American Academy of Dermatology (AAD)
The American Academy of Dermatology was founded in 1938. It is the largest, most influential and most representative dermatology group in the United States. With a membership of more than 17,500, it represents virtually all practicing dermatologists in the United States, as well as a growing number of international dermatologists. The Academy’s vision is: "Excellence in Dermatology” and the mission of the Academy is to promote leadership in dermatology and excellence in patient care through education, research and advocacy.