American Academy of Dermatology (AAD)
The American Academy of Dermatology is the preeminent dermatologic association. With a membership of more than 15,000 physicians worldwide
Society for Investigational Dermatology (SID)
The Society for Investigative Dermatology was born out of a vision to serve a segment of science previously unrepresented by the medical societies of the United States: investigative dermatology. The founders saw a need for an organization with a devotion to cutaneous investigation, rather than clinical work, and to promote investigative dermatology to a fully respected position among the medical specialties.
Pennsylvania Academy of Dermatology and Dermatological Surgery (PAD)
[The PAD] organization was formed in 1966 to address the educational, socio-economic, and political issues facing dermatology in our state. Since our inception we have grown to hundreds of members and continue to grow. The main purpose of the PAD is to promote high quality, accessible dermatological care to all individuals.
American Society for Dermatological Surgery (ASDS)
Today, ASDS members are recognized within the medical community as leaders in the field of dermatology and as advocates for patient safety. ASDS members not only lead the field of specialists in the treatment of skin cancer, but also are the premier specialty group trained to treat skin and soft tissue in both medically necessary and cosmetic surgical and non-surgical methods.
The College of Physicians of Philadelphia
The College of Physicians of Philadelphia, founded in 1787, is the oldest professional medical organization in the country. Twenty-four physicians of eighteenth-century Philadelphia gathered “to advance the science of medicine and to thereby lessen human misery.”