2018 Annual Post-Meeting Edition

  • 2018 AAD Annual Meeting Poster Award winners namedThe AAD Poster Exhibits Task Force announced the recipients of the 2018 Annual Meeting Poster Awards. > MORE
  • Research symposium recognizes exciting advancements in dermatologyRecipients of this year’s Everett C. Fox Memorial Award presented the most outstanding papers in basic science and clinical research Feb. 17, during the "Resident and Fellows Research Symposium" (S024). The top papers were chosen by faculty judges led by Robert Dellavalle, MD, PhD.  > MORE
  • AAD rocks San Diego with new science, uptick in attendanceDermatologists from around the world convened for the 76th Annual Meeting and blanketed the San Diego Convention Center as well as downtown itself. Attendees lined up for cutting-edge science, prestigious researchers and speakers, and hot topics and pearls, often in standing-room-only sessions or overflow locations. > MORE
  • Change is comingWaves of change are sweeping health care, but dermatologists don’t have to suffer the consequences. Simply knowing what is on the way can help prepare for the shift. This was the goal of the forum “The Future of Dermatology: What Changes are Coming and How Can We Prepare?” (F096). > MORE
  • Hottest topics in dermatology revealedThere is no question about the hottest topics in dermatology this year. Attendees submitted their top choices for hot topics when they registered for the Annual Meeting, and AAD featured the top seven during a standing-room only “Hot Topics” (S048) symposium on Monday. > MORE
  • Combat burnout by taking stock of what’s importantOne of the hottest topics in dermatology today may not be what is on your skin, but rather what is getting under your skin. This may be causing a common physician ailment known as burnout. > MORE
  • Clues to missed diagnosesThe brain and eyes are a dermatologist’s best diagnostic tools. But what happens when it’s your first exposure to a condition? Solving the mystery was part of the session, "You May Not Have Seen It, but It Has Seen You: Commonly Missed Diagnoses in Dermatology” (U058). > MORE
  • Beware: side effects ahead!Recognizing the cause of dermatologic adverse events and understanding how to develop effective treatment plans can be very difficult. Jeffrey Callen, MD, and colleagues presented detailed cases in which medicinal side effects led to new skin conditions in Monday’s session “Side Effects May Include: Illustrative Cases of Dermatologic Adverse Events” (F139). > MORE