Remove Scott Dinehart, MD, FAAD from AAD Board of Directors

0 have signed. Let’s get to 5,000!


Dear Fellows of the American Academy of Dermatology,

This petition is in support of initiating the removal process of Scott Dinehart, MD, FAAD from the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) Board of Directors. We need to secure at least 1600 signatures.

The American Board of Dermatology Physician Assistants (ABDPA) website domain and trademark were registered by Scott Dinehart, MD, FAAD over a year ago. The organization became public facing on October 7, 2019 with several press releases. Dr. Dinehart sits on the AAD Board of Directors and the ABDPA Executive Board. The other executive board members on the ABDPA include physician assistants he employs in his practice in Arkansas. Dr. Dinehart’s concurrent relationships with both organizations is a major conflict of interest. 

According to the Administrative Regulations RE: Article VI, Section 10, and Article VII, Section 5, Fellows of the AAD can initiate the removal process of a member of the AAD board of directors via a “petition signed and subscribed to by 10% of voting members of the Academy or by a two-thirds vote of the entire Board of Directors, excluding the director who is the subject of the removal vote.”

The purpose of this petition is to secure the signatures from 10% of voting members of the AAD to initiate the removal process of Scott Dinehart, MD, FAAD from the AAD Board of Directors.

REFERENCES:

http://abdpa.org/

https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20191007005256/en/American-Board-Dermatology-Physician-Assistants-Announces-Official

https://www.arkansasonline.com/news/2019/oct/08/physician-assistant-in-nlr-heads-new-ce/

https://server.aad.org/Forms/Policies/Uploads/AR/AR%20Removal%20of%20Officers%20or%20Directors.pdf