Root Quest, the ASDS digital knowledge network <p>Explore Quest, the new digital knowledge network ASDS members can now access and organize the knowledge, expertise and educational resources of the ASDS dermatologic surgery community – and take it with them wherever they go. Qu est is a new feature-rich iPad app and web-based resource, free to all ASDS members,</p> Cindy SommerfeldMon, 24 Apr 2017 21:35:31 GMTASDS Premier Annual Resident Cosmetic Symposium <p> Registration coming soon PDF Registration form coming soon Registration policy Cancellation Refund policy Americans with Disabilities Act Accreditation and CME statement Faculty forms and resources Exhibit at these courses Dallas, TX</p> Cindy SommerfeldMon, 24 Apr 2017 21:25:32 GMTASDS Annual Meeting <p>The American Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS) Annual Meeting is the most comprehensive educational experience for leaders in the fields of cosmetic and reconstructive dermatologic surgery, Mohs micrographic surgery and cutaneous oncology, and general dermatology. More than 800 physicians and other health care professionals are expected to come to Washington, D.C. to increase their understanding of sophisticated innovations in dermatologic research, technology, products and services.</p> Yamna IrfanMon, 24 Apr 2017 17:49:28 GMTEducation Insider: Education and Training <p>The American Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS) was founded in 1970 to promote excellence in the sub-specialty of dermatologic surgery and to foster the highest standards of patient care. As such, the Society recognized that quality education would need to be a central pillar of the organization. With over 4,700 members, the ASDS is the largest sub-specialty group in the field of dermatology and represents the fastest growing segment of dermatologic practice. The showcase of the Society’s educational efforts is its Annual Meeting, which takes place every fall.</p> Yamna IrfanMon, 24 Apr 2017 17:30:57 GMTGuys, don't be like Paul! <p>Guys, don’t be like Paul Men often overlook the threat of skin cancer, but ASDS member Terrence Keaney, MD, is doing his part to illuminate the risks with this video. According to the Skin Cancer Foundation, only 30</p> Katie AllodiThu, 20 Apr 2017 19:11:12 GMTASDS members innovators in the use of local anesthesia <p> ASDS members innovators in the use of local anesthesia Response to New York Times Article on Patients Staying Awake During Surgery 2017-04-12 ASDS members have pioneered the use of local anesthesia for minimally invasive procedures. ASDS members have pioneered the use of l</p> Katie AllodiWed, 19 Apr 2017 15:05:29 GMTASDS Annual Meeting Exhibit Information The ASDS Annual Meeting is your chance to meet, influence and educate the most elite group of dermatologists and dermatologic surgeons in the field. The exhibit hall is an important part of the educational experience for attendees. It’s about networking, educating and helping physicians find the best solutions to meet their practice needs and challenges. We invite you to share your knowledge and expertise with more than 1,000 expected physicians at the 2017 ASDS Annual Meeting in New Orleans. Yamna IrfanWed, 19 Apr 2017 12:38:05 GMTIndustry Advisory Council (IAC) <p>The Industry Advisory Council (IAC) provides a dynamic forum for industry representatives and leaders of ASDS to establish rewarding partnerships supporting the dermatologic surgery profession, associated technologies and treatment modalities. Learn more today about gaining unprecedented access to the best minds</p> Katie AllodiMon, 17 Apr 2017 15:47:17 GMTSkin Cancer Information <p>One out of every five Americans will develop some type of skin cancer over the course of their lifetime. However, with early detection and treatment, most skin cancers are completely curable.</p> Katie AllodiFri, 14 Apr 2017 20:03:08 GMTSkin Cancer in People of Color <p> Important Links Download the Skin Cancer is Color Blind Newsletter PDF (English) Download the Skin Cancer is Color Blind Newsletter PDF (Spanish) Download the Skin Cancer is Color Blind Infographic PDF (English) Download the Skin Cancer is</p> Katie AllodiFri, 14 Apr 2017 19:58:27 GMTEducational Course Exhibit Information Exhibiting at ASDS Educational Courses is a worthwhile and cost-effective way to establish quality face time, demonstrate products and increase brand awareness with potential customers.<br />A limited number of tabletop exhibits at each workshop are accepted for a fee of $500. Exhibitors are provided with a six-foot draped display table and may send up to two representatives to network with approximately 40 dermatologic surgeons during breakfast, lunches and breaks. Yamna IrfanFri, 14 Apr 2017 19:24:01 GMTMasters Circuit: Laser, Skin and Vein <p>Masters Circuit: Laser, Skin and Veins - June 3, 2017 Baltimore, MD</p> <p>Join the Weiss’ in their state-of-the-art office for this intensive one-day course on the latest advances in minimally-invasive and non-invasive cosmetic procedures.</p> Yamna IrfanFri, 14 Apr 2017 19:05:42 GMTPosition Statements and White Papers <p>New Content</p> Emily NinnemannThu, 13 Apr 2017 20:46:35 GMTPosition Statements <p> Accreditation Position updated June 2016 Compounding Pharmacies Position&#160; &#160;updated Oct. 2015&#160; Cosmetic Medical Procedures Taxes Position updated July 2015&#160; Definition of the Practice of Medicine Position&#160; reviewed April 2016&#160; Delegation Position&#160; &#160;updated Dec. 2015&#160; Dermatopathology Position&#160; updated Oct. 2016&#160;&#160;</p> Emily NinnemannThu, 13 Apr 2017 20:45:39 GMTWhite Papers and Model Bills <p>Position Statements Accreditation Position updated June 2016 Compounding Pharmacies Position updated Oct. 2015 Cosmetic Medical Procedures Taxes Position updated July 2015 Definition of the Practice of Medicine Position reviewed April 2016 Delegation Position updated Dec. 2015 Dermatopathology Position updated Oct.</p> Emily NinnemannThu, 13 Apr 2017 20:41:43 GMTJoint Consensus Statements <p>Joint Statements Consensus Statement on Blepharoplasty and Blepharoptosis Consensus Statement on Bundling Cosmetic Eyelid Surgery as a Part of Another Functional Procedure </p> Emily NinnemannThu, 13 Apr 2017 20:36:34 GMTMedia <p>New Study: Dermatologists most qualified for skin cancer, cosmetic procedures Primary care physicians say dermatologists are better qualified than other specialists to perform skin cancer surgery as well as a variety of other cosmetic procedures. Learn More » Sun Safe Soccer vital in fight against skin </p> Katie AllodiWed, 12 Apr 2017 20:48:49 GMTMedia <p>The American Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS) is the source for scientific information on the surgical and interventional treatments of skin aging and skin disease. Contact the ASDS Communications Manager today at 847-956-0900 to connect with dynamic spokespeople and leaders in the profession.</p> Katie AllodiWed, 12 Apr 2017 20:37:23 GMTASDS Resident Preceptorship Program <p>The ASDS Preceptorship Program provides young dermatologists the opportunity to visit the institution or practice of an established dermatologic surgeon. This exclusive program of the ASDS has proven successful in providing a non-conventional learning environment to perfect skills in core areas of practice. </p> Cindy SommerfeldWed, 12 Apr 2017 15:51:47 GMTHotel/Meeting Venue <p>The ASDS has partnered with American Airlines, United Airlines and Avis to provide our meeting attendees with discounted airfare and car rentals for the 2013 ASDS Annual Meeting. American Airlines Take advantage of a 5 percent discount off of applicable</p> Yamna IrfanFri, 07 Apr 2017 20:31:30 GMTASDS Skin Cancer Screening Program <p>Free skin cancer screenings by volunteer dermatologic surgeons by state, then city, then last name Alabama Illinois Missouri Puerto Rico Arizona Indiana Nebraska Rhode Island Arkansas Kansas Nevada South Carolina</p> Yamna IrfanFri, 07 Apr 2017 18:09:42 GMTWhat is dermatologic surgery? <p>Dermatologic Surgery deals with the diagnosis and treatment of medically necessary and cosmetic conditions of the skin, hair, nails, veins, mucous membranes and adjacent tissues by various surgical, reconstructive, cosmetic and non-surgical methods. The purpose of dermatologic surgery is to repair and/or improve the function and cosmetic appearance of skin tissue.</p> Katie AllodiFri, 07 Apr 2017 16:14:46 GMTInternational Dermatologic Surgery Fellowship Recognition Program <p> More information Interested in the 2017 program? Fellowship Certificate Guidelines Applications for the 2017 International Fellowship Recognition Program will be accepted in Spring 2017. Program Description educational excellence in dermatologic surgery. The principal objective of</p> Yamna IrfanThu, 06 Apr 2017 16:41:09 GMTFredric S. Brandt, MD, Innovations in Aesthetics Fellowship Fund <p></p> <p><font face="Calibri">Funded by The Allergan Foundation in memory of ASDS member and cosmetic dermatology pioneer Fredric S. Brandt, MD, this fund supports research of up to two Fellows per year who are enrolled in an ASDS-accredited Cosmetic Dermatologic Surgery Fellowship Training Program. </font></p> <p></p> Cindy SommerfeldThu, 06 Apr 2017 16:26:17 GMTHome Slide 2 <p><strong>FIRST APPROPRIATE USE CRITERIA IN DERMATOLOGY RELEASED</strong></p> <p><em>Collaborative effort designed to identify best candidates for Mohs surgery in treating skin cancer</em></p> <p></p> Emily NinnemannThu, 06 Apr 2017 14:18:31 GMT