Meetings and events

The AAD supports the highest-quality patient care by developing and presenting information that enhances continuing education in dermatology. AAD meetings offer the latest on the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of dermatologic disease from the foremost experts in the field.

2014 Summer Academy Meeting

The American Academy of Dermatology's Summer Academy Meeting will be held in Chicago, Ill., Aug. 6-10, 2014.

2015 Annual Meeting

The American Academy of Dermatology's 73rd Annual Meeting will be held in San Francisco, Calif., March 20-24, 2015. 

Epiphanies in Dermatology

Join us for this unique course taking place the day before the 23rd World Congress of Dermatology on June 8, 2015

AAD Meeting News

Did you miss a meeting or session? Read coverage about sessions and the AAD Summer and Annual Meetings, and listen to podcasts that feature notable speakers on the AAD Meeting News website.

Session application (Annual/Summer)

Use this link to apply to direct sessions at the Academy's meetings. The application for the 2015 Summer Academy Meeting in New York, August 19-23, will close on October 6, 2014.

AAD Practice Management webinars

The Academy’s Practice Management series of webinars helps keep dermatologists and their staff up to date on all aspects of running an effective and efficient dermatology practice. 

Future meeting dates

Annual Meeting

  • 2016: 74th in Washington, D.C., March 4-7
  • 2017: 75th in Orlando, Fla., March 3-6
  • 2018: 76th in San Diego, Calif., Feb. 16-19
  • 2019: 77th in Washington D.C., March 1-4
  • 2020: TBD
  • 2021: 79th in San Francisco, Calif., March 19-22
  • 2022: TBD
  • 2023: TBD
  • 2024: 82nd in San Diego, Calif., March 8-11

Summer Academy Meeting

  • 2015: New York, N.Y., Aug. 19-23
  • 2016: Boston, Mass., July 27-31
  • 2017: New York, N.Y., July 26-30
  • 2018: TBD
  • 2019: New York, N.Y., July 24-28
  • 2020: TBD
  • 2021: New York, N.Y., July 28-Aug. 1