Root Skin Cancer Screening Program <p>Free skin cancer screenings by volunteer dermatologic surgeons by state, then city, then last name Alabama Illinois Missouri Puerto Rico Arizona Indiana Nebraska Rhode Island Arkansas Kansas Nevada South Carolina</p> Jolene KremerThu, 02 Jul 2015 19:21:17 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> Jolene KremerThu, 02 Jul 2015 19:11:35 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> Jolene KremerThu, 02 Jul 2015 19:11:35 GMTBoard of Directors <p>ASDS Board of Directors </p> Jolene KremerThu, 02 Jul 2015 16:54:15 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 ColinThu, 02 Jul 2015 14:40:27 GMTModel Bills <p>New Content</p> Tracy ColinThu, 02 Jul 2015 14:35:35 GMTElections <p>The American Society for Dermatologic Surgery Association has partnered with state dermatological societies to present state legislative candidates' surveys on issues important to our specialty. Minnesota Florida Georgia </p> Tracy ColinThu, 02 Jul 2015 14:32:30 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, 02 Jul 2015 14:30:48 GMTPatient Safety Hero Award <p>ASDSA Patient Safety Hero Awards</p> Tracy ColinThu, 02 Jul 2015 14:16:40 GMTGrants <p>New Content</p> Tracy ColinThu, 02 Jul 2015 14:11:47 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 GMT