Root Letter Archive <p> CY2014 Proposed MPRS Report </p> Tracy ColinWed, 25 Feb 2015 18:39:40 GMTComment Letters ASDSA Comment Letters and Coalition Updates Tracy ColinWed, 25 Feb 2015 18:38:56 GMTSubmission Timeframes for 2014 PQRS Data <p>CMS Announces Submission Timeframes for 2014 Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) Data The Centers for Medicare Medicaid Services (CMS) is pleased to announce the 2014 PQRS data submission timeframes Reporting Method Submission Period Submission Deadline Time (All Times are Eastern) </p> Tracy ColinWed, 25 Feb 2015 18:19:01 GMTPublications and Communications <p>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.</p> Wed, 25 Feb 2015 17:57:30 GMTChoose Skin Health Skin Cancer Screening Program <p>ASDS members can offer free skin cancer screenings through this partnership with Neutrogena. ASDS and Neutrogena provide a variety of materials to volunteers to help you conduct a successful screening. Volunteer today and give back to your community!<br /><br /></p> Wed, 25 Feb 2015 15:04:03 GMTHome Slide 2 <p><strong>FIRST APPROPRIATE USE CRITERIA IN DERMATOLOGY RELEASED</strong></p> <p><em>Collaborative effort designed to identify best candidates for Mohs surgery in treating skin cancer</em></p> <p></p> Tracy ColinTue, 24 Feb 2015 18:09:53 GMTNeuromodulators for Crow’s Feet Neuromodulators – wrinkle-relaxing injections of botulinum toxin with the brand names of Botox, Dysport and Xeomin – are used to treat crow’s feet as well as wrinkles and frown lines. A minute amount of the neuromodulator is injected directly into the underlying muscle, causing it to relax and gradually smooth out the appearance of the overlying skin. The effects typically last three months. Tue, 24 Feb 2015 15:38:26 GMTState-of-the-Art in Minimally Invasive Aesthetics: Global Advances This full-day program includes state-of-the-art sessions on cosmetic dermatologic surgery of the upper, mid- and lower-face, with special attention to anatomy. The goal is to foster the highest level of patient safety and optimal outcomes. Mon, 23 Feb 2015 22:30:25 GMTPatient Safety Campaign <p>Due to the proliferation of spas, salons and walk-in clinics offering cosmetic procedures performed by non-physicians, ASDS has noted a significant increase in patient complications.<br /></p> Tracy ColinMon, 23 Feb 2015 19:55:00 GMTAdvocacy News <p>New Content - Splash page for news</p> Tracy ColinMon, 23 Feb 2015 19:42:20 GMTExternal Outreach Activities <p>ASDSA partners with external stakeholders and coalitions to strengthen our advocacy reach and advocate for the dermatologic surgeon and their patients. In addition to our work with other dermatology association partners and the American Medical Association, ASDSA is active with</p> Tracy ColinMon, 23 Feb 2015 19:15:17 GMTAdvocacy News Archives <p>January 2012 December 2011</p> Tracy ColinMon, 23 Feb 2015 19:06:39 GMTFix Medicare Now - Repeal the SGR <p> Want to join the ASDSA members taking part in the #ASDSA #RepealTheSGR Grassroots Advocacy project? We'd love to have your photo added to the campaign even if you aren't a dermatologic surgeon The instructions are simple—construct a sign</p> Tracy ColinMon, 23 Feb 2015 16:47:57 GMTTruth in Advertising <p>New Content</p> Tracy ColinMon, 23 Feb 2015 14:00:12 GMTTruth in Advertising <p>ASDSA has awarded a grant to the Nebraska Dermatology Society to assist with introducing and passing a bill that will require health care providers to disclose their level of licensure in medical advertisements and to prohibit false and misleading advertising.</p> Tracy ColinFri, 20 Feb 2015 16:40:53 GMTResearch Assistance <p>ASDS offers a growing library of resources for novice and seasoned investigators. Consent form template How to write a paper IRB resources Research project checklist Research protocol template Research budget template Statistics resources Useful links to funding sources </p> Fri, 20 Feb 2015 16:33:08 GMTPurpose and Goals <p>The purposes of the Society shall be to foster, promote, support, augment, develop and encourage investigative knowledge in dermatologic surgery; to promote the highest possible standards in clinical practice, continuing education, and research in dermatologic surgery; to promote the highest standards of patient care and promote the public interest relating to dermatologic surgery; and to provide a forum for the exchange of ideas and methodology for dermatologic surgery and related basic sciences.<a name="OLE_LINK2" title="OLE_LINK2" class="bookmark" id="OLE_LINK2"></a></p> Fri, 20 Feb 2015 16:01:02 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> Fri, 20 Feb 2015 14:41:42 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. Fri, 20 Feb 2015 14:34:49 GMTFind out what an ASDS member can do for you!Find out what an ASDS member dermatologist can do for you! <p> Find out what an ASDS member dermatologist can do for you! ASDS dermatologists have unique training and experience to treat the health, function and beauty of your skin, at any age . . </p> Fri, 20 Feb 2015 14:25:22 GMTYour Life, Your Skin Network <p> Add a Patient Education Center (PEC) to your website with the Your Life, Your Skin Network. A simple add on to your existing practice website, the YLYS portal is branded with your logo and has a personalized video message</p> Thu, 19 Feb 2015 17:18:44 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> Thu, 19 Feb 2015 16:51:00 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> Thu, 19 Feb 2015 16:47:40 GMTIndustry Advisory Council (IAC) <p>The Industry Advisory Council (IAC) provides a dynamic forum for industry representatives and leaders of ASDS to establish rewarding partnerships supporting the dermatologic surgery profession, associated technologies and treatment modalities. Learn more today about gaining unprecedented access to the best minds</p> Thu, 19 Feb 2015 16:46:45 GMTExhibit Opportunities Exhibitors can showcase their companies at both educational courses around the country and the ASDS Annual Meeting. Learn more about the plethora of opportunities available to exhibitors this year. Thu, 19 Feb 2015 16:45:49 GMT