Join the AAD

The American Academy of Dermatology can help you bridge the gap after graduation and make transitioning into your career in dermatology a little easier.

Let the Academy help you reach the next level with professional development resources and practice management tips and tools to help you run your practice. The AAD also presents members with the latest information and trends on the socioeconomic and clinical side of dermatology and represents dermatology on legislative policies and regulatory affairs that directly affect your practice and patients.

Save over $600 on Academy membership!

Take the first steps to becoming a member today. Don't delay, this offer is only available for a short time. 

Apply for membership today and pay only $225 for your first year's dues — a savings of over $600! This offer is only available to those who graduate this year.

Apply today!

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If you will be entering a fellowship immediately after graduation, please email

Additional resources


The Basement Membrane Zone video lecture

A free, 3D animated video lecture.


Boards' Fodder archive

Study for ABD exam with boards study charts.

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Basic Dermatology Curriculum

A collection of learning modules, clinical vignettes, and quizzes.


JAAD Case Reports

This online journal dedicated to publishing case reports is accepting manuscripts.

Race for the Case

Make your diagnosis for a chance to win a Starbucks gift card!

DSAP for residents

The DSAP for residents offers 45 self assessment questions.