Dermatology Foundation

Remarkable Career Yields Long-term Benefits for Dermatology

In every field of medical science, there are a handful of leaders recognized by their peers as giants. Dr. John Voorhees, MD, FRCP (London), is one such leader. In an illustrious career spanning several decades, Dr. Voorhees has advanced medical knowledge through dermatologic research, developed innovative approaches to psoriasis treatment, taught and mentored dozens of…

Sanofi and Regeneron $1M donation supports health equity

$1M Donation to Support Health Equity

The DF SRDEI award will fund the research of three exceptional mid-career investigators working in diversity-, equity- and inclusion-related research.

Charles Stiefel was committed to the Foundation and dermatology researchers.

Remembering Charles W. Stiefel (1950–2023)

The Foundation is indebted to Charles and Daneen Stiefel for their generosity and we are grateful for their conviction in the value of our work.

Dr. Michael Goldfarb

The Value of Connection

In the 38 years he has mentored residents, lectured on dermatology, and run a clinical practice, Dr. Goldfarb has advocated the value of human connection with patients and residents. He believes it inspires trust, enables learning, creates a reciprocal environment of care, and is the central element to bring to a lecture hall, a clinical research unit, or a patient clinic.

The Diversity of Skin

In March 2022, Dr. Callender received the Dermatology Foundation’s Clark W. Finnerud Award presented to an individual who “most skillfully blends clinical practice with writing and teaching dermatology, thereby serving as a mentor and role model.”

An Advocate for Dermatology

The Distinguished Service Medallion is the highest honor the Foundation confers on a colleague in recognition of exemplary leadership and service to the specialty of dermatology.

2023 DF Clinical Symposium Turns 20

Known for its expert speakers and knowledge-sharing, the DF 2023 Clinical Symposium—celebrating its 20th anniversary— heralds the next decade of continuing medical education and advancement of dermatologic knowledge.

3 Years, 3 Investigators, $1 Million Donation

Three extraordinary mid-career investigators with established trajectories of excellence in basic, translational and clinical research will receive DF funding through its DF Research Award Program, now enhanced with the BMS million-dollar donation.

New Format, Same Mission

As we launch in a new online format, I am reminded that the purpose of this publication remains the same: to share the latest discoveries in investigative dermatology in a practical and easily digestible format. As a result, we will continue to feature articles imparting cutting-edge scientific and clinical progress in the specialty, and highlight today’s researchers too.

Dr. Heidi T. Jacobe

Replacing Opinions With Facts

The creation of the MAC allowed Dr. Heidi T. Jacobe to plunge into a research program of extensive breadth and depth that has steadily replaced opinions with facts and profoundly improved patient care.