Currently accepting applications for the 2023 calendar year.
Any physician who is a resident of the United States, Canada or México and who is Board certified or eligible by (i) the American Board of Dermatology or (ii) the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, shall be eligible to be a Fellow, as well as any physician who resides in any country other than the United States, Canada, or México who has had training that is approximately equivalent to the requirements for certification by the American Board of Dermatology. The physician may be in teaching or research or a dermatologist in clinical practice.
Proof of Medical License and a CV are required for Fellow Member applicants.
A Fellow shall have full membership rights as recognized under customary parliamentary practice, including, but not limited to, the right to attend Society meetings, to participate in discussion, to vote, to be a candidate for elective office and to accept appointment to committees and councils. Fellows shall be obligated to pay all dues and assessments imposed on Fellows by the Board of Directors and shall be obligated to observe the Society's Bylaws and such administrative regulations as shall be approved by the Board of Directors from time to time ("Administrative Regulations").
Any non-physician with an advanced degree (PhD, MS, MPH, PA, RPN, etc.) or physician who does not qualify to be a Fellow who works in a scientific discipline or related profession (engineering, biology, chemistry, etc.) with involvement in skin of color and who is employed by a medical school, governmental or public organization, pharmaceutical or technology company, cosmetic firm, or by a dermatologist, shall be eligible for associate membership.
Proof of such employment is required in the form of a letter from the organization, company, firm or dermatologist.
Associate Members shall have membership rights including the rights to attend Society meetings, to participate in discussions, to vote, and to accept appointment to committees and councils. Associate Members shall not be eligible as candidates for elective office. Associate Members shall be obligated to pay all dues and assessments imposed on Associate Members by the Board of Directors and shall be obligated to observe the Society's Bylaws and Administrative Regulations.