The American Academy of Dermatology is the largest, most influential and most representative of all dermatologic associations. With a membership of over 16,000, it represents virtually all practicing dermatologists in the United States. The Academy is committed to excellence in patient care, medical and public education, research, professionalism and member service and support.

Scientific Meetings »

Summer Academy Meeting 2008
Chicago, IL

2009 Annual Meeting
San Francisco, CA

Dermatology Review
Scottsdale, AZ

Featured Programs

Look for this seal when buying sun-protection products

Shade Structure Program
Grants awarded for construction of permanent shade structures

Sun Safety Program
Find skin cancer awareness programs in the U.S.

Member Resources

Dates of 2009 ABD Examinations

Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology (JAAD)

Dermatology World
Get legislative, regulatory and socioeconomic news as it affects you, your practice, your patients and your profession.

Public Resources

Skin e-News
Free subscription; Helps you make informed decisions

Public Center
This is a regularly updated area that announces news of interest to the public

Products & Services

The AAD offers the highest quality products and services to assist our members run their practices and to provide patients with meaningful material.

From discounts on medical supplies to job posting opportunities, AAD's DermSource provides members with practical, money-saving solutions for personal and professional stability.