About Dermatology Patient Education

What is Dermatology Patient Education?

Dermatology Patient Education from the American Academy of Dermatology is your trusted source for the most accurate, up-to-date and dermatologist-approved information that supports your diagnosis and treatment plan for your patients with skin, hair and nail conditions. It is available for purchase as an annual subscription at aad.org/store.

Content is created to specifically address the needs of the your patients, this comprehensive e-library provides access to handouts—all in English and some in Spanish, written at an easy-to-read seventh-grade level and includes the latest information on:

  • Common Dermatologic Conditions
  • Cosmetic Surgery
  • General Dermatology
  • Skin Reactions
  • Sun Protection
  • Viral Diseases

Access is quick and easy with the state-of-the-art digital platform:

  • Robust searching—utilizing the latest in semantic search technology.
  • Responsive design adjusts automatically to your favorite device.
  • State-of-the-art filter allows you to browse content by title, topic and category to find the exact information you’re looking for.
  • Streamlined log-in process for easy access at the point of care.

With the Dermatology Patient Education digital subscription, you can:

  • Print or email handouts as needed, and include a customized cover sheet with practice information and special patient instructions.
  • Bookmark most frequently used handouts
  • Receive email alerts when new and revised handouts are posted