Membership Benefits

To apply for membership fill out our online Membership Application
or print out membership application (click here for pdf form)


Having a professional affiliation with SPD ensures that you stay up-to-date on the latest developments in pediatric dermatology. Benefits of being a SPD member include:

  • Subscription (6 issues per year) to Pediatric Dermatology, SPD’s official journal, which features the latest cutting-edge research in the field. Members receive both a print and on-line subscription to the journal.
  • Subscription (4 issues) to the SPD Review, which provides short synopses of current pediatric literature from a number of high-impact journals as well as important news about the association and field.
  • Access to Forum & Member Directory, which is an important resource where members discuss cases with their peers to help determine diagnosis and treatment options for patients. Members get a daily digest of cases being discussed via email.
  • Discounts to attend SPD’s Pre-AAD Meeting – our 28th Annual Pre-AAD meeting will be held in Washington DC on Thursday, March 3, 2016 just before the start of the American Academy of Dermatology's (AAD) Annual Meeting.
  • Discounts to attend the SPD Annual Meeting – SPD’s 42nd Annual Meeting, to be held this coming July in Minneapolis, MN, will be a great combination of education and relaxation and held at an attractive location, which can be enjoyed by your family as well.
  • Access to a number of valuable resources in the Member Only area of our website.
  • Opportunity to get involved and be "part of the conversation" - join one of SPD's 22 committees!

Consider becoming a part of the association for pediatric dermatologists by joining today! If you have any questions about the SPD, please contact us at We look forward to welcoming you as a new member.

For more information on SPD membership types, please click here.