The International Society of Dermatopathology (ISDP)
The International Society of Dermatopathology (ISDP) was founded in 1979 by Helmut Kerl, MD; Gérald E. Piérard, MD; Jorge Sánchez, MD; and the late A. Bernard Ackerman, MD, who also served as the ISDP’s first president. The International Society of Dermatopathology, Inc, was incorporated in 1994, and classified as not-for-profit.
The aims and objectives of the ISDP are to increase knowledge of the structure and function of the skin and of diseases of the skin by microscopy. The Society intends to promote friendship and scientific exchanges among its members of different countries; to sponsor international and regional meetings; and to sponsor educational events.
European Society for Cosmetic and Aesthetic Dermatology (ESCAD)
ESCAD aims at fostering the highest standards of patient care in cosmetic and aesthetic dermatology, at facilitating continuing professional development and offers a friendly forum for the sharing of scientific research and innovative techniques. ESCAD is a democratic, non-commercial, non-profitmaking medical scientific Learned Society, registered in Paris. It consists in a President and an Executive Board.
In order to meet the present challenges and to support the need of scientific knowledge of its 6,000 members, ESCAD was refunded in Copenhagen in October 2015 and gave birth to New ESCAD. The Society is at the service of its members and of the industry to collaborate and contribute to the well-being of patients all over the world.
The Dermatopathology Society of India (DSI)
The Dermatopathology Society of India was set up in 1997 with the aim of promoting education, research and patient care in the subject and to provide a meeting ground for people interested in this specialty. We currently have about 450 members, mainly from India but also from other countries including Sri Lanka, Nepal and United Kingdom. We have an active Facebook page, with a large community that participates actively in our twice monthly dermatoathology quizzes and other discussions.
DSI hold regular meetings and CME events on our own and in collaboration with pathology and dermatology associations. We publish the Indian Journal of Dermatopathology and Diagnostic Dermatology, in collaboration with the Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists and Leprologists, Karnataka branch. DSI seek to connect with other dermatopathologists in our neighborhood and also at the regional and global level.
American Aesthetic Association
The American Aesthetic Association is dedicated to educating physicians and medical professionals who are interested in practice and aesthetic dimension. The association prestigious faculty helps and instructs their members with science, art, techniques and procedures of aesthetic medicine and surgery. American Aesthetic Association provides outstanding education, information and hands-on training that correlate with the latest advancements in Aesthetic Medicine worldwide.
The American Aesthetic Association consists of diverse Board-Certified Faculty specializing in the fields of Aesthetic Medicine and Surgery.