About the Chicago Dermatological Society


The purpose of the Chicago Dermatological Society (CDS) is to educate its members and guests (medical residents and students) in dermatology and its subspecialties.  We aim 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

History of the CDS

Learn about how the CDS was founded.

CDS Awards

View a list of members who have been honored through designation of the Practitioner of the Year Award, the Founders Award, and the Gold Medal Award.

Board of Directors

View a list of the current members of the CDS governing body.

Past Presidents

View a list of all the past-presidents of the CDS.

Named Lectures

Learn about the lectures named in honor of CDS members who have made significant contributions to the profession of dermatology in Chicago and nationally.

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Membership Information

Read about the requirements for CDS membership and download a pdf file of the CDS membership application.

Scientific Committee Page (password protected)

Members of the Scientific Committee can access information about CDS research grants here.

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Last Updated on Sunday, December 29, 2013 03:33 PM