Dinner with Current Penn Derm Residents
Come learn about applying to dermatology programs from Penn's dermatology residents. Sep 26, 2008 5:15-6:00pm in the Stemmler Hall Student Lounge. Dinner provided.
- Duhring Grand Rounds and Monthly Bulletin
Contains schedule of didactic events in the Department of Dermatology at the University of Pennsylvania. Duhring Grand Rounds are held every Thursday morning starting at 9am in the Dermatology Clinics, 2 Rhoads Pavilion.
Philadelphia Dermatologic Society (Philly Derm)
The Philadelphia Dermatologic Society hosts monthly meetings with patient viewing and clinical discussions. These rotate through the different medical center campuses throughout the year. For a schedule of the Philly Derm meetings, click here.
Pennsylvania Academy of Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery
The Pennsylvania Academy of Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery represents the interests and concerns of dermatologists and their patients in Pennsylvania. They host several conferences and events throughout the year which are usually free for medical students.
American Academy of Dermatology
The American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) is the national organization for dermatologists and hosts the annual AAD Academy Meeting. See website for details. http://www.aad.org/
Society for Investigative Dermatology
The Society for Investigative Dermatology (SID) is an organization focused on pursuing a better understanding of dermatologic disease through scientific investigation. The SID also hosts an annual conference. For more information regarding future meetings, etc., check http://www.sidnet.org/.
Society for Pediatric Dermatology
The Society for Pediatric Dermatology (SPD) is dedicated to the advancement of research, education, and care of skin disease in all pediatric age groups. See website for details abou the annual meeting. http://www.pedsderm.net/
Annual Camp Discovery Charity Holiday Card Sale
Coming in Winter 2008!
Camp Discovery is a free camp for children with skin conditions that put them at risk for infection, systemic disease, cancer, and disfigurement. These include epidermolysis bullosa, scleroderma, ehlers-danlos, vitiligo, and ectodermal dysplasia. Here's their website:
The American Academy of Dermatology is organizing a greeting card sale to benefit Camp Discovery. The cards are designed by the campers and 100% of the profits go to the camp. Cards come in boxes of 25. Hand-drawn cards are $35 for the one box, and discounted when purchasing more than one box. The two options for hand-drawn cards are Note Cards or Christmas Cards, each with 5 different cards in a set. Here is a link to the pictures of the cards:
Feel free to split a box with a friend!