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AAD seeking nominations for dermatology awards

The American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) is accepting nominations for a number of awards for outstanding dermatologists to receive recognition at the AAD Annual Meeting for their contributions to their specialty, their patients and their community.

Here are some examples of AAD awards:

  • Master Dermatologist Award honors an Academy member who has made significant contributions to the specialty and the Academy throughout his or her career.

  • Young Investigators in Dermatology Award recognizes the research contributions of young investigators.

  • Arnold P. Gold Foundation Humanism in Medicine Award is presented to a practicing Academy member dermatologist who exemplifies compassionate, patient-centered care.

  • Members Making a Difference Award is the highest honor an Academy member can receive for volunteerism.

In addition to these awards, nominations are also open for the Eugene J. Van Scott Award for Innovative Therapy of the Skin and the Phillip Frost Leadership Lecture, to be presented during the Annual Meeting Plenary Session.

AAD award nomination deadlines

Applications for the Members Making a Difference Award are accepted throughout the year, and the application deadline for the Young Investigators in Dermatology Award is Sept. 30, 2016. The deadline for other honors is Oct. 15, 2016.

More information is available on the “Awards, grants and scholarships” section on the AAD website at

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