Welcome to the CDS

Our Mission

The purpose of the Chicago Dermatological Society is to educate its members and guests (medical residents and students) in dermatology and its subspecialties and to promote:

  • Excellence in patient care
  • Adherence to a high level of ethical conduct and professionalism
  • Dermatology related research
  • A spirit of community among its members
  • Public interest relating to dermatology

Items of Interest

Welcome to the new CDS website!  We hope you will like the new look and features.  As we make this transition, there could be a few minor disruptions as we finish building the content.  Please accept our apology if there are any inconveniences. (posted 12/29/2013)


Education & Programs


Next Monthly Conference -- The next CDS conference is on Wednesday, October 14 hosted by the University of Illinois at Chicago. CLICK HERE for more details.


Monthly conference schedules

News & Member Items

  • It is with very great sadness that we acknowledge the passing of Dr. Frederick Malkinson on September 7.  We are proud of the substantial contributions Dr. Malkinson made to the dermatological community in Chicago and nationally.  CLICK HERE to view his obituary.