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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…


2019 Highlights: A Banner Year for SOCS!

December 11, 2019
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As the Skin of Color Society’s 15th anniversary year draws to a close, we look back on 2019, and proudly say that it has been quite a banner year, with many exciting highlights! In March, we presented our 15th Annual SOCS Scientific Symposium to the largest-ever audience, with outstanding expert speakers and a wide cross-section…


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…