All cases must be submitted using the online case submission form, which will be available in November 2015. The submission deadline is Tuesday, January 12, 2016.
Cases of the Year includes cases with a known diagnosis, diseases that were difficult to diagnose, or cases presenting management challenges. These cases should have attendant teaching value. Case presentations are four minutes, with an additional two-minute question & answer period. Ten cases will be selected for the Pre-AAD Meeting.
Important Submission Information
Attention Fellows, Residents, and Medical Students - Travel Award Available
Travel awards are available on a competitive basis to fellows, residents, and medical students who are SPD members and present Cases of the Year at the Pre-AAD Meeting. This is an effort to encourage participation among trainees interested in pediatric dermatology and helps provide recognition for exceptional work as well as financial assistance to attend the meeting. One $1,000 award is available for the 2016 Pre-AAD Meeting in Washington, DC. Check the appropriate box on the case submission form to apply. SPD’s Awards & Goals Committee will evaluate the quality of the case, focusing on whether it presents new information, is relevant to care of children with skin diseases, quality of data, and approved consent process.
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