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SOCS COLLABORATES WITH MEDSCAPE ON CME/CE PROGRAM ABOUT MANAGING ROSACEA IN SKIN OF COLOR

November 27, 2019
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We are delighted to announce a new collaborative partnership with Medscape, that has resulted in a continuing medical education program, “Transforming the Management of Rosacea in Skin of Color,” featuring Skin of Color Society leaders Andrew Alexis, MD, MPH, Seemal R. Desai, MD, and Susan C. Taylor, MD. This educational webinar offers certifications for continuing…


Maximizing your SOCS Membership

October 31, 2019
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Act now as deadlines for key programs are approaching! Membership in the Skin of Color Society (SOCS) offers many important benefits through various programs that provide opportunities to grow in the field of skin of color dermatology—both professionally and personally. To get the most out of your membership in our unique organization, we encourage you…


The Diversity Champion Networking Event in Chicago brings together a great group!

October 22, 2019
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SOCS NETWORKING & EDUCATIONAL SYMPOSIUM RECAP A great crowd of medical students, dermatology residents, junior and senior faculty, and dermatologists in industry and private practice came together for the recent SOCS Networking and Educational Symposium in Chicago, preluding the American Academy of Dermatology’s Diversity Champion Workshop at the Association of Professors in Dermatology (APD) Annual…


SOCS | HVO – We Want to Know What YOU think!

September 26, 2019
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Dear SOCS Members, Are you drawn to the idea of volunteering overseas? Would you be interested in teaching opportunities for one to four weeks in an underserved part of the world? Giving back to the world makes a true difference and can remind us of why we chose to go into medicine. Interestingly, doctors who…


Let’s Get Social: Connect with SOCS in real time AND through social media!

September 19, 2019
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SOCS Members connecting face-to-face at a recent SOCS Networking and Educational Symposium Event in Miami, Fl As the Skin of Color Society continues to grow and expand with members all over the world, we see that social media is helping to make the world seem like a smaller place, keeping us connected in between SOCS gatherings and dermatology…


SOCS-IMCAS COLLABORATION CONTINUES!

September 17, 2019
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Mark your calendars for the upcoming IMCAS Academy Webinar of the Month, “Melasma—Change the Skin Color of your Patients” featuring SOCS experts on September 25, 2019! We’re very excited to build on our collaboration with IMCAS (International Master Course on Aging Science), which began in 2018 under Dr. Seemal R. Desai’s presidency of the Skin…


Celebrating Double Milestones in Skin of Color Dermatology

August 14, 2019
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SOCS Networking & Educational Symposium Event Co-Hosts Susan C. Taylor, MD and Andrew Alexis, MD, MPH toast to the 15th Anniversary of the Skin of Color Society and the 20th Anniversary of the Skin of Color Center. A lively, engaged crowd of longtime Skin of Color Society members, dermatology colleagues from the Skin of Color…


SPOTLIGHT ON SOCS MEMBER JENNA LESTER, MD, WHO LEADS THE NEW SKIN OF COLOR CLINIC AT UCSF

July 16, 2019
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  We are always delighted when we see evidence that the field of skin of color dermatology is blossoming and growing! So, as we commemorate the 15th anniversary of the Skin of Color Society (SOCS), as well as the 20th anniversary of the Skin of Color Center at Mount. Sinai-St. Luke’s in NYC, we now…


SOCS GROWS LEADERS!

June 28, 2019
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Did you know that many Skin of Color Society leaders throughout our 15-year history also serve in leadership roles in other major dermatologic organizations, as well as other important public roles in health, medicine and the community? We proudly recognize that active involvement in SOCS provides unique opportunities for members to serve and contribute, develop…


Johns Hopkins Dermatology Residency Program has an unexpected opening for a PGY-2 position

June 6, 2019
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..beginning July 1, 2019. Interested applicants should submit their CV, official medical school transcript, USMLE board scores, a brief personal statement, as well as email and phone contacts for 3 references including their current or most recent program director. Please send the requested info to Marsha Mackey (mcunnin5@jhmi.edu)