DAAG

The Dermatology Academic Administrators Group (DAAG) is a section of the APD providing networking and educational opportunities that will promote professional growth of academic administrators in order to facilitate leadership and collaboration between dermatology departments/divisions in the changing world of academic medicine.

DAAG MEMBERSHIP CRITERIA - Full time administrators working in an academic dermatology department are encouraged to become members.

APD MEMBER DUES FOR ADMINISTRATORS/COORDINATORS - $100.00 per year

(Select Administrator/Coordinator from the dropdown list of membership options.)

DAAG OBJECTIVES
The objectives of the DAAG Section are to:
  1. Provide a forum of networking opportunities for the exchange of information to promote dermatology education, research, patient care, and service
    • Peer participation in development of annual program and other educational/networking venues.
    • Further develop other communication tools (i.e. listserv, blog, LinkedIn)
    • Roundtable discussion at the annual meeting
  2. Share best practices and lessons learned to promote dermatology education, research, patient care, and service
    • Develop a central web page for shared documents on topics of mutual interest
    • Share academic specific experiences/issues/outcomes through the annual meeting, website, and list-serves or other venues
    • Specific topic speakers, presentations and roundtable discussions at the annual meeting
  3. Receive updates on current and pending legislation and regulations regarding academic dermatology
    • Updates through communication tools
    • Speakers and presentations from legislative and regulatory bodies at annual meeting
  4. Develop a better understanding of issues faced by Chairs/Chiefs/Education Directors
    • Attendance at annual meeting
    • Post presentations from meetings on website
    • Encourage exchange of information; promote discussion and development of strategies with the Chairs around issues presented at the annual meeting
  5. Educational opportunities for the administrator to enhance their skills
    • Provide resources through communication tools
    • Speakers and presentations on leadership, professionalism, and management at annual meeting
  6. Growth of membership
    • Outreach to academic programs not currently participating
APD DAAG members also benefit from belonging to the DAAG listserv.

DERMATOLOGY ACADEMIC ADMINISTRATORS GROUP (DAAG) STEERING COMMITTEE

DAVID LONG
Chair
Term: 2019-2021
University of Rochester Medical Center

SANDRA KOZLOWKSI
Vice Chair
Term: 2019-2021
Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago

TOM GUTOWSKI
Term: 2016-2021
New York University, Langone Medical Center

TROY STARLING
Term: 2019-2022
University of Florida

ADAM SANTI
Term: 2019-2022
University of Iowa