2017 Summer Meeting Preview

June 22

  • Groundbreaking advances headline Hot TopicsAttendees who stay until the final day of the 2017 AAD Summer Meeting will be rewarded with practice-changing presentations at “Hot Topics in Medical Dermatology” (S016). Eight presentations will address topics that include bacterial infections, eczematous dermatoses, viral diseases, malignant melanoma, dangerous dermatoses, psoriasis, and pigmentary disorders. > MORE
  • European, American dermatologists combine to share advancesAn annual highlight of the Summer Meeting is a unique collaboration between European and American dermatologists to share the similarities and differences of their research and treatments for a variety of conditions. The “EADV/AAD Joint Symposium” (S002) on July 27 will explore hemangiomas and vascular malformations, skin issues in cancer patients, systemic sclerosis, atopic dermatitis, and alopecia areata. > MORE
  • Assessment key for improving psoriasis, psoriatic arthritis outcomesNew treatments for psoriasis have improved outcomes, but the measurement of outcomes for psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis lags. A Summer Meeting workshop will change that by teaching assessment skills using printed assessment materials, an app, and a patient-model for a demonstration. > MORE
  • Pick up treatment pearls during rounds-style sessionOne of the most effective teaching methods from medical school and residency will be used during the Summer Meeting. During “Dermatology Grand Rounds: Case-Based Dilemmas” (S010), faculty members will present cases and encourage discussion from the audience using an audience response system. > MORE
  • Follow @AADmember on Facebook and TwitterWith more than 8,000 followers on Twitter and nearly 3,800 on Facebook, @AADmember has been rapidly growing since the Academy revamped its social media accounts in late 2016. Every day, more members are opting to follow the AAD Member Facebook and Twitter pages for the latest information on Academy-related news and content, as well as real-time updates during events such as the Annual Meeting and Summer Meeting. > MORE
  • INC Programs return to Summer MeetingIndustry Non-CME (INC) Programs at the AAD Summer Meeting provide companies the opportunity to highlight new products and present new research. INC Programs are independent and not part of the official AAD Summer 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

May 25

  • 2017 AAD Summer Meeting: Something for everyone!The Scientific Assembly Committee is proud to present a generous program of the highest quality presenters over an expansive collection of topics. > MORE
  • Welcome to the 2017 AAD Summer MeetingI am pleased that my first meeting representing the Academy as your president is taking place in a city that I lived, trained, and worked in for over 20 years. > MORE
  • Register now for discounted rates at Summer MeetingIt’s that time again to register for the 2017 AAD Summer Meeting, taking place July 27-30, in New York. Discounted rates will be available for all attendee categories until noon (CT) June 21; after this time, standard rates will apply until noon (CT) July 19. > MORE
  • Hands-on sessions return to Summer MeetingHands-on sessions are back! These popular, interactive workshops allow attendees to engage in individual or small group activities that focus on key facets of dermatologic care. > MORE
  • Getting social at the Summer MeetingOne of the best reasons for attending the AAD Meetings is being able to socialize with colleagues and leaders from across the specialty — and across the globe. Despite all congregating in the same building, one of the most efficient ways to connect with such a large audience is to engage in conversations with attendees on social media. > MORE