Dermatology Hall of Fame nomination criteria

February 7, 2019

Mindful of all dermatology specialty areas, the Dermatology Hall of Fame nomination process is guided by specific categories and criteria, which we've detailed in this article.

Mindful of all specialty areas (pediatric, medical, cosmetic, and surgical dermatology), the Dermatology Hall of Fame nomination process is guided by the categories and criteria listed below.

Excellence in Education and Teaching
Individuals, companies or institutions that have:

  • Made extraordinary and lasting contributions to the education and professional development of new dermatologists;

  • Shown a proven and significant impact on achievement of residents; and

  • Impacted and inspired dermatology providers around the globe with their level of passion to teach, lecture and mentor.

Technology and Product Innovation
Individuals, companies or institutions that have:

  • Developed or progressed the development of drugs, devices, products or services, which have advanced the care of dermatologic patients and the treatment of dermatologic diseases.

Research and Discovery
Individuals, companies or institutions that have:

  • Made discoveries in pathology, autoimmune understanding or disease states, leading to new understandings of skin conditions.

  • Developed a comprehensive body of scientific work that has advanced the understanding of disease states leading to shifts in dermatologic therapy that have positively impacted patient care.

Humanitarian
Individuals, companies or institutions that have:

  • Made extraordinary contributions to providing compassionate dermatologic care to the underserved, advancing the quality of life of dermatology patients around the world.

For more about the Dermatology Hall of Fame, inlcuding it's creation:

About the Dermatology Hall of Fame:
The Dermatology Hall of Fame recognizes the individuals and revolutionary ideas that have refined the practice of Dermatology. This prestigious nomination honors leaders who have distinguished themselves through their significant contributions. It highlights early achievements and successful innovators who have - and continue to - inspire, inform and improve treatment.