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October 25 – 27, 2018

Denver, Colorado

31st Annual Pre-AAD Meeting

February 28, 2019

Washington DC

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July 11 – 14, 2019

Austin, Texas

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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 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.

What’s New

  • Spring 2018 PediDerm Pulse

    Featured Articles: President's Message, PeDRA Update, Practice Management Pearls, Researcher Profile: Emma Guttman, Committee Corner: Education, Literature Review. The Spring 2018 issue of the SPD newsletter, PediDerm Pulse, can be found in the Members Only Area of the site.

  • New Video Highlights Misconceptions about Childhood Skin Conditions

    View the new video, produced by SPD's External Marketing Committee, that provides parents some important perspective about their child's skin conditions while dispelling several common misconceptions.

  • Translated Patient Perspective Handouts: French & Spanish

    The SPD has begun translating some of the Patient Perspective Handouts into French and Spanish. The Acne handout is now available in French and Spanish, and translations of the handouts on Atopic Dermatitis, Infantile Hemangiamos, and Moles & Melanoma are also available in Spanish. French translations on these three topics will also be available soon.

  • New Patient Perspectives Handouts

    SPD has initiated work on a series of handouts, aimed at providing reliable information for pediatric dermatologists, dermatologists, pediatricians, family practitioners and internists to use and shared directly with patients and their families. The newest handouts available cover the Risks of Indoor Tanning, Mastocytosis, and Diaper Care.

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