Application for Press Credentials

The American Academy of Dermatology’s (Academy) 2015 Summer Academy Meeting will be held in New York, August 19-23, 2015, at the New York Hilton Midtown. The 2015 Summer Academy Meeting features noted speakers who will present the latest scientific advancements in the diagnosis and medical, surgical and cosmetic treatment of skin, hair and nail conditions.

Advance press registration opens Wednesday, May 27 at 12pm (CT).

Pick up your press badge, which must be worn during the 2015 Summer Academy Meeting in the Press Office located in the Bryant Room, 2nd floor of the New York Hilton Midtown. Print out the page so you’ll know where and when to find us.

Press Office hours are:

Thursday, August 20 7 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Friday, August 21 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Before arriving for on-site registration, be sure to review the Academy’s Press Guidelines. Review of the Press Guidelines can assist you with your press registration and answer any questions about press attendance at the 2015 Summer Academy Meeting.

Please note, when registering on-site, you will need to provide the following:

  • Press credentials.
  • Photo ID and business card. Your American Academy of Dermatology Press Credential Application has been received.
  • If you have attended a previous scientific meeting of the Academy, please provide samples of your coverage of that meeting.
  • If you have not attended a scientific meeting of the Academy, please furnish samples of your coverage of the specialty of dermatology.
  • If you are a freelancer, please provide a letter of assignment.
Wednesday, July 22, 2015.

Contact Information

Academy member dermatologists working for a recognized news organization must register for the meeting as a member, prior to registering as press.
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IMPORTANT NOTE: In order for your application to be considered, you must submit samples of coverage of any previous scientific Academy meetings that you have attended. If you have not attended scientific Academy meetings in the past, please provide bylined samples of your coverage of the specialty of dermatology or samples of other related health care coverage. In addition to the above, if you are a freelance applicant, please submit a letter of assignment on letterhead from the publication you are contracted with for this meeting.

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* Minimum of two samples of coverage are required for application.


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Press Guidelines

I have read the Academy’s Press Guidelines and agree to abide by all the established rules and regulations.

Following submission of this application and receipt of your samples of coverage, please allow 10 days for the review and approval of your application. Following this period, you will receive an e-mail message with instructions about next steps.