Happy New Year! Looking Ahead to 2017

The Dermatology PA Foundation (DPAF) is thrilled to have had such a fantastic inaugural year! Having officially kicked off the SDPA’s charitable arm in mid-2016, we quickly surpassed our goals and expectations with the help of many generous donors and volunteers!

Looking Ahead

In 2017, we have a number of events in the works, including:

  • Holding our first ever virtual run/walk this spring in support of the National Alopecia Areata Foundation (NAAF). We will be posting our registration information on the website shortly.
  • Hosting our 2nd annual silent auction in conjunction with the SDPA’s 15th Annual Fall Dermatology Conference in San Juan, Puerto Rico this coming November.

In addition to these exciting events, we also plan to sponsor complimentary extended education sessions focusing on the “how to’s” of clinical research at our SDPA’s summer conference. This informative sessions will feature an expert panel of PA researchers. Conference Attendees can add this free education session to their schedule during registration for the conference. There is a 30 person max, so be sure to sign up early!

Looking Back

We are thrilled to announce that because of the support of our individual and corporate donors we raised over $40,000 in 2016! Much of the money raised has already been put to good use:

  • $7,500 was contributed to the Melanoma Research Foundation (MRF) to help them on their mission to cure melanoma
  • $23,600 went towards sending children with skin disease to summer camp(s), along with 2 PAs as volunteer staff

Help us keep the momentum going! Please consider making a charitable contribution this year.


REMINDER: If you contributed at the Chairman’s Circle Level in 2016 – you will need to continue to contribute at this level again each year to retain Founders Circle status.