Root 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, 22 Oct 2014 21:04:59 GMTFlorida State House Candidates <p>R=Republican Party of Florida D=Florida Democratic Party W=Write In N=No Party Affiliation L=Libertarian Party of Florida G=The Green Party of Florida, Inc. State House District 1 Clay Ingram (R) Gloria Robertson Wiggins (D) State House District 2 C.V. Ford (R)</p> Tracy ColinWed, 22 Oct 2014 15:52:46 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> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 22:39:11 GMTJoin us at the ASDS Annual Meeting <p> Register now for the ASDS Annual Meeting Join your colleagues at the ASDS Annual Meeting , Nov. 6-9 in San Diego for the Society's leading educational event! Registration is now open so reserve your spot to learn the most significant research and techniques for cosmetic, general, reconstructive and Mohs proce</p> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 22:29:20 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, 21 Oct 2014 21:51:35 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, 21 Oct 2014 21:43:55 GMTDermatologist: Men starting to discover cosmetic skin treatments <p> Dermatologist: Men starting to discover cosmetic skin treatments Selfie side effect? 2014-10-21 Men – particularly younger men – represent a growing but largely untapped segment of the cosmetic skin treatment market, a dermatologic surgeon who specializes in male aesthetics said recently. “T</p> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 21:38:56 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. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 14:37:10 GMTNew York State Assembly Candidates <p>NY State Assembly Candidates</p> Tracy ColinMon, 20 Oct 2014 19:49:15 GMTMinnesota State Legislative Candidates <p>DFL=Democratic Farmer Labor R=Republican GP=Green Party IP=Independent Party CP=Constitution Party State Representative District 1ADan Fabian (R) State Representative District 1BDebra (Deb) Kiel (R) Eric Bergeson (DFL) State Representative District 2ADave Hancock (R) Roger Erickson (DFL) State Representative District 2BDavid Sobieski</p> Tracy ColinMon, 20 Oct 2014 16:25:03 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 ColinFri, 17 Oct 2014 17:11:04 GMTHome Slide 1 <p>The Advocating Voice for Title Appears Here In order to ensure access to care, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) must address the problems inherent to the deeply flawed Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) formula to accurately reflect changes in medical practice costs. ASDSA will continue to urge CMS to w</p> Tracy ColinFri, 17 Oct 2014 17:09:27 GMTHome Slide 0 <p></p> Tracy ColinFri, 17 Oct 2014 17:08:19 GMTAbout ASDSA <p>About Us With a membership of nearly 5,400 physicians, the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery Association, a 501(c)6 association, was created to promote the educational and professional interests of dermatologic surgeons provide a vehicle for advocacy and public education efforts</p> Tracy ColinFri, 17 Oct 2014 16:56:20 GMTPosition on Dermoscopy <p>Support Early detection and treatment of skin cancer The use of new technologies paired with appropriate clinical training for best patient outcomes Adequate and timely referral to appropriately trained physicians for skin lesions suggestive of skin cancer Oppose </p> Tracy ColinFri, 17 Oct 2014 16:53:12 GMTPosition on Narrowing of Provider Networks <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> Tracy ColinFri, 17 Oct 2014 16:52:26 GMTStudy: Dermatologists ‘pioneers’ of injectables <p> Study: Dermatologists ‘pioneers’ of injectables 2014-09-29 A first-of-its-kind scientific study reveals that dermatologists are the groundbreaking innovators in five of five categories of anti-aging injectable treatments for the face. The evidenced-based study – “Who are the Pioneers? A Critica</p> Fri, 17 Oct 2014 12:58:21 GMTPractice Management, Marketing and Social Media Course 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. Thu, 16 Oct 2014 14:06:07 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. Thu, 16 Oct 2014 14:03:01 GMTState-of-the-Art in Minimally Invasive Aesthetics: Anatomy to 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. Thu, 16 Oct 2014 14:02:34 GMTASDS Premier Annual Resident Cosmetic Symposium <p> Registration coming soon PDF Registration form coming soon Registration policy Cancellation Refund policy Americans with Disabilities Act Accreditation and CME statement Faculty forms and resources Exhibit at these courses Dallas, TX</p> Thu, 16 Oct 2014 13:47:04 GMTNew York State Senate Candidates <p>R=Republican PartyD=Democratic PartyC= Conservative PartyI= Independence Party of New York StateG=Green PartyState Senate District 1Kenneth LaValle (R)Michael ConroyState Senate District 2John Flanagan (R)Joseph LombardiState Senate District 3Adrienne Esposito (D)Tom Croci (R)State Senate District 4Philip Boyle (R)John Alberts (D)State Senate District</p> Tracy ColinWed, 15 Oct 2014 13:10:58 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> Mon, 13 Oct 2014 13:15:26 GMTAbout Us The ASDS is the largest specialty organization exclusively representing dermatologic surgeons who have unique training and experience to treat the health, function and beauty of skin throughout every stage of life. Fri, 10 Oct 2014 20:59:44 GMTCutting Edge Research Grant Program (CERG) <p>The Cutting Edge <span style="font-weight: bold; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 0);"><span style="font-weight: bold; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 0);">Research</span></span> Grant Program unites education and innovation to encourage and stimulate clinical <span style="font-weight: bold; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 0);"><span style="font-weight: bold; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 0);">research</span></span> and the transfer of new technologies from the <span style="font-weight: bold; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 0);"><span style="font-weight: bold; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 0);">research</span></span> settings to surgical practice. Since 2000, the ASDS has awarded over $940,000 in clinical <span style="font-weight: bold; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 0);"><span style="font-weight: bold; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 0);">research</span></span> funding in surgical oncology, lasers, botulinum toxins, fillers, liposuction and other cosmetic procedures. </p> <p></p> Fri, 10 Oct 2014 20:58:37 GMT