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Adam Friedman, M.D., Announced as New York Academy of Medicine Fellow Ambassador

 Adam FriedmanCongratulations to Adam Friedman, M.D., FAAD, associate professor and residency program director in the Department of Dermatology at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, who was selected as a Fellow Ambassador for The New York Academy of Medicine.

This is the inaugural year for Ambassador Fellows at The New York Academy of Medicine, which will expand the critical role Fellows play for the Academy and create opportunities for Fellows to share their experience and expertise with the public. Five ambassadors, including Friedman, with expertise in health care delivery, public health, health policy and reform, Medicare and Medicaid, clinical care advances and more were selected to provide insights on behalf of the Academy through blogging, op-eds, presentations, and media interviews. Friedman was chosen for his expertise in:

  • Nanotechnology in Dermatology
  • Management of Aging Skin
  • Sunscreen Regulation and Policy
  • Skin Infections and Antimicrobial Stewardship
  • Complex Inflammatory Diseases of the Skin
  • Teledermatology

The Ambassadors were nominated by their peers and selected by the Academy based on their interest and ability as spokespersons for their field of expertise as well as for their ability to address broad reaching and newsworthy topics such as urban health, prevention, and health disparities.

In addition to Friedman, Shahid R. Aziz, DMD, M.D., FACS; Dave Chokshi, M.D., MSc; Nirav R. Shah, M.D., MPH; and Launette Woolforde, Ed.D., DNP, RN-BC, were chosen as Fellow Ambassadors. For more information on the Fellow Ambassadors, please visit