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Registration Policy

Space may be limited  per course and is available to ASDS members, and non-member physicians and/or residents who meet prerequisite requirements. Registration will be accepted on a first-received, first-processed basis upon receipt of the completed registration form with full payment, verification that prerequisites have been met (and documentation provided), and space availability. Within two weeks of receipt of the completed application and full payment, applicants will be notified of their application status. 

Registration can be submitted online by fax, phone or mail. Full payment is due upon registration application submission.

Online: Visit asds.net/courses. Credit card registrations only.

Fax: Send completed registration form to 847-956-0999.

Phone: Call ASDS at 847-956-0900, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. CST

Mail: Send completed registration form with full payment to 5550 Meadowbrook Drive, Suite 120, Rolling Meadows, IL 60008

All registrants will receive a letter of confirmation from ASDS of receipt of their registration. Do not make airline reservations prior to receiving a letter of confirmation. Should you fail to receive a letter of confirmation prior to departure, please contact the ASDS Education, Meetings and Research Department at 847-956-0900.

Registrants are responsible for making their own hotel reservations. Please identify the ASDS course you will be attending when making your hotel reservations. While a sufficient number of rooms have been set aside at the hotel for course registrants, there are occasions when the room block sells out prior to the cut-off date. Please make your hotel reservations as early as possible. Reservations made after the course registration deadline will be accepted on a space-available basis and may not qualify for discounted rates.

Photos and video: By attendance and participation in these courses, you agree to allow ASDS to use photos or recordings taken at this course for future promotions of ASDS programs.

Cancellation / Refund Policy

Refunds, less $100 administrative fee, will be allowed for cancellations received at the ASDS office in writing no less than 30 days prior to a scheduled course. After that date, no refunds will be permitted. Meeting sponsor is not responsible for travel expenses or penalties under any circumstances. Send written cancellation requests to: ASDS, 5550 Meadowbrook Drive, Suite 120, Rolling Meadows, IL 60008; Fax: 847-956-0999.
ASDS reserves the right to cancel a course based on registration levels. Registrants will be notified by telephone and a formal letter of cancellation will follow in the mail. In the event of course cancellation, registration fees are refundable. However, travel penalties are the responsibility of the registrant.

Prerequisites for Participation

Dermatologists who wish to participate in ASDS procedural courses must be:

  1. Current board-certified ASDS members; or residents in an ACGME-approved program, the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada or the American Osteopathic Board of Dermatology
  2. Part of a medical practice focused on dermatologic and/or cosmetic surgery

Non-members must provide:

  1. Copy of medical license
  2. Copy of certifying dermatology board certificate, including year certified
  3. Residency training year and location

Accreditation Statement and CME Designation

The American Society for Dermatologic Surgery is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


As a sponsor of continuing medical education accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), it is required by ASDS that all speakers and moderators disclose any interest or other relationship with any manufacturer or commercial products that may be discussed during ASDS educational programs. Disclosures will be listed on the course agendas. Check the ASDS website for faculty disclosures prior to the course. 

Americans with Disabilities Act

ASDS wishes to take those steps to ensure that no individual with a disability is excluded, denied services, segregated or otherwise treated differently than other individuals because of the absence of auxiliary aids and services. If you require any of the auxiliary aids or services identified in the Americans with Disabilities Act in order to attend any ASDS program, please contact the ASDS Education, Meetings and Research Department.


Registrants for this course understand that medical knowledge is constantly evolving, and that the views and techniques of the instructors are their own and may reflect innovations and opinions not universally shared. The views and techniques of the instructors are not necessarily those of the Society, but are presented in this forum to advance and medical education, and should be based on best available medical evidence. ASDS disclaims any and all liability arising out of information presented in this course. Registrants also understand that operating rooms and healthcare facilities present inherent dangers and as such they shall conform to all proper medical practices and procedures for the treatment of patients for whom no medical history is available. ASDS disclaims any and all liability for injury or other damage resulting in any way from course participation.

Core Competencies

ASDS acknowledges the need for CME content to be designed within the context of desirable attributes as expressed by the ACGME/ABMS Core Competencies and the Dermatology Resident Review Committee. All course content addresses the following ACGME/ABMS Core Competencies:

  1. Patient Care
  2. Medical Knowledge
  3. Professionalism
  4. Interpersonal & Communication Skills


  • Schedules and faculty are subject to change.
  • These CME activities are non-certifiying courses.
  • No photos, video or audio recordings are allowed without the permission of ASDS.
  • Presentation materials are for viewing only by registered attendees and may not be copied, distributed or downloaded in any way.
  • By attendance and participation in these ASDS courses, you agree to allow ASDS to use photos taken at the course(s) for future promotions of ASDS programs.
  • Dress attire: business casual. Dress in layers to accommodate all temperatures.

Further Information

American Society for Dermatologic Surgery
5550 Meadowbrook Drive, Suite 120
Rolling Meadows, IL 60008
847-956-0900 (Main office)
847-956-0999 (Fax)

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