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DERMS ON THE FRONTLINES OF FIGHTING COVID-19:
Q & A with SOCS Board Member Candrice Heath, MD

May 21, 2020
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Several Skin of Color Society members have volunteered to help in the battle against the novel coronavirus, through institutions around the US and the world. In the first of our series, we share the frontline experiences of SOCS Board member Candrice Heath, MD, FAAD, who is an Assistant Professor of Dermatology, Lewis Katz School of…


Remembering Dr. A. Paul Kelly

May 13, 2020
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On May 13, six years ago, SOCS founding/honorary emeritus member Dr. A. Paul Kelly passed away. Known as a “Quiet Pioneer” of skin of color dermatology, Dr. Kelly dedicated his life to researching issues associated with skin of color, and to improving dermatological care for his patients. He inspired and challenged nearly 90 dermatology residents,…


A Treasure Trove of SOCS Educational Videos Available Online!

May 5, 2020
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Raising awareness and promoting excellence in skin of color dermatology are central to the mission of the Skin of Color Society, so we are pleased to offer a wide array of online, free educational resources to SOCS members, medical colleagues, industry, media, and the general public. Over the past few years, we have developed a…


SOCS MEMBERSHIP HIGHLIGHTS

April 16, 2020
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Our members make all the difference in the world! Thank you to SOCS Board of Directors who have just completed their terms, from top l- r: Drs. Chere Lucas Anthony, Nada Elbuluk and Ginette A. Okoye. Welcome new SOCS board members (bottom l-r) Drs. Crystal Aguh, Candrice Heath and Neelam Ajit Vashi! SOCS Board of…


4 SKIN OF COLOR SOCIETY MEMBERS INSTALLED ON AAD BOARD OF DIRECTORS

March 26, 2020
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We are so thrilled about the recent news from the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD), announcing the installation of its new Board of Directors, including four Skin of Color Society (SOCS) members! SOCS Founder, Susan C. Taylor, MD, FAAD, will begin a one-year term as an officer in the role of AAD vice president. Joining…


SKIN OF COLOR SOCIETY’S 2020 OBSERVERSHIP AWARDEES ANNOUNCED!

March 17, 2020
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SOCS 2020 Observership Award recipients (From top, l-r): Tiffany Alexander, Brittany Fester, Gary Gibson; (middle row): Alexis Holmes, Padmavathi Karri, Adeline Kikam; bottom: Karan Lal, Linda Oyesiku SKIN OF COLOR SOCIETY’S 2020 OBSERVERSHIP AWARDEES ANNOUNCED! We congratulate this year’s recipients of the Skin of Color Society’s Observership Award, including the following individuals and their respective…


SOCS 16TH ANNUAL SCIENTIFIC SYMPOSIUM CANCELLED DUE TO AAD MEETING CANCELLATION AMIDST COVID-19 CONCERNS

March 10, 2020
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16TH ANNUAL SKIN OF COLOR SOCIETY SCIENTIFIC SYMPOSIUM CANCELED


“Facing the Future” with SOCS Expert Team Captivates the Crowd of Media Guests!

February 26, 2020
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Media guests from several dozen news outlets gathered with high interest and engagement for the 4th Annual Skin of Color Society Media Day, “Facing the Future.” This info-rich and people-packed event was graciously hosted by Dr. Dhaval Bhanusali, in his stylish offices of Hudson Dermatology and Laser Surgery. The program featured a rotating format so…


Join the digital conversation with us!

January 21, 2020
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Did you know that currently, an estimated 3.5 billion people around the world use social media on a daily basis?!  That’s approximately 45% of the global population! Are you one of them? Would you consider yourself a social media devotee or a dabbler? Or, is it your natural reflex to just pick up your phone…


Facing the Future: 2020 Vision… and Beyond

December 30, 2019
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As we usher in a new year and a new decade, we look ahead to 2020 with great anticipation of many exciting plans on the horizon for the Skin of Color Society, at a time of record growth and expansion globally, with membership now representing 31 countries! We’re entering our 16th year of existence as…