July 15, 2014

U.S. Surgeon General Issues National Call-to-Action on Skin Cancer Prevention

Academy member, Dr. Boris Lushniak, Acting Surgeon General issued the call.  He was joined by Academy member, Dr. Howard Koh, assistant secretary of health at HHS, who recognized the AAD for its support in the fight against skin cancer. Dr. Koh also recognized Academy president, Dr. Brett Coldiron, who was in attendance at the call-to-action press conference. Read more. Share our site with friends and family   
August 29, 2014

Dues increase needed to create data registry and strengthen specialty

At the 2014 Summer Academy Meeting Plenary session, AAD President Brett Coldiron, MD, urged members to join Academy efforts to overcome challenges facing the specialty. In this video of his speech, he explains the need for a dues increase to support Academy efforts in fighting narrowing networks and other threats, and to create a data registry. Read more. Share our site with friends and family   
September 11, 2014

Surgeon General Warning Underscores Need for Collaboration

We have made great progress in our efforts to protect the public from UV radiation, and in the first six months of my term as your president we have achieved several significant milestones. Read more. Share our site with friends and family   
September 13, 2014

Mohs Surgery is Cost Effective

Dr. Brett Coldiron, President of American College of Mohs Surgery, spoke with Skin and Allergy News, about the college’s efforts to raise awareness about Mohs Surgery, and also about the soon-to-be-published Mohs surgery appropriate use guidelines. Share our site with friends and family