Los Angeles, CA – April 30, 2019
Synopsis of meeting:
The Skin of Color Society held a networking and educational event at the Omni Hotel in Los Angeles, CA prior to the Los Angeles MetroDerm dinner. The event provided members and other guests a chance to enjoy networking prior to dinner. The event was attended by established dermatologists as well as residents and a few faculty from local universities.
Participants began the meeting networking and enjoying the hors d’oeuvres and cocktails. Drs. Pearl Grimes and Nada Elbuluk, SOCS members and local hosts, welcomed everyone to the gathering. The hosts shared their involvement with SOCS and the importance of understanding skin of color needs. The recently released SOCS promotional video was shared with the group. It can be found here.
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Did You Know
Skin of color patients comprise the majority in California, New Mexico and Texas…and soon will be the majority in Arizona, Nevada, Georgia, New York and Florida.
By 2050, more than 50% of the US population will have skin of color.