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 the care of these children.
This site provides information for the purpose of developing and advancing education, research and care of skin disease in all pediatric age groups.
Featuring: President's Message, PeDRA Update, Research Corner, Funding Opportunities, Literature Review, + more. The winter 2019 issue of SPD's newsletter, PediDerm Pulse, can be found in the Members Only Area.
View the new video, produced by SPD's External Marketing Committee, that provides parents important perspective about their child's skin conditions while dispelling several common misconceptions.
SPD has initiated work on a series of handouts, aimed at providing reliable information to pediatric dermatologists, dermatologists, pediatricians, family practitioners, and internists to share directly with patients and families. The newest topics are Indoor Tanning Risks, Mastocytosis, and Diaper Care.
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