New England Dermatological Society

NEDS provides financial support to academic dermatology training programs to host four meetings annually. With our academic affiliates, we organize three clinical meetings and one didactic meeting every year : one at a site of the Harvard University training program, one at the Boston University training program, and two at other New England academic dermatology training programs. Lecturers at each event deliver state-of-the art presentations in their fields of expertise. These meetings attract over 800 attendees each year. 

Registration Types:

In-Training - attendees are medical trainees (residents, fellows, medical students, etc.) In New England area training programs. NEDS also offers a 50% discount on first year membership dues for any person who applies within one year of completing residency or fellowship training.

Member - NEDS active member.

Non-Member - Non NEDS member.

Upcoming events

    • 10/13/2018
    • 7:30 AM - 1:00 PM
    • Massachusetts Medical Society/860 Winter St, Waltham, MA ~ Registration Now Open

                OCT 13 2018 DIDACTIC PROGRAM AGENDA

    7:30-8:00 am Registration and Breakfast

    8:00-8:05 am Welcome and Overview

    •  Sophie Delano, MD, Instructor in Dermatology, Harvard Medical School
    •  Sadaf Hussain, MD, Instructor in Dermatology, Harvard Medical School

    8:05 - 8:25 am      Literature Update: Management of Challenging Pigmented Lesions  in Children

    Elena Hawryluk, MD, Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School

    8:25  - 8:35 am       Photo Quiz

    Sadaf Hussain, MD, Instructor in Dermatology, Harvard Medical School

    8:35 - 8:55 am         Allergic Contact Dermatitis in Children: More Common Than You Think

    JiaDe (Jeff) Yu, MD, Instructor in Dermatology and Pediatric Dermatology,                                                            Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital

    8:55 - 9:15 am        Behavioral Interventions to Improve Quality of Life for Patients with                                                                        Atopic Dermatitis      

    Jennifer LeBovidge, PhD, Assistant Professor in Psychology, Harvard Medical School

    9:15  - 9:30 am        Q & A (Moderator: Sadaf Hussain, MD)

    9:30 - 9:55 am         Coffee Break

    9:55 - 10:25 am        Infectious diseases in Pediatric Dermatology: Understanding the                                                                           Immune System is Key

     James Treat, MD, Assistant professor of Pediatrics and Dermatology,                                                                   University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine

    10:25- 10:45 am      Pediatric Gynecology for the Dermatologist

    Amanda French, MD, Instructor in Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology,                              Harvard Medical School

    10:45 – 11:00 am   Q & A (Moderator: Sophie Delano, MD)

    11:00 – 11:50 am    Clinicopathologic Correlations: Best Cases

    • Stephen Gellis, MD, Assistant Professor of Dermatology, Harvard Medical School
    • Birgitta Schmidt, MD, Instructor in Pathology, Harvard Medical School
    • James Treat, MD, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Dermatology,                                                        University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine

    Sophie Delano, MD (moderator), Instructor in Dermatology, Harvard Medical School

    11:50 – 12:00 pm   Pick Up Lunch

    12:00 – 12:15 pm   Business Meeting

    12:15 - 12:35 pm What’s New in Pediatric Dermatology?

    Lisa Shen, MD, Assistant Professor, Pediatric Dermatology, Boston University School of Medicine

    12:35 - 12:50 pm   Photo Quiz Discussion

    Sadaf Hussain, MD, Instructor in Dermatology, Harvard Medical School

    12:50 – 1:00 pm   Concluding Remarks

    • 12/01/2018
    • 7:30 AM - 1:00 PM
    • BUMC/Shapiro Ambulatory Care Center, 725 Albany Street, Boston

                 ~ Dec 1 2018 Clinical Program Details Coming Soon ~

Past events

05/11/2018 AtlanticDerm Conference 2018 Hosted by: NEDS
02/03/2018 NEDS Clinical Meeting Hosted by: Harvard Medical School
12/02/2017 NEDS Clinical Meeting Hosted by: UMass Medical School Department of Dermatology
10/14/2017 NEDS Clinical Meeting Hosted by: Yale School of Medicine Department of Dermatology
04/01/2017 Didactic Meeting - Hosted by UCONN Health
02/25/2017 NEDS Dermoscopy Refresher Course
12/03/2016 Clinical Meeting - Hosted by Boston University School of Medicine
10/29/2016 Clinical Meeting - Hosted by Harvard Medical School
05/08/2016 NEDS Didactic Meeting - Dartmouth-Hitchcock
01/30/2016 NEDS Mass General Hospital Clinical Meeting
12/05/2015 NEDS Boston University Clinical Meeting
10/31/2015 NEDS Brown University Clinical Meeting
04/11/2015 NEDS Didactic Symposium and 100th Anniversary Luncheon
01/31/2015 NEDS Harvard Medical School Brigham and Women's Hospital Clinical Meeting
12/06/2014 NEDS BU Clinical Meeting
10/25/2014 NEDS Yale Clinical Meeting
04/12/2014 NEDS Children’s Didactic Symposium
02/01/2014 NEDS Harvard BIDMC Clinical Meeting
12/07/2013 NEDS Boston University Clinical Meeting
10/26/2013 NEDS UMass Clinical Meeting
04/27/2013 UConn Didactic Symposium
02/02/2013 Harvard/Lahey Clinical Meeting
12/01/2012 BU Clinical Meeting
10/27/2012 Brown Clinical Meeting
04/27/2012 ADC New York
02/11/2012 MGH NEDS Clinical Meeting
12/03/2011 BU NEDerm Clinical Meeting
10/01/2011 Yale Clinical Meeting
04/29/2011 Atlantic Dermatological Conference
03/05/2011 Didactic Meeting - Tufts University
12/04/2010 Clinical Meeting - Boston University School of Medicine
10/10/2010 Clinical Meeting - Yale Medical School
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