Membership to the APD is open to individuals from Dermatology Departments or Sections in accredited Medical Schools and Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine and freestanding programs from the United States, Puerto Rico and Canada. Active membership also includes academic dermatologists from foreign medical schools accredited in their own countries. The Board of Directors shall determine which programs are freestanding. One of the individuals shall be the Head (Chair/Chief) of the program. The other individuals shall be chosen by the Chair/Chief and will ordinarily be the Vice Chair, training Program Director or other members of the Department or Section. Only one individual will hold voting privileges; this individual will be the Chair/Chief unless delegated, in writing, to the second member.
APD MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS
Residency Program Director
Dermatologic Surgery Division Leader
Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine
*As of November 2018, membership dues are based on a calendar year structure rather than anniversary date.