Modernizing clinical practice guidelines for the American Academy of Dermatology

American Academy of Dermatology Ad Hoc Task Force on Modernizing Clinical Guidance

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The American Academy of Dermatology is modernizing its clinical practice guidelines to be more timely and easily interpretable, while decreasing the influence of conflicts of interest in guideline generation. The main changes include the transition from SORT to GRADE methodology and the requirement that nonconflicted members of the guideline work groups remain nonconflicted throughout the entire guidelines process.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1487-1489
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of the American Academy of Dermatology
Issue number6
StatePublished - Jun 2020


  • conflicts of interest
  • dermatology
  • evidence-based medicine
  • practice guidelines
  • quality assurance


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