Other Resources

SID Partner societies

European Society for Dermatological Research (ESDR) 
Japanese Society for Investigative Dermatology (JSID) 

SID-managed Organizations

Association of Professors of Dermatology (APD)

Medical Dermatology Society (MDS)



The Coalition of Skin Diseases (CSD) 
Basal Cell Carcinoma Nevus Syndrome Life Support Network
Cicatricial Alopecia Research Foundation (CARF)
Cutaneous Lymphoma Foundation
Dystrophic Epidemolysis Bullosa Research Association of America (DEBRA)
Foundation for Ichthyosis and Related Skin Types (FIRST)
International Pemphigus & Pemphigoid Foundation 
National Alopecia Areata Foundation 
National Eczema Association for Science and Education (NEASE) 
National Foundation for Ectodermal Dysplasias
National Psoriasis Foundation
Nevus Outreach, Inc.
Pachyonychia Congenita Project
Sturge-Weber Foundation 
Vitiligo Support International
Xeroderma Pigmentosum Family Support Group
 
Other Helpful Links
American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) 
American Acne & Rosacea Society (AARS)
American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
American Dermatological Association (ADA) 
American Medical Association (AMA) 
American Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS) 
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) 
Center for Scientific Review
Clinical Immunology Society
Dermatology Foundation 
DermWeb.com
Federation of Clinical Immunology Societies (FOCIS)
Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
Hidradenitis Suppurativa Foundation, Inc. (HSF)
National Health Council
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS) 
National Cancer Institute (NCI) 
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease (NIAID) 
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) 
National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR)
Pityriasis Rubra Pilaris (PRP) Support Group
Rash and Rashes: Dermatology Tutorial for Students - Free Dermatology Educational Resources for medical students, residents and other professionals.  Includes lesion morphologies, distributions, and examples of each in an easy-to-use, self-paced tutorial.
Skin rashes that itch: Patient Information at Skinsight.com - A patient-friendly quick reference guide to the most common causes of itchy rashes.  Each diagnosis includes images and overview information
Society for Melanoma Research
Timely Topics in Medicine - Dermatology


 

 Other Conferences & Meetings

Foundation for Ichthyosis & Related Skin Types (FIRST)

FIRST's National Family Conference
June 20, 21 & 22, 2014
Indianapolis, Indiana
http://firstskinfoundation.org/calendar-detail.cfm?id=71

Alopecia Areata Family Conference
29th Annual National Alopecia Areata Foundation International Conference
June 26 - 29, 2014
San Antonio, Texas
http://www.naaf.org

15th World Congress on Cancers of the Skin
September 3 - 6, 2014
Edinburgh, Scotland
http://www.wccs2014.org/scientific_programme/

Inflammatory Skin Disease Summit: The Translational Revolution
November 19 – 21, 2014
Festive Hall of the Austrian Academy of Sciences
Vienna, Austria
http://www.oeaw.ac.at/isds2014

14th International Langerhans Cells Workshop
November 5 - 8, 2015
Kyoto, Japan
http://www.lc2015.jp/

39th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society for Investigative Dermatology
December 12 - 14, 2014
http://www.cs-oto.com/jsid39/en/index.html


Employment Opportunities


Assistant Professor of Clinical Dermatology
University of California, San Francisco
Department of Dermatology
Vacancy JPF000111

Description:  The Dermatopathology section of the departments of Dermatology and Pathology at UCSF are seeking an outstanding diagnostician, teacher, and senior consultant.  The position requires a full time commitment to diagnostic dermatopathology.
 
Requirements:  The successful candidate must have a strong commitment to teaching residents, fellows and international scholars as well as a desire to make ongoing contributions to the discipline of dermatopathology through clinical or collaborative research. The successful candidate must have demonstrable success in completing exemplary diagnostic work in a high volume setting while maintaining academic productivity.  In addition, the candidate will be responsible for teaching residents, medical students, and UCSF housestaff.
 
Basic Requirements:
MD degree, Board certified in Dermatology and must hold a special qualification certification in Dermatopathology.  This position requires 5-7 years of experience with complex medical dermatology, including cutaneous lymphoma.
 
The deadline for applications to be considered in a timely manner is May 30, 2014.
 
Start Date:  July 1, 2014
 
Salary:  Negotiable
 
Applicants should apply online at https://aprecruit.ucsf.edu/apply/JPF00111 with his/her curriculum vitae, letter of interest, and three to five letters of recommendation. In addition, applicants should submit a Statement of Research, a Statement of Teaching, and three to five reprints.
 
UCSF seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence.  UCSF is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer.



Assistant Professor of Clinical Dermatology
UCSF Department of Dermatology


Start Date: Anticipated July 1, 2014

UCSF seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. UCSF is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Applicants should apply online with her/his curriculum vitae, letter of interest, and three-five letters of recommendation at 
https://aprecruit.ucsf.edu/apply/JPF00111.

Internal Number: JPF00068
Position: Assistant Professor of Clinical Dermatology
Organization: University of California San Francisco
Location: San Francisco, CA
Salary: To be negotiated
Date Posted: 1/30/2014
Requirements Requirements: Board certification in Dermatology, Pediatrics and Pediatric Dermatology. Prior participation in a medical teaching certificate program.


Assistant Professor In-Residence
UCSF Department of Dermatology

 
The Department of Dermatology of the University of California San Francisco is seeking to appoint a new faculty member whose research program will focus on non-melanoma skin cancer treatment and outcomes. The successful candidate will also devote research and clinical effort in the study and care of patients with complex medical dermatology. In addition, the candidate will be responsible for teaching residents, medical students and UCSF housestaff. The appointee will occupy space in the Cancer Center at Mount Zion building.
 
Basic qualifications:
 
MD or MD/PhD degree(s) or equivalent
Board certified in Dermatology
Training in Epidemiology
 
UCSF seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence.  UCSF is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
 
Applicants should apply online with her/his curriculum vitae, a 1-2 page summary of research accomplishments, a 1-2 page perspective on future research plans, and 3-5 reprints of major publications, and arrange to have 3-5 letters of recommendation and cover letter at https://aprecruit.ucsf.edu/apply/JPF00065.



Funding Opportunities

Cutaneous Lymphoma Foundation
2014 CLARIONS Award Program - 
Discovering new avenues for improved therapies and a cure for cutaneous lymphoma.
In March 2012, the Cutaneous Lymphoma Foundation’s Board of Directors approved a new Research Awards Program, the first dedicated exclusively to funding cutaneous lymphoma research.
The signature funding initiative of the Research Awards Program (RAP), is the CLARIONS Grant Program, which stands for Curing Cutaneous Lymphoma by Advancing Research, Innovation and Offering New Solutions.  This research grant program supports investigators interested in conducting innovative cutaneous lymphoma research.   These grants will help uncover causes and improve the treatment and quality of life for patients. Discovering new avenues for better therapies and, one day, a cure for cutaneous lymphoma are key goals of this program.


Deadline for applications is July 31, 2014.
 

Click HERE for application details.