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32nd Annual Pre-AAD Meeting

March 19, 2020

Denver, Colorado

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July 9 – 12, 2020

Asheville, North Carolina

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March 18, 2021

San Francisco, California

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The Society for Pediatric Dermatology (SPD) is the only national organization in the United States specifically dedicated to the field of Pediatric Dermatology.

The Society's objective is to promote, develop, and advance education, research, and care of skin disease in all pediatric age groups. The organization holds meetings twice a year to educate physicians about advances in pediatric dermatology, help them support children with dermatological diseases, and improve their care.

What’s New

  • Pediatric Dermatology Inpatient Special Interest Group (SIG)

    Over the past decade, the field has recognized the unique and critical role dermatologists play in hospitalized patient care. Now, our mission is to provide a similar community for peds derms within the Pediatric Dermatology Inpatient SIG. Click the link above to learn more about joining.

  • Mentorship Awards + Resident/Fellow Research Award

    Apply for all awards by May 1, 2020! One Resident/Fellow Research Award recipient will have their paper on clinical or laboratory research relating to pediatric dermatology chosen for presentation at the society's 2020 Annual Meeting. SPD's Mentorship Awards program seeks to promote career development and cultivate mentorships between established pediatric dermatologists and residents/fellows/junior faculty. The SPD also offers a Medical Student Mentorship Award.

  • Winter 2020 PediDerm Pulse Newsletter

    Featuring: President's Message, PeDRA Update, Research Corner, Funding Opportunities, Literature Review, Mentoring Moment, + more. The SPD's newsletter, PediDerm Pulse, can be found in the Members Only Area.

  • Pigmentary Mosaicism Patient Handout (English & Spanish Versions)

    SPD offers a series of patient handouts aimed at providing reliable information to medical providers, patients, and families alike. Topics coming soon: scars, herpes infection, food allergy and eczema, + vascular malformation

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