March 22

Combination of two therapies holds promise in treating melanoma

Two approaches to treating melanoma — pathway-targeted therapy and immunotherapy — have upsides and downsides, but a combination of the two may yield better outcomes. Those approaches and a ... > MORE

Sunscreening agent can be culprit in contact dermatitis

The first few months of each year is awards season, and although it doesn't get the attention of the Grammys or Oscars, the Allergen of the Year does make an impact — especially among dermatologists. ... > MORE

Dr. Elston reflects on the challenges facing dermatology today

The implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is driving many major changes in health care, so Dirk Elston, MD, focused the Academy's efforts during his term as AAD president on proactively ... > MORE

Speakers advocate cost-conscious approach

As the cost of medicine continues to escalate dramatically, physicians must take responsibility for how best to cost-effectively evaluate and treat patients. During a Friday morning Focus Session, ... > MORE

New fillers offer targeted approach

Dermatologists have an arsenal of fillers at their disposal. With more products coming on the market, dermatologists have been left trying to stay up to date. Annual Meeting attendees gained a better ... > MORE

Would you like some coffee with that hashtag? Enter Academy’s Twitter selfie contest!

This year the Academy is hosting its first ever Twitter photo contest during Annual Meeting. To participate, you'll need to join Twitter (if you haven't already — and if you haven't, why haven't you?) ... > MORE

Annual Business Meeting best way to start Sunday

All Academy members should attend the Annual Business Meeting, at 8 a.m. Sunday in the Bellco Theatre. The Annual Business Meeting, part of the Sunday Plenary, gives attendees the opportunity to learn ... > MORE