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 1,400 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 through the below links.
Dr. Karan Lal speaks on treating vitiligo in patients from across the world, and how he expects a wave of prescription requests for ruxolitinib cream following the potential FDA approval.
Dr. Arianna Yanes provides insights into 7 new handouts developed by the Society for Pediatric Dermatology and how they aid nurses and teachers in creating a more inclusive setting for children with skin conditions