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Membership Application

July 1, 2022 Join Date: Apply between the Annual Meeting and June 1, 2022.
January 1, 2023 Join Date:
International, Affiliate, and Adjunct applications apply between June 1 and the close on October 31, 2022.
Fellow and Associate applications apply between June 1, 2022 and the close on February 27, 2023.

A complete application and all required documentation must be submitted before any benefits are provided, including registration to any AAD Meeting. Please allow 7-10 business days for review of your application. Once you are informed of your pending member status, an additional 2-3 business days are required to extend member pricing for any meeting.

Interested in registering for an AAD meeting? Check out the Meeting Deadlines to discover the 'early bird rate' and all deadline dates. (Dates do not coincide with membership application dates.) Problems or questions? Contact the Member Resource Center at 847-240-1280 or mrc@aad.org.

Fellows

Dermatologists certified in dermatology by the American Board of Dermatology, Osteopathic Board of Dermatology, or the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. More information

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Associates

US/Canadian residents completing their training this year or dermatologists who are or were eligible to take the exam given by the: American Board of Dermatology, Osteopathic Board of Dermatology, or Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. More information

NOTE: If going into a fellowship program, have the program director contact the AAD to continue to receive a complimentary Graduate Membership.

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International

Dermatologists who have obtained board certification equivalent to the American Board of Dermatology or the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. Electronic membership is open to dermatologists in Low to Upper Middle Income Economies. More information

Apply for International Fellow Apply for International Associate Apply for International Fellow Electronic Apply for Intl’ Associate Electronic Apply for Intl Fellow With US/Canada Med License

Affiliate

Dermatopathologists who are Board-Certified in dermatopathology and are not eligible to be a Fellow or Associate member. More information

Apply for Affiliate Dermpath

Adjunct

Individuals who meet one of the following criteria:

  • Researchers, including PhD holders and other scientists devoting a major portion of their time to dermatologic research.
  • Veterinarians specializing in veterinary dermatology.
  • Corporate individual.

More information

Apply for Adjunct Research Apply for Adjunct Veterinarian Apply for Adjunct Corporate Individual