair stylists to recognize hair lossShortly after graduating from high school, Yolanda M. Lenzy, MD, MPH, became a licensed cosmetologist. This background has given her a unique perspective in her lifelong effort to help African-American patients who have risk factors for hair loss. > MORE
  • Clinical clues separate cutaneous lupus, dermatomyositisTreatment approaches to dermatologic conditions are not without controversy, but AAD Annual Meeting attendees gained insights about how to overcome a few from Benjamin F. Chong, MD, MSc, during “Controversies in Management and Treatment of Cutaneous Lupus and Dermatomyositis Patients” (U067) on March 6. > MORE
  • Many features affect diagnosis, treatment of lupusCutaneous lupus erythematosus (CLE) can present as inflammatory skin disorders in several ways, and Christina Lam, MD, provided an overview and treatment approaches for common CLE manifestations March 5 during “Medical Dermatology Potpourri: Challenges Faced and Lessons Learned” (U042). > MORE
  • Fox Award: The future of dermatology recognizedFaculty judges selected the individuals who presented the most outstanding papers in clinical and laboratory research March 6 during the Resident and Fellows symposium. > MORE
  • Walter Reed wins Resident Jeopardy championship for 2016!It's official — the Skin in the Game team from Walter Reed National Military Medical Center is the new champion of "Resident Jeopardy!" The popular competition took place March 7, with eight teams. > MORE
  • #AAD16Photo Contest: And the winners are …We would like to thank everyone who participated in the 74th Annual Meeting photo contest — it was a huge success! As a way to differentiate this contest from the other photo contests at past Annual Meetings, we included several categories in which participants could submit their top photos to, including Best Group Photo, Mentor Appreciation, and Best Photo Bomb. > MORE