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.

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2016 AAD Summer Meeting

The 2016 AAD Summer Meeting will be held in Boston, Mass., July 28-31, 2016.

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2016 Legislative Conference

Gain valuable insight on today’s national health care priorities and how they impact your profession and your patients.

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Essentials of Cosmetic Dermatology

Explore the latest techniques, best practices, and ways to minimize risk with cosmetic procedures at the Essentials of Cosmetic Dermatology.

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2016 Derm Exam Prep Course

Benchmark your knowledge against your peers as expert faculty cover specific disease states provided in the ABD study guides for the MOC Recertification Exam.

Practice management webinars

Tune in as the AAD’s expert coding staff provides a first-hand look at everything from Medicare payment changes to preparing for ICD-10 to what’s new in meaningful use, with one-hour live webinars.

AAD Meeting News

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


Event calendar

See dermatologic-related events happening around the world by viewing this event calendar.

Direct a session at the Annual or Summer Meeting

All AAD members are invited to submit a new session application for consideration for the Academy’s Annual or Summer Meetings. New session applications for the 2017 AAD Summer Meeting, July 27-30 in New York, NY will be accepted from Monday, June 27, 2016 – Wednesday, August 10, 2016. If you have any questions, please send an email to

Previous meetings archive

View previous meeting programs, session handouts, electronic poster exhibits, and floor plans.

Future AAD meeting dates

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Upcoming Events