New this year, the Skin of Color Society has partnered with Pfizer to create a program of traveling educational events across the United States. These events will offer great networking and learning opportunities for SOCS members and non-members alike.
Whether you are a current, future, or past member, we invite you to join us and experience what it means to be part of the SOCS community.
April 2019- Los Angeles Area, California
Host: Drs. Pearl Grimes and Nada Elbuluk
Date: April 30, 2019
Location: Omni Hotel in the Governor’s Room | 251 S Olive St, Los Angeles, CA 90012 [link to map]
July 2019- Honolulu, Hawaii (During the NMA 117th Annual Convention and Scientific Assembly)
Host: Drs. Candrice Heath and Donald Glass II
Date: July 29, 2019
Time: 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Location: Hilton Hawaiian Village- Kalia Tower Pool (4th floor Kalia Tower)
2005 Kalia Road, Honolulu, Hawaii, 96815 USA
September 2019- Chicago, Illinois
Date: TBD (During 2019 Diversity Champion Workshop–Sept. 12-13, 2019)
Location: TBD Chicago, IL
March 2019- Miami, Florida
Host: Drs. Heather Woolery-Lloyd and Chere Lucas Anthony
Date: March 14, 2019
Time: 6:30PM- 8:30PM
Location: Smith and Wollensky | 1 Washington Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139 | Map Link
November 2018- Detroit, Michigan
Host: Drs. Henry Lim and Iltefat Hamzavi
Date: November 8, 2018
Location: Caucus Club, 150 W. Congress, Detroit, Michigan 48226
October 2018- Durham, North Carolina
Host: Drs. Lynn McKinley-Grant and Amy McMichael
Date: October 12, 2018
Location: Washington Duke Inn, Durham, North Carolina
August 2018- Boston, Massachusetts
Host: Neelam Vashi, MD
Date: Thursday, August 23, 2018
Location: Stella Restaurant, 1525 Washington St, Boston, MA 02118
Dr. Neelam Vashi will present The Aging Face: Cosmetic Dermatology in Skin of Color
Dr. Pedro Zancanaro will present Do’s and Don’ts of Cosmetics in Skin of Color
July 2018- Dallas, Texas
Host: Dr. Seemal Desai, FAAD
Date: July 23, 2018
Time: 7:00PM – 9:00PM
Location: Hotel Zaza 2332 Leonard St., Dallas, TX 75201
May 2018- Chicago, Illinois
Host: Dr. Roopal Kundu
Date: May 9, 2018
Location: Coco Pazzo Cafe
The SOCS Networking & Educational Series is made possible by a grant from Pfizer.
Click here for more information on the Valeant Research Award.
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.