Author Archives: DPAF Staff

The DPAF 5K Run/Walk for the Hidradenitis Suppurativa Foundation Is Open!

Sponsored by ABBVIE Registration Open June 28, 2018 to July 31, 2018 This year the DPAF’s annual charitable run/walk will be in honor of the Hidradenitis Suppurativa Foundation! Registration opened on June 28th nationwide. Anyone can register and participate from anywhere in the country between June 28 and July 31st. Virtual participants will receive their commemorative items […]

Now Available: The Mental Health Comorbidities of Psoriasis

THE MENTAL HEALTH COMORBIDITIES OF PSORIASIS (AVAILABLE NOW) The Mental Health Comorbidities of Psoriasis is a special complimentary course brought to you by The DPAF. Join Dr. Richard Fried, Bethany Grubb, MPAS, PA-C, and Dr. Jeffrey Weinberg for this unique learning experience with a more conversational tone between these three industry experts outside of a conference setting. This […]

Nominations for the DPAF Board of Trustees – Now Open!

The DPAF is looking for new members to join our Board of Trustees! Adding fresh perspectives, enthusiasm and expertise to our leadership is critical to the success of the DPAF, and we would welcome your nominations. The DPAF is the 501c3 philanthropic arm of the Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants (SDPA). We strive to inspire hope and […]

PA Volunteers for Camp Wonder 2018 – Applications Open Now!

Volunteer to be a 2018 camp wonder counselor! Applications are now open for PA Volunteers for the Summer 2018 Camp Wonder. The DPAF Board will review applications and will select two applicants to represent the DPAF at the camp. Selected PAs will attend the week long session to volunteer their time as a PA and […]

Thank You! The DPAF 2nd Annual Silent Auction Was a Great Success

The DPAF 2nd Annual Silent Auction was a great success! Thank you to everyone who submitted bids. As you know, all net proceeds from the auction will benefit Camp Wonder. Hosted by the Children’s Skin Disease Foundation (CSDF), Camp Wonder provides children with severe skin diseases an opportunity to take a break from being a […]

DPAF 2nd Annual Silent Auction: Bid & Win for a Great Cause!

Get ready to win! The DPAF is launching their 2nd Annual Silent Auction on November 20th. The auction is a fun and easy way to get amazing dermatology tools, educational resources, conference registrations, products, trips and more, while helping a great cause! Starting today be sure to visit the DPAF website to browse through the […]

DPAF Relief Fund for Puerto Rico

Due to the tragic hurricanes that have devastated Puerto Rico, the SDPA have canceled their 15th Annual Fall Dermatology Conference that was to take place there next month. In response to the unfortunate events, the DPAF along with the SDPA have decided to unite and contribute to the recovery efforts of the island and its people. The DPAF and SDPA will […]

DPAF Volunteer Krista Smith Talks Camp Wonder

Each year the DPAF select two PAs to volunteer at the Children’s Skin Disease Foundation (CSDF) Camp Wonder in California. This is made possible by the proceeds raised from our Annual Silent Auction and allows them to provide two PAs with a unique opportunity to give back to the dermatology community directly. Our annual fundraising […]

Donate to our 2nd Annual Silent Auction!

Donate items to our 2nd Annual Silent Auction The Dermatology PA Foundation (DPAF) needs your help! This November-December we will host our 2nd Annual Silent Auction in support of the Children’s Skin Disease Foundation (CSFD) Camp Wonder. Camp Wonder is a weeklong camp that offers children with severe skin diseases a once in a lifetime opportunity to just […]

Krista Smith shares her experience at Camp Wonder 2017

As a proud supporter, the DPAF is thrilled to have been able to make a monetary contribution to Camp Wonder as well as to be able to send a PA to serve as a volunteer. Our volunteer PA, Krista Smith, PA-C, experienced firsthand how Camp Wonder provides kids with skin diseases a safe space to […]