Live from the 18th Annual Skin of Color Scientific Symposium

Today, the 18th Annual Skin of Color Scientific Symposium begins, showcasing new research in the field, key insights, and the evolution in skin of color dermatology.

This year’s 18th Annual Skin of Color (SOC) Scientific Symposium, Diversity in Action: Science, Healthcare & Society takes place March 24, in Boston, Massachusetts, in conjunction with the American Academy of Dermatology Annual meeting, which starts the next day, March 25 to 29.

“Researchers from around the [United States] and the world will present new research in [SOC] dermatology, share key insights, and discuss the continuing evolution of the field,” according to the SOC symposium website. “With the ever-increasing importance of [SOC] dermatology around the world, the Skin of Color Society continues to grow in size, scope, and impact. In addition to our invited expert speakers, we will have residents, fellows, and medical students featured in oral and poster presentations.”

Key sessions include:

Abstract Presentation & Q&A: Clinical Decision-Making Bias in Darker Skin Types: A Prospective Survey Study Identifying Diagnostic Bias in Decision to Biopsy

Speaker:

Loren Krueger, MD

Aesthetics in Skin of Color

Speakers:

Pearl E. Grimes, MD, FAAD

Cheryl Burgess, MD, FAAD

Janiene Luke, MD, FAAD

Dermoscopy of Scarring Alopecia in Skin of Color

Speaker:

Tiffany Mayo, MD, FAAD

See the full schedule here.

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