Dr. Adam Friedman Named Chair of Dermatology at George Washington University

March 17, 2021
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Adam Friedman, MD has been  named chair of the GW SMHS Department of Dermatology in Washington, DC, having served as interim chair since 2019. Dr. Friedman, who is founding director of the GW Dermatology Residency Program, director of Translational Research in the Department of Dermatology and director of the Supportive Oncodermatology Program at the GW Cancer Center, is medical director of the ODAC Dermatology, Aesthetic & Surgical Conference (ODAC). 

During his time as interim chair, Dr. Friedman further strengthened collaborative ties between ODAC and GW SMHS through multiple and ongoing educational activities, including the GW Translational Science Lecture Series, the award-winning Krazy Kodachromes, and more recently, the 2020 DCAD conference, the GW Appraisal of Acne conference and the Core Crusher Basic Boot Camp Exam Prep Course

Dr. Friedman also serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology (JDD), hosts the JDD Podcast and is the senior editor of and chairs the Derm In-Review Advisory Council. He is on the editorial board of Practical Dermatology® magazine.

“Dr. Friedman has worked tirelessly to ensure all dermatologists have access to the latest educational developments in the specialty,” says Shelley Tanner, CEO and president of SanovaWorks, which produces ODAC. “He expertly knows how to engage audiences in their education, creating programs that make learning compelling and applicable to daily practice. We are thankful to have his insight at work in our programs.”

ODAC, which began in 2003, historically attracts nearly 700 dermatology physicians, residents, nurse practitioners and physician assistants each year. The 2022 event will take place January 14-17 at the Rosen Shingle Creek in Orlando.

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