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Mission and Vision


The mission of the PAD is to advocate for PA dermatologists and to foster excellence in their delivery of patient care.

Who We Are

With over 350 member dermatologists, the PAD represents Pennsylvania dermatologists through all stages of their career.

What We Do


The PAD advocates for the patient physician relationship; advocates patient safety through legislation; promotes education and research; influences trends in the health care delivery system; fosters cooperation among dermatologic organizations and represents our members. 


Greeting From 
Dr. Sundlass

DEI Mission Statement

In order to create a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion, the Pennsylvania Academy of Dermatology & Dermatologic Surgery commits to educating and engaging with dermatologists throughout the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania through open communication, community partnerships, and meaningful collaboration. To address health inequities and disparities, we commit to broadening awareness, research, and advocacy for the unmet needs of all of our patients. We commit to increasing diversity in our workforce and leadership which is vital to achieving these goals.​


Advocacy Day

May 8, 2024

On the Hill

Harrisburg, PA

56th Annual
Scientific Meeting

September 20-22, 2024

The WestIn Philadelphia

Philadelphia, PA

Find a Dermatologist

Find a Dermatologist is now available for patients to find a PAD member dermatologist in their area.

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