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 AARS Membership

The American Acne and Rosacea Society (AARS) consists of dermatologists and health professionals working in the field of dermatology who are devoted to increasing the awareness of acne and rosacea and who are dedicated to discovering innovations in the treatment of these two diseases.

Join us in our quest to assure quality research, quality leadership, and quality care of our patients with acne and rosacea!

New Leaders, New Ideas

Our vision is that members will include those who perform the fundamental and clinical research as well as those who provide daily care for acne and rosacea patients.  The AARS is looking for members to lead and participate in programs and initiatives that will transform our profession, our science, and the lives of our patients.

Now is the critical time!  We need committed, visionary medical professionals to lead the AARS into the future.

If you believe in our objectives, want to contribute to the science and be among the first to hear about new developments in acne and rosacea, then become a member today!


Membership benefits include:

  • Access to national and regional educational conferences and webinars
  • Newsletter highlighting member and Society news as well as the latest clinical research findings
  • Opportunities to mentor future leaders in the specialty
  • Clinical research grants
  • Education for the dermatology medical community
  • Invitation to accredited national and regional level programs on acne and rosacea
  • Access on our website to the largest bibliography of acne and rosacea literature
  • Discounted online subscription to American Journal of Clinical Dermatology for all members
  • Subscription to Journal of Clinical and Aesthetic Dermatology for Fellow members
  • All new members will receive a complimentary copy of the first AARS book, titled Acne Vulgaris, written by AARS Honorary Chairman Dr. Alan Shalita and former AARS Presidents, Drs. Guy Webster and James Del Rosso


If you are interested in becoming a member, please click here!


If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the AARS via telephone at (888) 744-DERM (3376) or email for more information.


AARS Acne Textbook - For Members!
‘Acne Vulgaris', edited by Drs. Alan Shalita, James Del Rosso, and Guy Webster, was published with the hope that it would lead to further research, discussion, and refinement of our concepts of both the pathogenesis and treatment of acne.

If you are interested in becoming an AARS member or renewing your membership to receive your copy of the book,
please click here.