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Scottish Dermatological Society

The Scottish Dermatological Society was founded in 1924 (as the North British Dermatological Society), and is a registered charity (number SC 014828). Its members are professionals with an interest in dermatology, whether medically or scientifically qualified.

The object of the Society is to promote, for the public benefit, the knowledge, teaching, and practice of dermatology. It pursues this object in a variety of ways including:

  • by collecting, collating and publishing information about dermatology,
  • by stimulating, promoting and publishing appropriate medical and scientific research, and
  • by holding conferences, meetings and seminars.

The Society has a President, a Secretary and an Executive Committee who meet regularly. Clinical and scientific meetings are held 3 times a year, and regular symposia on relevant topics are held jointly with members of other disciplines. The President represents Scottish Dermatologists on the Executive of the British Association of Dermatologists.


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