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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…


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…