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North American focused SKINPACT Awards Program to Launch on the Opening Day of AAD 2018

The SKINPACT Awards Program, dedicated to recognizing how patient’s lives are impacted by key dermatology initiatives, will be launched on February 16th, 2018, the opening day of the American Academy of Dermatology congress in San Diego, California. This day will mark the start of the project submission period during which dermatology team leaders can submit projects aimed at helping improve skin health through educational efforts or through community based projects.

The 2018 focus on North America has been preceded by other successful SKINPACT Award programs in regions including Latin American and Asia-Pacific, which awarded in both projects in the Community Leadership and Excellence in Education categories. The Community Leadership category recognizes community-based projects centered around improving the lives of patients with skin conditions. Projects aimed at educating healthcare and public communities about skin health issues fall into the Excellence in Education category.

From the 16th of February through the 15th of May, 2018, dermatology team leaders The American Academy of Dermatology will be held on February 16-20th 2018 at the San Diego Convention Center. This conference will allow attendees to connect, collaborate, and share with the best minds in dermatology with over 375 sessions and over 400 exhibitors.

Dermatologist team leaders are invited to submit their projects that display dermatological responsibility in their local communities. Click here to learn more about eligibility and how to apply. This submission phase will be followed by the pre-selection by a panel of judges and then onto worldwide voting by the international dermatology community.

The SKINPACT Awards Program is founded on the belief that passion for patients deserves to be recognized. The program is sponsored through an ongoing partnership between Galderma, the Canadian dermatology association, and the Women’s Dermatologic society.