The Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology
(JAAD), the official scientific publication of the American Academy of Dermatology
(AAD), aims to satisfy the educational needs of the dermatology community. As the specialty's leading journal, JAAD features original,
peer-reviewed articles emphasizing:
- clinical, investigative, and population-based studies
- healthcare delivery and
quality of care research
- high quality, cost effective, and innovative treatments
- new diagnostic techniques, and
- other topics related to the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of disorders of the skin, hair, and nails
includes continuing medical education articles designed to fill practice and knowledge gaps in the delivery of dermatologic care. JAAD
is also the official venue for practice guidelines established by the AAD. Our ultimate goal is to provide readers with content that
advances the breadth and depth of dermatologic expertise by disseminating evidence-based recommendations to improve patient outcomes.
The Journal is ranked 2nd of 63 journals in the Dermatology category in the 2017 Journal Citation Reports®, published by
Clarivate Analytics, and has an Impact Factor of 6.898.
The Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology is also recommended
for purchase in the Brandon-Hill study, Selected List of Books and Journals for the Small Medical Library.