There is no such thing as a small contribution; every action creates impact.
Dermatology is a lifelong passion — spanning residency to early and midcareer through to late career — the quest to learn more is always present. Scholars Circle is the heart of the Dermatology Foundation with your entry-level gift of $250. This donation reflects your passion to invest in knowledge that advances our specialty.
2021 Scholars Circle
January 1 to September 30
Because of member support for nearly 60 years, we have:
1. Deepened our understanding
of diseases and conditions including psoriasis, atopic dermatitis, inflammatory dermatoses, and autoimmune skin diseases.
2. Developed innovations
including topical therapies for skin cancer, outcomes research and biologic therapies.
3. Kept talented researchers working in our field
by supporting their work at critical points where private funding is the key to their continued success.
Multicenter Prospective Rare Cutaneous Tumor Database and Tissue Bank
2010 Clinical Career Development Award in Dermatologic Surgery
With the generosity of our members and friends, for nearly 60 years the Foundation has:
Granted more than 2,440 research awards.
Invested more than $80,000,000 in research awards.
Expanded industry knowledge across the specialty.
Fostered the careers of young and mid-career dermatologists.
Created a continuum of experienced leaders across the spectrum.
Funded cutting-edge research leading to improved patient care.
Every disease we see in the practice of dermatology has new treatments, or even cures, awaiting development.
The DF funds research with the greatest potential to lead to new treatments. The Foundation's investment creates the path from research to innovation, bringing hope and relief to patients everywhere.