The American Academy of Dermatology was founded in 1938. It is the largest, most influential and most representative dermatology group in the United States. With a membership of more than 17,000, it represents virtually all practicing dermatologists in the United States, as well as a growing number of international dermatologists.
See the slideshow below for an overview of some of the Academy’s achievements in the past 10 years and how the organization is working to further its mission.
The American Academy of Dermatology’s mission is “Promoting leadership in dermatology and excellence in patient care through education, research and advocacy.”
The Academy’s governance provides a framework for accomplishing this mission while serving the needs of Academy members. Reference the resources below for more information about bylaws, regulations, and policies that govern Academy operations.