Society for Pediatric Dermatology

The Society for Pediatric Dermatology (SPD) is the only national organization in the U.S. specifically dedicated to the field of pediatric dermatology. A growing specialty in the world of children's health, SPD seeks to promote skin health across the U.S. and develop new treatments for pediatric patients. SPD publishes Pediatric Dermatology, an academic journal which shares research on various aspects of pediatric care. New research studies are also regularly released through SPD's research arm, the Pediatric Dermatology Research Alliance (PeDRA). SPD was founded in 1975 and currently has over 1,500 members worldwide, with backgrounds in a variety of areas including hereditary skin disease, pediatric skin cancer, laser and surgical treatments, and general pediatric dermatology. Follow SPD on Facebook and Twitter.

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Ready, Set, Go: Countdown to the Society for Pediatric Dermatology Conference

June 28, 2022

Lawrence Eichenfield, MD, is excited about the upcoming Society for Pediatric Dermatology Conference in Indianapolis July 7-10, where he will be presenting the AAP Section on Dermatology Alvin Jacobs Award to Sheila Fallon Friedlander, MD