The Impact of Ethnic Skin Centers in the United States

May 12, 2016
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By 2044, persons of color will represent over half of the United States population, increasing the demand for trained experts for treating those with skin of color.

Click to view a poster detailing the full list of organizations that are providing residents with specialized training and multicultural skin centers that are working to treat patients of color.

The Skin of Color Society (SOCS) took shape in 2004 in an effort promote awareness, support research, and to build a professional community which includes over 250 members as of March 2016.

In an attempt to mirror the communities served, the SOCS Diversity in Action Task Force was created in 2016 to increase and promote diversity within dermatology.