Patient Resources

American Academy of Dermatology (AAD)

AAD was founded in 1938 with a mission to promote leadership in dermatology and excellence in patient care through education, research and advocacy. AAD is the largest, most influential and most representative dermatology group in the United States. It currently has more than 17,000 members and represents virtually all practicing dermatologists in the United States, as well as a growing number of international dermatologists.

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Skinsight provides insight from experts about treating and caring for your skin, including pictures and information for common diseases and conditions. It also has a disease finder tool.

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Insight Institute

The Insight Institute is a non-profit organization that promotes innovation, critical thinking and creative problem solving through art-based initiatives and programs. The program consists of multi-session workshops aimed at enhancing visual cognition and thinking strategies applicable to a variety of educational and professional contexts, from medical training to business management.

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Alopecia Movement

The Alopecia Movement is a Facebook Community devoted to helping women with alopecia re-claim their beauty and power while raising awareness about this disease that causes sudden hair loss

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