Annual Meeting

44th Annual Meeting
July 11-14, 2019
Austin, Texas


Lucia Diaz, MD, UT Medical School/Dell Children's Hospital, Austin
John Browning, MD, Baylor College of Medicine, San Antonio
Raegan Hunt, MD, PhD, Baylor College of Medicine/Texas Children's Hospital, Houston
Moise Levy, MD, Dell Medical School, University of Texas, Austin


Agenda coming soon. The meeting will begin with a Welcome Reception at 7:00 pm on Thursday, July 11 and end around 1:00 pm on Sunday, July 14.


Hilton Austin
500 E 4th St
Austin, TX 78701

Click here to reserve your room online, or call 512.482.8000 and mention the Society for Pediatric Dermatology 44th Annual Meeting.

Hotel rooms are $235/night, plus tax, single/double. The hotel rate includes in-room internet. The group rate is available until June 10, 2019, or until the group block sells out - whichever comes first.

Self-parking at the hotel is $32/night; and valet is $41/night.


Coming soon.


Accreditation Statement
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of National Association for Continuing Education and the Society for Pediatric Dermatology. The National Association for Continuing Education is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement
The National Association for Continuing Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 14.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Registration will open in March 2019.

REGISTRATION FEES Through 6/13/19 6/14/19 - 6/28/19 Onsite (after 6/28/19)
SPD Member $575 $675 $775
Non-Member $675 $775 $875
Advanced Practice Provider $475 $525 $575
Medical Student, Resident, or Fellow
(entire meeting)
$225 $275 $300
Medical Student, Resident, or Fellow
(one day pass)
$125 $150 $175
Guest Registration
Accompanying Adult & Child
(12 and over)
$150 $150 $150
Accompanying Child (under 12) $50 $50 $50
Dinner Tickets
Dinner Ticket - Adult $75 $80 $85
Dinner Ticket - Child $50 $55 $60
Dinner Ticket - Medical Student, Resident, or Fellow $35 $40 $45

Accompanying Guests
Guests must be registered in order to participate in meeting activities. The guest registration cost includes the Welcome Reception, three breakfasts, two lunches, and one ticket for an optional activity. Guest registration does not include the special evening dinner. Guests do not have to be registered to purchase a ticket for dinner.

Cancellation Policy
All cancellations must be received in writing.

Through June 13 - Registration fee, less a $100 administrative fee, will be refunded following the meeting.
June 14 - 28 - Registration fee, less a $200 administrative fee, will be applied toward next year's meeting for SPD members. No refund provided for non-members.
June 29 or later - No refund will be provided.


Coming early 2019. The submission deadline will be April 1, 2019.


Attention Fellows, Residents, and Medical Students:
4 Travel Awards Available for SPD Members

Travel awards are available on a competitive basis to fellows, residents, and medical students who are SPD members and present Cases of the Year or posters at the SPD Annual Meeting. This is an effort to encourage participation among trainees interested in pediatric dermatology and helps provide recognition for exceptional work as well as financial assistance to attend the meeting. Each award is $1,000. Apply for awards at the time of case/poster submission by checking the appropriate box on the form.

SPD Travel Awards
The SPD Awards and Grants Committee will evaluate the quality of the case/poster, focusing on whether it presents “new” information, is relevant to care of children with skin diseases, quality of data, and approved consent process.

  • Two $1,000 awards available to fellows, residents, or medical students
  • MEDICAL STUDENT TRAVEL AWARD - One $1,000 award available just for medical students

American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Section on Dermatology Travel Award
One $500 Travel Award will be given by the AAP Section on Dermatology. Preference will be given to abstracts that focus on pediatric dermatology education, workforce, Medical Home, and collaborating with pediatrician partners.