Medical Director

Adam Friedman, MD, FAAD






Adam Friedman, MD, FAAD is professor and chair of dermatology and serves as the director of the Residency Program, Translational Research, Hidradenitis Suppurativa and the Supportive Oncodermatology Programs in the Department of Dermatology at The George Washington University School of Medicine & Health Sciences in Washington, DC.

Dr Friedman has published more than 270 papers/chapters and 3 textbooks on both his research and a variety of clinical areas in dermatology, with an emphasis on emerging medical therapies and addressing gaps in inclusive education/care. He is also committed to resident and medical education, serving as senior editor of Dermatology In-Review, co-chair of the ODAC Dermatology, Aesthetic and Surgical Conference and the MedscapeLIVE! Las Vegas Dermatology Seminar, founding director of Krazy Kodachromes and Core Crushers, and served as founding director of the Oakstone Institute’s Dermatology Board Review and Dermatology for Primary Care series. He also serves as President of Derma Care Access Network, a subgroup of the Alliance for Patient Access and Chair of the American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting Poster Exhibit Task Force

Dr Friedman has received multiple awards, including two AAD Presidential citations, the Albert Einstein College of Medicine Rising Star – Clinical Practitioner Award, the Derma Care Access Network Advocacy Leadership Award, the American Dermatological Association Young Leader Award, the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery Cutting Edge Research Award, and the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology Innovations in Residency Training Award.