Root Annual Resident Cosmetic Symposium Registration Policy <p>Registration is limited to 90 residents and 15 Dermatologic Surgical Directors and will be accepted on a first received, first processed basis upon receipt of the completed registration form with full payment, verification that prerequisites have been met (and documentation</p> Fri, 19 Dec 2014 17:03:49 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> Fri, 19 Dec 2014 17:02:49 GMTInternational Preceptorship <p>This ASDS program assists international dermatologic surgeons in visiting a Preceptor in the U.S. to expand their knowledge of procedures and advanced techniques not available in their country of origin.</p> Fri, 19 Dec 2014 14:44:23 GMTRegistration Policy <p>Space is limited to 50 attendees per course and is available to ASDS members, and non member physicians and residents who meet prerequisite requirements. Registration will be accepted on a first received, first processed basis upon receipt of the completed</p> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 21:57:02 GMTShare passion for teaching and education <p> Share passion for teaching and education Share dermatologic surgery expertise worldwide while enhancing training and patient care among&#160;the international community with the International Traveling Mentorship Program . To join the&#160;network of 150 international mentors and hosts, fill out the application online .&#160;</p> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 16:50:35 GMTASDS Skin Experts <p> ASDS Skin Experts Learn about the latest skin condition and treatment news at the ASDS Blog. </p> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 16:42:33 GMTHot topics in state advocacy for 2015 <p>When we look into our crystal ball for 2015, we can identify some trends we expect to see at the state legislative and regulatory arena. ASDSA will fight for the interests of our members, our specialty and our patients and</p> Tracy ColinThu, 18 Dec 2014 13:53:53 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> Wed, 17 Dec 2014 21:12:32 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> Wed, 17 Dec 2014 20:58:03 GMTGary Monheit, MD, wins Stegman Award <p> Gary Monheit, MD, wins Stegman Award 2014-12-17 Dr. Monheit (left) Gary D. Monheit’s association with ASDS is long and varied, and includes some “firsts.” He attended the very first ASDS meeting in December 1970, before he had even become a resident. He later received the first ASDS Resident Schola</p> Wed, 17 Dec 2014 20:53:18 GMTBoard of Directors <p>ASDS Board of Directors </p> Jolene KremerTue, 16 Dec 2014 21:10:12 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> Tue, 16 Dec 2014 17:55:10 GMTInternational Educational Exchange Program <p>Established through the Lawrence M. Field, MD International Dermatologic Surgery Educational Exchange Fund, this program was created to enhance the exchange of information and body of knowledge of dermatologic surgery between the U.S. and international community of dermatologic surgeons. </p> Fri, 12 Dec 2014 16:02:01 GMTASDSA Applauds Passage of Under-18 Indoor Tanning Ban <p>Dec. 3, 2014 Rolling Meadows, Ill. –&#160;The&#160;American Society for Dermatologic Surgery Associationapplauds the District of Columbia for its passage of a measure banning indoor tanning for minors under the age of 18. The Youth Tanning Safety Regulation Act of 2014</p> Tracy ColinThu, 11 Dec 2014 14:09:08 GMTPatient Safety Hero Award <p>ASDSA Patient Safety Hero Awards</p> Tracy ColinWed, 10 Dec 2014 15:52:57 GMTDecember 2014 Advocacy News <p>&#160; &#160; December 2014 &#160; Taking a stand against the loss of global surgery codes ASDSA is working on a variety of fronts in an attempt to stop the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)</p> Tracy ColinWed, 10 Dec 2014 15:45:27 GMTPractice Management, Marketing and Social Media Course Geared toward dermatology office staff and dermatologists alike, this session will cover key practice management tips with a special focus on use of social media for optimal marketing and communications. Wed, 10 Dec 2014 15:03:02 GMTASDS Procedural CME Courses <a title="REGISTER NOW" href="">REGISTER NOW</a> for the Mastery of Lasers for Optimal Patient Outcomes course on April 20-21 in New York, N.Y. Experts will explore the latest technology and techniques - presenting the best practices, real-world examples and applications from their own experience - all with ample opportunity for questions, dialogue and networking. Tue, 09 Dec 2014 21:55:39 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> Tue, 09 Dec 2014 21:53:31 GMT2014 Cutting Edge Research Grant Winners <p>Eight ASDS members will receive 2014 Cutting Edge Research Grants as part of this competitive program that unites education and innovation to encourage and stimulate clinical research and the transfer of new technologies from the research settings to surgical practice.</p> Tue, 09 Dec 2014 14:38:09 GMTComment Letters and Coalition Updates ASDSA Comment Letters and Coalition Updates Tracy ColinThu, 04 Dec 2014 17:19:27 GMTEasily pay your 2015 dues online <p> Easily Pay Your 2013 ASDS Membership Dues Online Dues invoices were recently mailed out to all ASDS members, and we hope that you will continue to take advantage of all that the ASDS has to offer in 2013. To pay your dues online, simply click on the “Log-In” button and then go to My ASDS to view and pay your invo</p> Thu, 04 Dec 2014 15:01:23 GMTASDS 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> Thu, 04 Dec 2014 14:55:10 GMTSchedule of Visits <p>April 4 12 Harold J. Brody, MD, at Lousiana State University 4 12 Thomas E. Rohrer, MD, at Thomas Jefferson University 4 26 R. Rox Anderson, MD, at Loyola University May 5 6 Mitchel P. Goldman, MD, at University</p> Thu, 04 Dec 2014 14:46:48 GMTVisiting Professor Program <p>The ASDS is pleased to announce the first Visiting Professors: E. Victor Ross, MD, Mitch Goldman, MD, Alastair Carruthers, FRCPC, R. Rox Anderson, MD, Harold J. Brody, MD, Thomas E. Rohrer, MD.</p> Thu, 04 Dec 2014 14:41:52 GMT