2017 Annual Meeting Preview

February 9, 2017

  • ‘Hot Topics’ to range from cutting-edge research to updates on issuesAnnual Meeting attendees have voted for what they want covered during “Hot Topics” (S024), and the results are in. Speakers will discuss the latest information about seven subjects, ranging from newer choices, such as the science behind cosmeceuticals, to ongoing issues, such as the recent elections and how they may affect health system reform. > MORE
  • Panelists to discuss real-life challenges in clinical practiceA Sunday, March 5, symposium, “Managing Tough Real Life Dermatology Cases,” will feature a panel of experts presenting real-life challenges in patient management and discussing how they would approach each situation. > MORE
  • Variety of speakers to offer tips to hit quality improvement targetsReimbursement has changed from a fee-for-service model to a system based on quality reporting, creating questions for many dermatology practices. Answers to many of those questions as well as implementation tips will be presented during a symposium on Saturday, March 4. > MORE
  • Get social with the AAD on Facebook and Twitter!The Academy recently merged its Twitter accounts into one and renamed it to the new @AADmember. If you were already following the Meeting News Twitter feed before, you will continue to see updates about the Meeting under the new @AADmember name. If you weren’t already following the Meeting News Twitter, start following @AADmember today! > MORE
  • Coming soon: The new AAD Meeting Mobile AppA redesigned AAD Meeting Mobile App will soon be available, and it will feature optimum functionality and easier navigation at the 2017 AAD Annual Meeting. Please note that the old AAD Meetings Mobile App (with the blue AAD logo) is now officially inactive. When the new app — featuring a white AAD logo — is available, you will need to download it in the iPhone App store or Google Play. > MORE
  • Industry Non-CME (INC) Programs return to Annual MeetingIndustry Non-CME (INC) Programs at the 2017 AAD Annual Meeting will provide companies the opportunity to highlight new products and present new research. INC Programs are independent and not part of the official AAD Annual Meeting as planned by its Scientific Assembly Committee. These programs do not qualify for CME credit and all content is under the control of the sponsoring company. > MORE
  • Meet the AAD Board of Directors during Annual MeetingCome and meet the AAD Board of Directors between educational sessions on Friday and Saturday, during the Annual Meeting. This is a great opportunity to interact with members of the AAD Board, ask questions, and network with Academy members and leadership. > MORE

January 11, 2017

December 1, 2016

  • Annual Meeting in Orlando: “Members deserve the best”Welcome to Orlando, the land of Magic — the Magic Kingdom, the NBA Magic, and the 'magical' dermatology world of the 2017 AAD Annual Meeting. The locale will be lush and friendly and the meeting site — the Orange County Convention Center — will be grand. > MORE
  • More than 375 sessions = “truly great content”I’m pleased to be the Scientific Assembly Committee (SAC) chair during such an exciting time in dermatology. There are many medical meetings that offer good educational material, but as I review this program with over 375 available sessions chosen by the Scientific Assembly Committee, I have to say this is truly great content. > MORE
  • More than a Meeting: It’s an experience!There are many exciting things that are being introduced — and returning — to the 2017 AAD Annual Meeting in Orlando, Florida. Whether you’re looking for hands-on experience, simulated patient encounters, or trending topics, the Annual Meeting has you covered with the best scientific sessions that dermatology has to offer. > MORE
  • Come a day early for an International Day of DermatologyJoin the AAD on Thursday, March 2, 2017, to kick off the Annual Meeting a day early with an International Day of Dermatology. This initiative presents an opportunity for societies to invite speakers to develop and conduct an educational program that will highlight the work of their members to dermatologists from around the world. > MORE
  • Complete your Annual Meeting registration and housing todayIt’s that time of the year again to register for the 2017 AAD Annual Meeting, taking place March 3-7, 2017, in Orlando, Florida. > MORE
  • Get Annual Meeting updates on Twitter @AADmemberWe know attendees love to follow and tag the AAD on Twitter during both the Annual and Summer Meetings, so as part of an Academy social media revamp project, we have decided to merge and rename the @AADMtgs account to the all-new @AADmember Twitter feed! > MORE
  • Did you notice our new look?You may have noticed an updated look for AAD Meeting News for 2017. AAD Meeting News is now part of our Dermatology World family of publications — along with several other AAD news and information publications — to help increase their value and tie them to one, highly-recognized brand. > MORE