Root <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, 23 Apr 2014 20:19:38 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, 23 Apr 2014 20:18:26 GMTAccreditation program applications due June 15 <p> Accreditation program applications due June 15 2014-04-23 Dermatology fellowship programs and practices seeking to initiate a fellowship program have until June 15 to apply for accreditation status for the new cosmetic dermatologic surgery program. The American Society for Dermatologic Surg</p> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 20:17:09 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> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 20:10:36 GMTCorporate Partner Benefits and Programs <p>Uniqe opportunities to partner with the ASDS and dermasurgeons — the specialists consumers choose to treat their skin health and beauty through every stage of life. Today, ASDS members are recognized within the medical community as leaders in the field of dermatology and as advocates for patient safety. ASDS members not only lead the field of specialists in the treatment of skin cancer, but also are the premier specialty group trained to treat skin and soft tissue in both medically necessary and cosmetic surgical and non-surgical methods. That’s why dermatologic surgeons are the public’s choice for protecting skin health or restoring a more vibrant, youthful appearance.<br /></p> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 16:00:04 GMTFuture ASDS Annual Meetings - Save the Date! <p>Welcome to Chicago and the 34th Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery. <font size="2">Our program is an exciting mix of cutting-edge techniques and tried-and-true methods, as well as the gold standard in continuing education for dermatologic surgery. We’ll hear from those in the forefront of the specialty, who will share their knowledge of the full range of dermasurgical procedures.</font></p> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 14:58:04 GMTSan Diego Sights <p>Come early or stay late and explore sunny San Diego, California's second largest city with over 70 miles of stunning coastline. Relax in beach communities, hike through mountains, or explore the diverse restaurants and shops in the downtown area.</p> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 14:54:53 GMTYounger patients seeking facial rejuvenation: survey <p> Younger Patients Seeking Facial Rejuvenation: Survey People in their 20s are looking ahead 2014-04-20 Cosmetic procedures to rejuvenate and smooth facial skin increasingly appeal to patients 30 and younger, according to surveys by the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery. The majority </p> Jolene KremerWed, 23 Apr 2014 13:49:52 GMTGet Hands-On Experience with the Latest Lasers <p> Get Hands-On Experience with the Latest Lasers Join ASDS experts April 20 and 21 in New York to explore new laser technologies and techniques at the Mastery of Lasers for Optimal Patient Outcomes course. Practice new techniques and evaluate emerging technologies for scar, tattoo and hair removal as well as vascul</p> Tue, 22 Apr 2014 20:38:54 GMTExplore Quest, the new 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> Tue, 22 Apr 2014 20:30:56 GMTBuilding your Dermatologic Surgery Practice <p>Offered exclusively by ASDS, Building your Dermatologic Practice by Marie Kuechel, is a comprehensive guide designed to help dermatologic surgeons master the development of a successful practice, respond to the challenges that medical practices face and find</p> Tue, 22 Apr 2014 18:50:19 GMTThe Art and Science of Fillers and Injectables: Best of the Best DVD <p>Do you ask yourself “How did they do that?” Now you can get close up view with this DVD that captures the best of live demonstrations from the ASDS Art and Science of Fillers and Injectables courses. Experts demonstrate their approaches to the glabellar region, the periorbital area, nasolabial folds, lips, cheeks, the zygomatic arch, marionette lines, pre-jowl sulcus and and treatments utilizing oral nerve blocks and botulinum toxins. This is over two hours of video and discussion you don’t want to miss! <a title="Order now!" href="">Order now!</a> Only $149.95 ASDS member / <span style="font-size: 16px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);"> $209.95</span> non-member. </p> Tue, 22 Apr 2014 16:58:34 GMTASDS Marketplace <p>ASDS Marketplace</p> Tue, 22 Apr 2014 16:42:10 GMTTechnology report: Monopolar radiofrequency <p>The ASDS Technology Report is a new member service designed to inform dermasurgeons of new technologies or procedures.. The series represents a distillation of available published scientific data and anecdotal information on a specific technology or procedure and should not be misconstrued as an endorsement by the ASDS. The Society encourages its members to use their independent judgment in applying any new technology or procedure in the care and treatment of their patients.<br /></p> Tue, 22 Apr 2014 14:16:41 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> Tue, 22 Apr 2014 13:42:39 GMTSubmit Abstracts by May 15 for ASDS Annual Meeting <p> Submit Abstracts for ASDS Annual Meeting May 13 is the deadline for abstracts for the ASDS Annual Meeting being held Oct. 3 to 6 in Chicago. Abstracts can be submitted for oral or poster presentation online. There are NO late-breaking abstract rounds. </p> Mon, 21 Apr 2014 16:51:10 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> Mon, 21 Apr 2014 13:01:10 GMTNarrowing of Provider Networks Position Statement <p>Support &#160; Clear inclusion criteria for physician participation in provider networks. Comprehensive access to specialty care. Up to date provider directories. Timely appeals processes for physicians who have not been included in provider networks. Oppose &#160; Network inclusion decisions that</p> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 15:41:29 GMTSave on Hotel, Airfare and Car Rentals <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> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 15:06:33 GMTASDS Skin Experts <p> ASDS Skin Experts Learn about the latest skin condition and treatment news at the ASDS Blog. </p> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 19:32:41 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, 17 Apr 2014 14:04:59 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. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 17:40:40 GMTThe Art and Science of Soft-tissue Fillers and Neuromodulators <p>Philadelphia, PA: April 12-13, 2014 Dallas, TX: Oct. 25-26, 2014: Enhance your outcomes in soft-tissue fillers and neuromodulators with these comprehensive, hands-on training courses. Limited to 50 attendees for customized instruction, these courses are led by ASDS experts sharing the latest treatment options, best practices, tips and techniques. Live patient demonstrations let you see expert approaches on how to evaluate the face, choose the best treatments and optimize results. Then perfect your techniques with advice from the experts as you get hands-on experience using the newest surgical models that include features of an aging face. Appropriate for all skill levels.</p> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 17:37:34 GMTChoose Skin Health Skin Cancer Screening Program <p>The ASDS is pleased to announce that the Society is partnering with Neutrogena to provide an enhanced skin cancer screening program for both members and the public. The ASDS and Neutrogena will be providing a variety of materials to volunteers to help you conduct a successful screening. Volunteer today and help us reach our goal of more than 400 ASDS volunteer screeners! <br /><br /></p> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 17:18:30 GMTSkin Cancer Screening Program Frequently Asked Questions <p><span style="font-size: 11pt;"><font face="Verdana">Participation is easy. Simply fill out the volunteer form and fax it to the ASDS at 847-956-0999. </font></span></p> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 17:15:32 GMT