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Dates to Remember

The time goes fast and there’s lots to do. Make this your one-stop shop for all dates in dermatology! Check the calendar by month for conferences, exam dates and deadlines.


Jan 13-16 Orlando Dermatology Aesthetic and Clinical Conference Miami, FL
Jan 13-18 Winter Clinical Dermatology Conference Kohala Coast, HI
Jan 17-21 Caribbean Dermatology Symposium Aruba
Jan 18-22 Dermatology Foundation Clinical Symposia Naples, FL
Jan 19-22 Virgin Derm St. Thomas
Jan 26-29 IMCAS World Congress Paris, France
Jan 29-Feb 3 Hawaii Dermatology Seminar Maui, HI


Feb 3-6 Eastern Winter Dermatology Conference Stowe, VT
February 9-12 South Beach Symposium Miami Beach, FL
Feb 16 In-Training Exam
Feb 16-Feb19 Generational Dermatology Palm Springs, CA


Mar 1-Mar 2 ISDP (Pre-AAD) Orlando
Mar 2 International Peeling Society (Pre AAD) Orlando
March 2 Skin of Color Society Annual Symposium Orlando, FL
March 3-7 American Academy of Dermatology Orlando, FL


April 1-May 31 MOC Exam, Spring (online testing center, link provided)
April 5-9 ASLMS Annual Conference San Diego, CA
April 18-22 International Society of Dermatology Buenos Aires, Argentina
April 19-23 Noah Worcester Dermatological Society Maui, HI
April 20-22 Dermpedia CME Course San Diego, CA
April 20-29 North American Clinical Dermatologic Society Buenos Aires, Argentina
April 28-30 ASDP Board Review Houston, TX


May 4-7 SCALE (Symposium for Cosmetic Advances and Laser Education) Nashville, TN
May 6-7 Skin of Color Seminar Series New York, NY
May 25-26 Global Summit on Oncology and Cancer Osaka, Japan
May 26-28 Seminar in the City, Alabama Derm New York,NY


June 2-4 Georgia Society of Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery Sea Island, GA
June 8-9 Advances in Dermatology New York, NY
June 22-25 Cosmetic Bootcamp Aspen, CO
June 22-25 Dermatology Summer Symposium Sandestin, FL


July 1 ASDS Cosmetic Dermatologic Surgery Application, Rolling basis
July 1 Mohs Surgery Fellowship Application Opens
July 6-9 World Congress of Pediatric Dermatology Chicago, IL
July 10-20 Cerification Exam (Board Exam) Dates range by state. See link for specific dates by state Tampa, FL
July 19-23 American Dermatological Association Boston, MA
July 27-30 Summer AAD New York, NY


Aug 1 ASDS Cosmetic Dermatologic Surgery Application, Rolling basis
Aug 10-13 Practical Symposium Beaver Creek, CO
Aug 11-13 Controversies and Conversations in Laser and Cosmetic Surgery Monarch Beach, CA
Aug 16-20 Pacific Dermatologic Association San Francisco, CA
Aug 18-20 Hot Spots in Dermatology Oahu, HI


Sept 1- Oct 31 MOC Exam, Fall (online testing center, link provided)
Sept 1 ASDS Cosmetic Dermatologic Surgery Application, Rolling basis
Sept 16-17 Intermountain Derm Society Annual Meeting Sun Valley, ID


Oct 5-7 Annual Coastal Dermatology Symposium Portland, OR
Oct 5-8 ASDS Annual Meeting Chicago, IL
Oct 12-15 Fall Clinical Dermatology Conference Las Vegas, NV
Oct 13-14 Womens and Pediatrics Dermatology Seminar Newport Beach, CA
Oct 18-21 World Congress of Melanoma Brisbane, Australia
Oct 19-22 Pennsylvania Academy of Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery Hershey, PA
Oct 20-21 Association of Professors of Dermatology Chicago, IL
Oct 24-28 DASIL Shanghai, China
Oct 26-29 ASDP Annual Meeting Baltimore, MD
Oct 31-Nov 3 World Congress for Hair Research Kyoto, Japan


Nov 2-4 Las Vegas Dermatology Seminar Las Vegas, NV
Nov 8-12 ISDS Bangkok, Thailand


Nov 29-Dec 2 Cosmetic Surgery Forum Las Vegas, NV