2018 Summer Meeting Preview

June 18, 2018

  • Hot Topics promises “every new breakthrough”If you want to keep abreast of the latest developments in medications, therapies, and important issues in the specialty, “Hot Topics in Medical Dermatology” (S001) is a must. This popular session is designed to provide everything you need to know about what’s hot in dermatology right now, from the latest breakthroughs to the newest drugs. > MORE
  • How do you navigate your way to a bonus in MIPS?Most dermatologists who participate in Medicare are subject to the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS), which provides bonuses and penalties for “quality” performance. Many physicians merely aim to avoid penalties in the system, but dermatologists should realize that they can easily perform and report measures they are already doing or can very readily implement. > MORE
  • Biologics: The game changer of psoriasis treatmentResearchers continue to seek new, more effective treatments for psoriasis to help the more than 7.5 million Americans suffering from it. The session “” (S016) will review existing treatments and update you on emerging therapies for psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis. > MORE
  • EADV/AAD symposium will highlight the “cultural dimension of medicine and dermatology”The European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology (EADV) and the AAD are joining forces to provide an expanded perspective on global topics of interest to dermatologists. The “EADV/AAD Joint Symposium” (S005) will feature speakers from both sides of the Atlantic Ocean who will discuss a diverse group of topics and the impact they will have on caring for patients. > MORE
  • Practice your skills at “The Patient Encounter”Hands-on workshops are always popular, and few are as successful as the long-running series The Patient Encounter. > MORE
  • Socializing at the Summer MeetingOne of the best parts about the AAD Summer Meeting is meeting up with colleagues, making new friends, and networking with other attendees. With so many great sessions and events to attend, it can be difficult to get face time with everyone you want to see, which is why social media is such a pivotal component of the meeting experience. > MORE
  • Informative Industry Non-CME (INC) Programs scheduledHeld July 26-28, Industry Non-CME (INC) Programs at the 2018 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 > MORE
  • AAD Meetings: Vital to resident educationYou know how important the AAD Annual Meeting has been for you — both personally and professionally — so it’s no question how helpful it can be for residents just starting their careers. > MORE

May 25, 2018