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

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.
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CDS ByLaws

  • The governing documents that guide management of the CDS (adopted May 2019).
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Board of Directors

  • View a list of the current members of the CDS governing body.
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Past Presidents

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