2019 Annual Post-Meeting Edition

March 7, 2019

  • AAD Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C. finishes strongThe nation’s capital served as the backdrop to the AAD’s 77th Annual Meeting, inspiring, educating, and connecting dermatology professionals from around the globe. Inside Washington, D.C.’s Walter E. Washington Convention Center, attendees spanned the venue to hear cutting-edge science, prestigious researchers and speakers, and hot topics and pearls. > MORE
  • Pediatric atopic dermatitis and malignant melanoma top “what’s new”On Tuesday, March 5, “What’s New in Dermatology” (S066) wrapped up the final day of the AAD Annual Meeting with a focus on looking ahead. A panel of presenters covered an array of topics. > MORE
  • Dermatology inventions solve problems, change patients’ livesSuccessful dermatologic treatment innovations, such as the use of lasers to remove port wine stains, don’t come out of vapor. They come out of a deep understanding of patient problems and needs. > MORE
  • A closer look at three challenging alopeciasHair loss is traumatic for most patients. Certain challenging hair disorders present further concern because there are not always clear answers for their effective treatment. In the case of central centrifugal cicatricial alopecia (CCCA), frontal fibrosing alopecia (FFA), and hair loss due to chemotherapy, more research is needed to move the needle on treatments and potential hair regrowth. > MORE
  • Four considerations for melanoma treatmentAs the speakers in Sunday’s “Managing Melanoma” (F105) pointed out, we still don’t necessarily have the best practices in place for patients with the disease. Guidelines in the following areas are fuzzy, outdated, or backed by insufficient research. > MORE
  • Rural areas in desperate need of dermatology careDermatologists from rural areas in the U.S. made a plea for their peers to come join them in Monday’s session, “Dermatology in Rural America” (U094). > MORE