Service and Outreach
A number of opportunities exist to provide community service and public education regarding important issues in dermatology. Below is a listing of several of these opportunities.
- Camp Discovery
For young people with a serious skin condition, Camp Discovery offers a summer camping experience unlike any they’ve had before. Every year, the American Academy of Dermatology sponsors a week of fishing, boating, swimming, water skiing, arts and crafts, and just plain fun. Medical students can serve as camp counselors at this camp, an incredibly rewarding experience.
- Skin Cancer Foundation
FoA national organization devoted to the prevention and treatment of skin cancer and educating the public about its risks.