Root Media <p>Stay connected to the profession through social media channels. Connect with your colleagues and hear the latest about dermatologic surgery, the ASDS and the ASDSA through Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and YouTube. Facebook An easy way to get ASDS and ASDSA updates and discuss issues. “Like” the American Socie</p> Katie AllodiTue, 20 Feb 2018 20:43:43 GMTSkin Growths <p>Skin growths are a benign condition that consists of a lump of tissue projecting out from surrounding skin. </p> Katie AllodiFri, 16 Feb 2018 17:35:44 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, 16 Feb 2018 15:40:04 GMTASDS survey: Seven out of ten consumers considering cosmetic procedures The 2017 ASDS Consumer Survey on Cosmetic Dermatologic Procedures indicates the percentage of consumers considering a cosmetic medical procedure has doubled since 2013. Katie AllodiFri, 16 Feb 2018 15:31:49 GMTASDS Survey: Nearly 10.5 Million Treatments Performed in 2016 <p><span>Dermatologic surgeons performed nearly 10.5 million medically necessary and cosmetic procedures in 2016 – five percent more than 2015 and up 31 percent since 2012.</span></p> <p></p> Katie AllodiFri, 16 Feb 2018 15:30:06 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 AllodiFri, 16 Feb 2018 15:26:54 GMTStylists Against Skin Cancer Stylists against Skin Cancer is a dermatologist-led educational campaign for hair professionals that focuses on early detection and prevention of scalp skin cancer Katie AllodiFri, 16 Feb 2018 14:49:41 GMTContact us <p>Members of the media, for questions about ASDS news releases, or to speak with an expert dermasurgeon, contact Lisa Doty at the Society's main headquarters office.</p> Katie AllodiFri, 16 Feb 2018 14:47:51 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> Katie AllodiFri, 16 Feb 2018 14:46:09 GMTSkin Cancer Screening Program Materials for Volunteers <p>Thank you for volunteering for the 2010 ASDS Skin Cancer Screening program. Below are materials to help you reach out to the general public and promote your skin cancer screenings. Volunteer Press Release TemplateWhat is a Skin Cancer Screening? Information Sheet10</p> Katie AllodiFri, 16 Feb 2018 14:19:47 GMTASDS-accredited Cosmetic Fellowship Programs <p> ASDS Cosmetic Dermatologic Surgery Fellowship Accreditation Program Accreditation Home Applications ASDS accredited Programs Procedures Tables FAQs Fredric S. Brandt, MD, Innovations in Aesthetics Fellowship Fund The following programs are fully</p> Steve SokniewiczTue, 13 Feb 2018 14:50:13 GMTIndustry Advisory Council Members <p>The ASDS Industry Advisory Council provides a unique forum for open communication between ASDS members and industry partners about common goals and trends impacting the specialty as a whole.</p> Katie AllodiMon, 12 Feb 2018 19:08:14 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. Steve SokniewiczMon, 12 Feb 2018 14:35:04 GMTSave on airfare <p>Airline Discounts (up to 5% off published fares) Delta Airlines Online Go to Delta Meetings, select “Book a Trip,” and enter trip details, including the meeting code NMPNQ in the “Meeting Event Code” box below the departure and return date</p> Cindy SommerfeldFri, 09 Feb 2018 22:33:37 GMTMasters Circuit: Advanced Aesthetics and Lasers <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> Steve SokniewiczFri, 09 Feb 2018 21:29:54 GMTExhibit Placeholder <p>Opening soon</p> Alethea McQuitterTue, 06 Feb 2018 20:11:48 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> Steve SokniewiczTue, 06 Feb 2018 19:59:46 GMTASDS Experts Guide <p> ASDS member expertise featured in USA Today insert ASDS member expertise is highlighted in this weekend's USA today in an insert featuring a f orward by ASDS President Mitch Goldman, MD , and the branding campaign on the back page. Sabrina Fabi, MD, discusses the latest laser treatments and Debra Jaliman, MD, t</p> Cindy SommerfeldFri, 02 Feb 2018 20:57:15 GMTASDS Home Page Cindy SommerfeldFri, 02 Feb 2018 19:54:34 GMTExplore 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 SommerfeldFri, 02 Feb 2018 19:51:17 GMTMake a difference with free skin cancer screenings <p> Make a Difference with Free Skin Cancer Screenings May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month and a great time for ASDS members to offer free skin cancer screenings to promote skin health and potentially save lives in their communities. Data collected during the first three years of the Choose Skin Health program revea</p> Cindy SommerfeldFri, 02 Feb 2018 19:48:09 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> Steve SokniewiczFri, 02 Feb 2018 16:21:54 GMTPosition Statements <p> 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. 2016 </p> Emily NinnemannThu, 01 Feb 2018 16:58:16 GMTSUNucate <p>Working to lessen the impact of sun exposure at schools and youth camps, ASDSA proudly launched the SUNucate model bill which is designed to eliminate barriers to the use of important sun protection methods. Also titled as the "Reducing the</p> Emily NinnemannThu, 01 Feb 2018 16:49:33 GMTBoard of Directors <p>ASDS Board of Directors </p> Steve SokniewiczWed, 31 Jan 2018 17:52:34 GMT