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February 28, 2019

Washington DC

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July 11 – 14, 2019

Austin, Texas

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November 14 – 16, 2019

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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

  • Winter 2019 PediDerm Pulse

    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.

  • New Video Highlights Misconceptions About Childhood Skin Conditions

    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.

  • New Patient Perspectives Handouts

    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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