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The Medical Dermatology Society membership is available to all academic dermatologists, office or hospital-based practicing dermatologists and dermatological researchers who have a focus or interest in medical dermatology, are certified by the American Board of Dermatology or have received specialty certification in dermatology from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada or a comparable national organization.


MEMBERSHIP LEVELS

Dues: $200 per year

Persons qualified for regular membership are academic dermatologists, office or hospital based practicing dermatologists, and dermatological researchers who have a focus of interest in medical dermatology who are certified by the American Board of Dermatology of have received specialty certification in dermatology from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada or a comparable national organization.

BENEFITS OF THE REGULAR  MEMBERSHIP

•   Attend the MDS Annual Meeting featuring scientific presentations and discussion forums
    about current topics affecting medical dermatology
•   MDS members attend the meeting for a nominal fee
•   Access to “Members Only” area on the MDS website containing past presentations and content
    exclusive to MDS membership.
•   Participate in the MDS Mentorship Program
•   Opportunities to present research findings at the MDS Annual Meeting
•   Opportunity to hold office and serve on governing committees: Finance, Membership and
    Education and Programs
•   Attend and vote at membership meetings
•   Opportunity to make a difference within a small membership society
•   Opportunities to network with current leaders in medical dermatology

SUSTAINING MEMBER
Dues: $500 per year
Persons qualified for sustaining membership are academic dermatologists, office or hospital based practicing dermatologists, and dermatological researchers who have a focus of interest in medical dermatology who are certified by the American Board of Dermatology of have received specialty certification in dermatology from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada or a comparable national organization.

BENEFITS OF THE SUSTAINING MEMBERSHIP
•   Attend the MDS Annual Meeting featuring scientific presentations and discussion forums
    about current topics affecting medical dermatology
•   MDS members attend the meeting for a nominal fee
•   Access to “Members Only” area on the MDS website containing past presentations and content|
    exclusive to MDS membership.
•   Participate in the MDS Mentorship Program
•   Opportunities to present research findings at the MDS Annual Meeting
•   Opportunity to hold office and serve on governing committees: Finance, Membership and
    Education and Programs
•   Attend and vote at membership meetings
•   Opportunity to make a difference within a small membership society
•   Opportunities to network with current leaders in medical dermatology
•   Sustaining Members will receive special recognition at the Annual Meeting

1ST YEAR POST-DERMATOLOGY RESIDENCY AND / OR FELLOW MEMBER
Dues: $100 per year
Persons qualified for 1st Year Post-Dermatology Residency and/or Fellow Member are individuals who have completed their dermatology residency or fellowships with in the past year. Such membership is limited to one year. 1st Year Post-Dermatology Residency and/or Fellow Member may receive the publications of the Society, attend meetings and serve on committees. Resident/Fellows may vote or hold office.

 
BENEFITS OF THE 1ST YEAR POST-DERMATOLOGY RESIDENCY AND / OR FELLOW MEMBERSHIP
•   Attend the MDS Annual Meeting featuring scientific presentations and discussion forums
    about current topics affecting medical dermatology
•   MDS members attend the meeting for a nominal fee
•   Access to “Members Only” area on the MDS website containing past presentations and content
    exclusive to MDS membership.
•   Participate in the MDS Mentorship Program
•   Opportunities to present research findings at the MDS Annual Meeting
•   Opportunity to hold office and serve on governing committees: Finance, Membership and
    Education and Programs
•   Attend and vote at membership meetings
•   Opportunity to make a difference within a small membership society
•   Opportunities to network with current leaders in medical dermatology

RESIDENT / FELLOW MEMBER
No Dues
Persons qualified for resident/fellow membership are individuals who are currently enrolled in dermatology residency or fellowships. Such membership is limited to five years. Resident/fellow members are exempt from dues, but may receive the publications of the Society, attend meetings and serve on committees. Resident/Fellows may not vote or hold office.


BENEFITS OF THE RESIDENT / FELLOW MEMBERSHIP
•   Attend the MDS Annual Meeting featuring scientific presentations and discussion forums
    about current topics affecting medical dermatology
•   MDS resident and fellow members attend the meeting at a discounted rate
•   Access to members only area on MDS website
•   Participate in the MDS Mentorship Program
•   Opportunities to present research findings at Annual Meeting
•   Opportunity to make a difference within a small membership society
•   Opportunities to network with current leaders in medical dermatology

MEDICAL STUDENT MEMBER
No Dues
Persons qualified for a medical student membership are individuals who are currently enrolled in medical school with an interest in dermatology. Such membership is limited to four years. Medical Students are exempt from dues, but may receive the publications of the Society, attend meetings. Medical Students may not vote or hold office.

BENEFITS OF THE MEDICAL STUDENT MEMBERSHIP
•   Attend the MDS Annual Meeting featuring scientific presentations and discussion forums
    about current topics affecting medical dermatology
•   MDS medical student members attend the meeting at no cost
•   Access to members only area on MDS website
•   Opportunities to present research findings at Annual Meeting
•   Opportunities to network with current leaders in medical dermatology

ONLINE MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION  |  PRINTABLE MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION

Feel free to contact the MDS office with any additional questions regarding membership.


MEDICAL DERMATOLOGY SOCIETY
526 Superior Avenue East, Suite 340, Cleveland, OH 44114-1900
Phone: 216.579.9300 / Fax: 216.579.9333

MDS@sidnet.org