Root Letters ASDSA Comment Letters and Coalition Updates Tracy ColinWed, 01 Jul 2015 19:57:00 GMTPublications and Communications(2) <p>Publications and Communications The ASDS publishes a variety of noteworthy communications available to all ASDS members. Stay informed with the latest in dermatologic surgery by accessing information directly from the office, at home or on the go. Choose a Publication</p> Wed, 01 Jul 2015 18:12:55 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> Wed, 01 Jul 2015 17:58:15 GMTPartners in Professional Development <p> OverviewAs a new initiative through the ASDS Future Leaders Network, the Partners in Professional Development program is design to assist young dermatologic surgeons with the advice and insights they need to build a successful career and or practice. The Partners</p> Wed, 01 Jul 2015 17:56:46 GMTFuture Leaders Network <p>The Future Leaders Network creates opportunities for young and mid-career professionals to enhance their leadership skills and prepare them to become the next generation of leaders in dermatological surgery. The one-year curriculum includes programs for mentors and young leaders, and incorporates leadership and project management training exercises working with a professional facilitator. Hands-on learning through work on a focused project impacting ASDS and dermatological surgery helps put skills learned into action.</p> <p></p> <p>To be selected, participants must meet the eligibility requirements, demonstrate specific leadership competencies, and be able to commit to the year-long program. </p> Wed, 01 Jul 2015 17:54:38 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> Wed, 01 Jul 2015 17:52:59 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> Wed, 01 Jul 2015 17:50:32 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, 30 Jun 2015 23:03:31 GMTLaser, Energy and Aesthetic Devices Primer The Laser, Energy and Aesthetic Devices Primer, developed by Jared R. Jagdeo, MD, and his mentor George J. Hruza, MD, provides a practical, step-by-step reference guide of laser and light source technologies Tue, 30 Jun 2015 23:00:42 GMTPhotographic Standards in Dermatologic Surgery Poster <p>This 24" x 36" poster features recommended patient poses, positioning and framing to assure the most valid pre and postoperative photographs possible. The quick reference guide can be conveniently displayed in your office to reference illustrations of standard photographic views</p> Tue, 30 Jun 2015 22:55:34 GMTASDS Marketplace <p>ASDS Marketplace</p> Tue, 30 Jun 2015 22:42:02 GMTPrimer in Dermatologic Surgery: A Study Companion 2nd Edition <p>Kavita Mariwalla, MD and David J. Leffell, MD Take a look inside. Download order form This title is the perfect resource for quick reference and rapid review in dermatologic surgery. It concisely presents the most essential knowledge you need for</p> Tue, 30 Jun 2015 21:50:08 GMTDermasurgery Advancement Fund <p>The Dermasurgery Advancement Fund will allocate spending for new studies approved by the Board of Directors from recommendations by the Research Work Group. ASDS has reviewed key areas of research in dermasurgery to better define where it will focus its support. Research monies generated by the Dermasurgery Advancement Fund will yield well-designed studies that will be published in leading medical journals, like <em>Dermatologic Surgery</em>.</p> Tue, 30 Jun 2015 20:57:09 GMTPractice Management, Marketing and Social Media 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. Jessica WalkerTue, 30 Jun 2015 17:20:24 GMTLetter from Dr. Cindy Firkins Smith to Minnesota Dermatological Society Members <p>Minnesota Dermatological Society Members &#160; For those who are not aware, we recently became informed of a change in Minnesota Statutes that may significantly affect the practices of some of our members. The following quote is from the Minnesota Board</p> Tracy ColinTue, 30 Jun 2015 14:47:45 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> Jessica WalkerFri, 26 Jun 2015 20:56:09 GMTFind a Free Skin Cancer Screening <p> Find a Free Skin Cancer Screening Please select the following information below and click submit to perform a search. Choose either ZIP Code or state. Unless noted otherwise, please call ahead for an appointment before going to</p> Jessica WalkerFri, 26 Jun 2015 14:20:01 GMTSANDS <p>New Content</p> Tracy ColinThu, 25 Jun 2015 17:34:26 GMTResident SANDS <p>Apply now Resident State Grassroots Advocacy Network for Dermatologic Surgery Residents Are you addicted to House of Cards, Scandal, or re runs of the West Wing? Do you find yourself watching C SPAN or Public Access Television political shows—for</p> Tracy ColinThu, 25 Jun 2015 17:32:43 GMTASDS Cosmetic Dermatologic Surgery Fellowship Accreditation Program <p>The ASDS is pleased to launch the first ever accreditation program for Cosmetic Dermatologic Surgery Fellowship Training Programs beginning in 2013. The purpose of the program is to accredit the Cosmetic Dermatologic Surgery Fellowship Programs designed to meet standards of</p> Jessica WalkerWed, 24 Jun 2015 19:57:53 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> Tue, 23 Jun 2015 14:17:44 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> Tue, 23 Jun 2015 14:10:37 GMTASDS: Laser hair removal popularity on the rise <p> ASDS: Laser hair removal popularity on the rise Safety, longer-lasting impact valued by patients 2015-06-23 Laser hair removal provides a longer-lasting alternative to methods such as tweezing and waxing. June 23, 2015, Rolling Meadows, Ill. – More patients are seeking laser treatments to permane</p> Tue, 23 Jun 2015 14:02:28 GMTAdvanced Injection Techniques: Maximize Safety and Minimize Complications Designed for the more experienced injector, this advanced course includes live patient demonstrations and case-based presentations. Jessica WalkerMon, 22 Jun 2015 19:47:47 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> Mon, 22 Jun 2015 18:15:47 GMT