AAD conference

Managing hedgehog therapies for basal cell carcinomaWhile the vast majority of basal cell carcinomas are treated and resolved with surgery, systemic therapy with one of the two hedgehog pathway inhibitors could be a treatment option for unresectable or metastasized disease, researchers reported at the American Academy of Dermatology annual meeting in San Diego this week.
Atopic dermatitis: From guidelines to practiceThis week during the annual meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology in San Diego, Robert Sidbury, M.D., addressed developments in atopic dermatitis treatments since the publication of treatment guidelines in 2014.
Multidisciplinary care improves patient outcomesMultidisciplinary skin cancer care is an approach that might not only improve patient outcomes, but also professional satisfaction, researchers reported at AAD 2018 this week in San Diego.
Mark Lebwohl, M.D., named president-elect of AADNew York dermatologist Mark Lebwohl, M.D., was named president-elect of the American Academy of Dermatology at the academy’s 72nd annual meeting recently.
To improve outsiders’ view of specialty, derms must police own ranksOther physicians’ negative perceptions of dermatologists won’t change unless dermatologists police their own ranks more aggressively and step up in their communities, an expert says.
Dermatology Times plans live coverage at 71st annual AAD conferenceDermatology Times is heading to Miami Beach for the 71st annual American Academy of Dermatology Conference. This year, we’ll bring you as much up-to-the-minute coverage as possible from a variety of sessions and forums.