2016 Annual Meeting Wrap-Up

D.C. hosts biggest dermatology event of the year

This year's 74th Annual Meeting brought dermatologists from across the U.S. — and the world — to Washington, D.C., to experience the biggest dermatology event of the year, packed with fascinating ... > MORE

The patient with autism: Dermatologists need to be prepared

One in 68 children is diagnosed with autism, and many of those children will either have skin conditions or behaviors that cause them to rub or pick at their skin. In short, dermatologists need to be ... > MORE

Trichoscopy a key in diagnosing white piedra in hair

White piedra is a superficial mycosis that affects the hair shaft, but it can be efficiently diagnosed using trichoscopy, which is dermoscopic imaging of the scalp and hair. “Dermoscopy/trichoscopy ... > MORE

Dermatologist emboldens salon hair stylists to recognize hair loss

Shortly after graduating from high school, Yolanda M. Lenzy, MD, MPH, became a licensed cosmetologist. This background has given her a unique perspective in her lifelong effort to help ... > MORE

Clinical clues separate cutaneous lupus, dermatomyositis

Treatment approaches to dermatologic conditions are not without controversy, but AAD Annual Meeting attendees gained insights about how to overcome a few from Benjamin F. Chong, MD, MSc, during ... > MORE

Many features affect diagnosis, treatment of lupus

Cutaneous lupus erythematosus (CLE) can present as inflammatory skin disorders in several ways, and Christina Lam, MD, provided an overview and treatment approaches for common CLE manifestations March ... > MORE

Fox Award: The future of dermatology recognized

Winners of this year's prestigious Everett C. Fox Memorial Award presented the most outstanding papers in clinical and laboratory research March 6, during the Resident and Fellows symposium. The top ... > MORE

Walter Reed wins Resident Jeopardy championship for 2016!

It's official — the Skin in the Game team from Walter Reed National Military Medical Center is the new champion of "Resident Jeopardy!" The popular competition took place March 7, with eight teams. ... > MORE

#AAD16Photo Contest: And the winners are …

We would like to thank everyone who participated in the 74th Annual Meeting photo contest — it was a huge success! As a way to differentiate this contest from the other photo contests at past Annual ... > MORE